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Working on your swing path? Setup this home made swing gate at your local range in minutes.


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I just wanted to share a little setup I was working on tonight at the range...

Basically, this is a swing gate that I created.  And it allows me to concentrate on not hitting the golf tee on either side of the ball with the club face.

If you can consistently make a swing without hitting the inside or outside tee... I can tell you your ball striking will vastly improve.

Down the Line

Down the Line - Swing Path Setup.JPG

Face On

Ignore the placement of my feet - as I was just trying to take the picture with the club resting against my mid section, and camera phone in my hand.  Hard to get my exact setup... But you should be able to get the point of how you can make contact with the ball - and try avoid making contact with the golf tees.

Face On - Swing Path Setup.JPG

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Originally Posted by mvmac

Great to hear it's working Beach, nice!  If you ever do make contact with a tee, is there a certain one you hit?



When I do clip the tee(s)... It varies by club length.

Longer irons, I seem to clip the inside tee (heel side).

Shorter irons, I seem to clip the outside tee (toe side).

The real reason why I started doing this drill though is due to my shorter iron misses... Every once in awhile, I'll shank a shot off the hozzel.  It is strange because they will come out of nowhere in a round... I could blast a drive 275 right down the middle.  And have a short wedge into the green.  And BAM.  Shank right.  It's usually with a 9i/PW/SW full swing.

This quick little setup gives me a great way to monitor my swing path - and eliminate those shanks.

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My buddy does the same thing.  He usually shanks at least one a round and he is a good player.  He does have some issues with early extension though.  Possible you could be doing the same thing or getting under plane.

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