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Today when i went to a callaway demo at a local golf course. They had an interesting way of checking lie. They had a special impact tape, that had the angles marked, 1,2,3,4,5 degrees with 0 degrees pointing vertical. What they did was mark the ball with a marker, and the marker would mark the tape. You set the mark so its pointing up and down. Make a swing, if the mark is at an angle, then your lie is off, if its vertical, then its on. I think this might be a good way to check yourself, if you just get a we erase marker.

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Originally Posted by saevel25

Today when i went to a callaway demo at a local golf course. They had an interesting way of checking lie. They had a special impact tape, that had the angles marked, 1,2,3,4,5 degrees with 0 degrees pointing vertical. What they did was mark the ball with a marker, and the marker would mark the tape. You set the mark so its pointing up and down. Make a swing, if the mark is at an angle, then your lie is off, if its vertical, then its on. I think this might be a good way to check yourself, if you just get a we erase marker.

Do you have a picture of this? I think I have it, but would be interested in seeing a visual.

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I have done this before, after realizing how much of a mark was left behind from my putting alignment line that I had put on the ball.  The only thing though, is the line has to be perfectly vertical when you set the ball up, otherwise the mark left behind on the club won't be a true indication.

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it is possible to do without impact tape..the only benefit of the tape is just that its going to show up easier than on the metal of the iron.

I get marker spots on my irons all the time when I hit my ball markings.

You could take a protractor or something to the range with you one day and use the straight edge to make sure the line is truly vertical and then there ya go.

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