TheSandTrap.com - Instruction and Playing Tips - Recent Changeshttp://thesandtrap.com/livefeed.rssTrack the most recent changes to the thesandtrap.com community with this feedenHuddler 0.1Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:43:16 +0000Jeff Ritter Instructional Piece on Puttinghttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76661/jeff-ritter-instructional-piece-on-putting "<a href="http://www.golfdigest.com/blogs/the-loop/2014/08/make-the-turn-challenge-23-shi.html" target="_blank">http://www.golfdigest.com/blogs/the-loop/2014/08/make-the-turn-challenge-23-shi.html</a>  ..."threadWed, 20 Aug 2014 02:48:55 +0000billchaoWed, 20 Aug 2014 02:48:55 +0000#1772965Pop at impact while putting.http://thesandtrap.com/t/76660/pop-at-impact-while-putting "I have noticed that when I give the ball a little pop just at impact with my wrists,..."threadWed, 20 Aug 2014 01:18:08 +0000MoppyWed, 20 Aug 2014 01:18:08 +0000#1772909Impact questionhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76658/impact-question "Was wondering about head and upper body position at impact , I've been playing pretty..."threadTue, 19 Aug 2014 23:50:46 +0000ScrambledTue, 19 Aug 2014 23:50:46 +0000#1772853Swingbyte 2 $10 - sold out - wonder if it's not selling wellhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76645/swingbyte-2-10-sold-out-wonder-if-its-not-selling-well "I've heard it's not accurate. Wonder how sales are..."threadTue, 19 Aug 2014 16:32:35 +0000nevets88Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:32:35 +0000#1772384Big Distance Gap Between My Sand and Lob Wedgeshttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76633/big-distance-gap-between-my-sand-and-lob-wedges "I have a 54 degree sand wedge which I hit 80 yards and a 60 degree lob wedge that I hit..."threadTue, 19 Aug 2014 02:18:52 +0000Joe MamaTue, 19 Aug 2014 02:18:52 +0000#1771883Hip Rotation http://thesandtrap.com/t/76630/hip-rotation "How do you perform the right rotation of the hips? I have seen online different ways..."threadMon, 18 Aug 2014 22:31:03 +0000BenRowellMon, 18 Aug 2014 22:31:03 +0000#1771735Recommend a swing http://thesandtrap.com/t/76626/recommend-a-swing "I used to play golf quite a bit, was really interested in improving my swing but a..."threadMon, 18 Aug 2014 21:16:59 +0000jmomccMon, 18 Aug 2014 21:16:59 +0000#1771686New Adams Tightlies fairway woodshttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76624/new-adams-tightlies-fairway-woods "Does anyone have any experience with the new Tightlies fairway wood?  I am thinking it..."threadMon, 18 Aug 2014 19:39:04 +0000inthecupMon, 18 Aug 2014 19:39:04 +0000#1771629Right hand doing everythinghttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76614/right-hand-doing-everything "I've been trying to get my left hand to do more at impact and when I do practice swings..."threadMon, 18 Aug 2014 13:29:32 +0000Crazycanuck44Mon, 18 Aug 2014 13:29:32 +0000#1771190Freddie Couples' swinghttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76611/freddie-couples-swing "I notice that Freddie Couples always has an open alignment and and swings in to out...."threadMon, 18 Aug 2014 05:22:08 +0000HawkNballsMon, 18 Aug 2014 05:22:08 +0000#1771080Ten finger / baseball griphttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76609/ten-finger-baseball-grip "I play on high school golf team and have been golfing for around five years. I haven't..."threadMon, 18 Aug 2014 00:51:35 +0000DirtyDanMon, 18 Aug 2014 00:51:35 +0000#1770973Putting One-Handedhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76599/putting-one-handed "One-Handed Putting I'm a right-handed player who putts with my left hand. I tried a..."threadSun, 17 Aug 2014 04:13:36 +0000Joe MamaSun, 17 Aug 2014 04:13:36 +0000#1770533no difference in distances when changing shaft flexeshttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76598/no-difference-in-distances-when-changing-shaft-flexes "hey guys,   i tried out the same 7 iron in R, S, and X flexes at a hitting bay the..."threadSun, 17 Aug 2014 02:47:00 +0000moonducksSun, 17 Aug 2014 02:47:00 +0000#1770463How close should you be to the ball at setup?http://thesandtrap.com/t/76596/how-close-should-you-be-to-the-ball-at-setup "Hopefully this isn't a dumb newbie question. I just started playing earlier this summer..."threadSun, 17 Aug 2014 00:35:44 +0000SaltySun, 17 Aug 2014 00:35:44 +0000#1770446Evertything goes high, right, and shorthttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76586/evertything-goes-high-right-and-short "Looking for a little help with a problem that I have developed over the last month or..."threadSat, 16 Aug 2014 03:59:22 +0000FromthecoastSat, 16 Aug 2014 03:59:22 +0000#1770076Fairway woodshttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76577/fairway-woods "I have been hitting my driver and 3 wood very well lately.  I have trouble with hitting..."threadFri, 15 Aug 2014 12:30:43 +0000inthecupFri, 15 Aug 2014 12:30:43 +0000#1769464Ball curving to the rightthttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76576/ball-curving-to-the-rightt "Hi All, I'm very new to the sport. I was at the Driving Range on Wednesday and no..."threadFri, 15 Aug 2014 06:44:27 +0000climberchesFri, 15 Aug 2014 06:44:27 +0000#1769383i keep putting top spin on the ball with my driverhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76574/i-keep-putting-top-spin-on-the-ball-with-my-driver "Hey there everyone I've been having a problem with my 3 wood and driver as of..."threadFri, 15 Aug 2014 01:46:41 +0000laffi11Fri, 15 Aug 2014 01:46:41 +0000#1769235What's wronghttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76553/whats-wrong "Went to the range yesterday to basically continue to work on everything.  Biggest..."threadThu, 14 Aug 2014 12:49:47 +0000DanerMadsenThu, 14 Aug 2014 12:49:47 +0000#1768382My Swing (Mavrick608)http://thesandtrap.com/t/76550/my-swing-mavrick608 "I am still coming a little inside and need help on a move or a trick to stop. I am a..."threadThu, 14 Aug 2014 03:30:36 +0000Mavrick608Thu, 14 Aug 2014 03:30:36 +0000#1768184How do i stop coming over the top????http://thesandtrap.com/t/76537/how-do-i-stop-coming-over-the-top "Since i started playing golf my shot shape has always been left to right, at first it..."threadWed, 13 Aug 2014 19:32:59 +0000dash1988Wed, 13 Aug 2014 19:32:59 +0000#1767706Shankshttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76526/shanks "Hey guys, i just had a concern about a shank that i had in a round i played on monday...."threadWed, 13 Aug 2014 15:55:28 +0000MikeRanaldoWed, 13 Aug 2014 15:55:28 +0000#1767422High school practice routine!http://thesandtrap.com/t/76521/high-school-practice-routine "What's a good practice routine for a high school golfer?"threadWed, 13 Aug 2014 14:05:25 +0000tamuk2016Wed, 13 Aug 2014 14:05:25 +0000#1767230Driving the ball versus hitting irons Big troublehttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76508/driving-the-ball-versus-hitting-irons-big-trouble "All this year I've made a special effort to learn how to hit through the ball with a..."threadTue, 12 Aug 2014 20:44:27 +0000CarlOwenTue, 12 Aug 2014 20:44:27 +0000#1766596do slower swing speeds originate from castinghttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76506/do-slower-swing-speeds-originate-from-casting "I'm embarrassed to admit it, but I have a very slow swing speed. like 60 mph with..."threadTue, 12 Aug 2014 19:06:33 +0000cbristerTue, 12 Aug 2014 19:06:33 +0000#1766450Topping the ballhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76503/topping-the-ball "Ok, I know this may be obvious but its very frustrating considering I am a low single..."threadTue, 12 Aug 2014 18:12:32 +0000calcnationTue, 12 Aug 2014 18:12:32 +0000#1766371 random fifteen extra mphhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76489/random-fifteen-extra-mph "I was hitting on the launch monitors at golfsmith and had two back to back odd..."threadTue, 12 Aug 2014 02:15:26 +0000cbristerTue, 12 Aug 2014 02:15:26 +0000#1765646Left Thumb Outsidehttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76486/left-thumb-outside "I've been placing my left thumb underneath the right hand heel pad, similar to Gene..."threadTue, 12 Aug 2014 00:35:45 +0000Joe MamaTue, 12 Aug 2014 00:35:45 +0000#1765587Help with Chicken winghttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76484/help-with-chicken-wing "Hey all   I still am struggling with a chicken wing, which from my understanding..."threadMon, 11 Aug 2014 22:01:07 +0000DanerMadsenMon, 11 Aug 2014 22:01:07 +0000#1765405Analyzr mac apphttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76483/analyzr-mac-app "First off, figure this question fits here, unless I missed another sub..."threadMon, 11 Aug 2014 21:59:03 +0000DanerMadsenMon, 11 Aug 2014 21:59:03 +0000#1765399I need some help with my ironshttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76473/i-need-some-help-with-my-irons "I've been playing golf for almost 20 years and developed a fairly consistent swing over..."threadMon, 11 Aug 2014 18:32:08 +0000BmanMon, 11 Aug 2014 18:32:08 +0000#1765030Irons = Nice little Draw. Woods and driver = huge fade.http://thesandtrap.com/t/76468/irons-nice-little-draw-woods-and-driver-huge-fade "My game is really starting to come together lately and if I could just straighten out..."threadMon, 11 Aug 2014 13:50:08 +0000CrimMon, 11 Aug 2014 13:50:08 +0000#1764616Please rate my swinghttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76460/please-rate-my-swing "I've recently just been getting back to golf and turning to you for your..."threadMon, 11 Aug 2014 07:48:55 +0000thl9077Mon, 11 Aug 2014 07:48:55 +0000#1764430Hitting a Low-Lofted Chiphttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76455/hitting-a-low-lofted-chip "Hello, this is my first post on the forums. I am a high school golfer, but since it is..."threadMon, 11 Aug 2014 02:54:42 +0000adlynch31Mon, 11 Aug 2014 02:54:42 +0000#1764282Getting instruction but not getting betterhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76453/getting-instruction-but-not-getting-better "At a loss now... Been a 85-95 shooter for 6+ years.. Decided to get pro help and have..."threadMon, 11 Aug 2014 01:17:52 +0000brood211Mon, 11 Aug 2014 01:17:52 +0000#1764094Strong Grip Ball Positionhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76448/strong-grip-ball-position "Hello all,   I am having a little bit of trouble with my ball flight. I was hitting a..."threadSun, 10 Aug 2014 19:07:36 +0000Royster1984Sun, 10 Aug 2014 19:07:36 +0000#1762975Weather affecting carryhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76437/weather-affecting-carry "I played this morning in dense fog and 100% humidity and found that I was losing..."threadSun, 10 Aug 2014 00:04:08 +0000onkeySun, 10 Aug 2014 00:04:08 +0000#1762090swing thought/feelhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76436/swing-thought-feel "Ok, so I was at the range today and I had a feel of keeping my right hand and right..."threadSat, 09 Aug 2014 23:59:41 +0000jclarkSat, 09 Aug 2014 23:59:41 +0000#1762089front leg straightening earlyhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76434/front-leg-straightening-early "For the longest time I fought a slice with every club. Now I play a draw. The last..."threadSat, 09 Aug 2014 23:52:05 +0000SacmanSat, 09 Aug 2014 23:52:05 +0000#1762083Ways to battle nerves? http://thesandtrap.com/t/76430/ways-to-battle-nerves "What are some ways to battle nerves? I'm trying out for my highschool golf team and I'm..."threadSat, 09 Aug 2014 20:26:55 +0000TaylorMadeFan15Sat, 09 Aug 2014 20:26:55 +0000#1761764Slicing puttshttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76427/slicing-putts "Does anyone do this? Like have and out to in slice across the ball stroke? I have been..."threadSat, 09 Aug 2014 16:34:16 +0000jackieMoonSat, 09 Aug 2014 16:34:16 +0000#1761537putting to volcanohttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76424/putting-to-volcano "At most public courses because of t he amount of play the area around the hole gets..."threadSat, 09 Aug 2014 11:03:08 +0000OB7056Sat, 09 Aug 2014 11:03:08 +0000#1761286Putting Alignmenthttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76410/putting-alignment "I am having some issues with putting alignment using the marked line on ball..."threadFri, 08 Aug 2014 20:09:43 +0000Royster1984Fri, 08 Aug 2014 20:09:43 +0000#1760587Advice on how much to teach a brand new junior golferhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76388/advice-on-how-much-to-teach-a-brand-new-junior-golfer "So my 9 year old son has been pretty reluctant to golf or get involved with golf. I..."threadFri, 08 Aug 2014 03:57:06 +00009424tmFri, 08 Aug 2014 03:57:06 +0000#1759635How to hit a flop shot... with a 3 ironhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76383/how-to-hit-a-flop-shot-with-a-3-iron "Not exactly a shot you'll ever put in play, but this was cool. Full ball flight in view..."threadThu, 07 Aug 2014 22:39:40 +0000nevets88Thu, 07 Aug 2014 22:39:40 +0000#1759297Playing for the 'Scratch' teamhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76382/playing-for-the-scratch-team "So on Saturday I am due to play for the 2nd scratch team sat my new club (hcp 7 - 12). ..."threadThu, 07 Aug 2014 21:45:17 +0000postmanclarkThu, 07 Aug 2014 21:45:17 +0000#1759231Lowest Score Wins: Calculating the shots gained for SV valueshttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76380/lowest-score-wins-calculating-the-shots-gained-for-sv-values "I'm not sure I understand how the 'shots to be gained' values are being calculated. Or..."threadThu, 07 Aug 2014 20:08:51 +0000brookterThu, 07 Aug 2014 20:08:51 +0000#1759066Teaching a Total Beginnerhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76360/teaching-a-total-beginner "As a follow-up to my earlier thread about clubs for a total beginner, now I'm curious..."threadThu, 07 Aug 2014 04:14:00 +0000GolfingdadThu, 07 Aug 2014 04:14:00 +0000#1758018Toe shotshttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76351/toe-shots "Ok my misses are off the toe. My thought is I may be standing too far from ball. I am a..."threadWed, 06 Aug 2014 23:03:57 +0000calcnationWed, 06 Aug 2014 23:03:57 +0000#1757710McIlroy Garcia side by side comparison from Firestone http://thesandtrap.com/t/76350/mcilroy-garcia-side-by-side-comparison-from-firestone "A harbinger for the PGA? Based on walking path, camera looks to be in the same place..."threadWed, 06 Aug 2014 21:55:16 +0000nevets88Wed, 06 Aug 2014 21:55:16 +0000#1757638