Jump to content
weifert

My Swing (weifert)

6 posts / 807 viewsLast Reply

Recommended Posts

Hi All,

I have been hitting my irons very, very well lately. And that's really exciting. But when I step up to the tee with my driver, the below video is what happens every time - a low hook. Any advice would be much appreciated. Side note - I know I did a half ass back swing here. I think I was just hurrying because it felt odd having some rando videoing my swing.

I've been Playing Golf for: 1 years seriously (up until this point, I've played maybe once per year. But I'm hoping to change that).
My current handicap index or average score is: Score 100
My typical ball flight is: Straight with my irons, low hook with driver
The shot I hate or the "miss" I'm trying to reduce/eliminate is: Driver Hook


Videos: 

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Want to hide this ad? Register for free today!

Here's the latest views. Still having the same problem.

And straight on:

Any advice is much appreciated.

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I'm not an expert, but have struggled with this myself.  My instructor has me working on changing my hand path at P2 & P5 to help correct this.  I would say you have a low hook because of the position you are in below around P5, compared to Ricky.  My hand path comes more from the outside causing my arms to follow my upper body when turning, instead of the right arm straightening and following along more to the target line.

image.png.297d6e4efb053bb7a9157d026dcfedf3.pngimage.png.7e381ce89703d89bfb21697d286d202c.png

But there are more experienced people here than me that probably have better thoughts about this.

 

Edited by JGus
Removed rogue pic.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Awards, Achievements, and Accolades

Thanks for the comment JGus. I could see this being an issue. My driver swing "feels" off in a way that may relate to this 

Even when I hit my irons bad, my arms and body seem to be working in unison. But with the driver, something just feels off. It feels like one part of my body is moving way faster than the other, or is at least disjointed. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

On 8/5/2019 at 11:19 AM, billchao said:

Your ball position is too far back in your stance for the driver.

This evening I tried playing with the ball forward in my stance, and I teed it up higher than usual. Still had a few issues, but on maybe 5/9 holes i drove it well. Thanks for the advice!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.




×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

Welcome to TST! Signing up is free, and you'll see fewer ads and can talk with fellow golf enthusiasts! By using TST, you agree to our Terms of Use, our Privacy Policy, and our Guidelines.

The popup will be closed in 10 seconds...