• Announcements

    • iacas

      GAME GOLF Ryder Cup Contest   09/22/2016

      Join our GAME GOLF Ryder Cup Challenge to win an autographed GAME GOLF, a Pebble Steel watch, and many more great prizes!
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0

Low Hooks

6 posts in this topic

Hey guys, lately I have been hooking alot of my shots... They usually go low start straight and hook left. Any tips or advice would be appreciated! Thanks

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

Want to get rid of this advertisement? Sign up (or log in) today! It's free!

Could be a lot of things

1) if your weight is falling back, you chould be flipping at the ball, shutting the clubface down and hooking it

1) if you have good weight shift, you could be comming from the inside to much, and a square clubface to targetline would cause a straight to hook shot.

The fixes for these are two different things. So with out a video its hard to say whats going on. I guess the easiest would be to open the clubface up, and see if that causes a push draw or a push. If so, then your probably looking at the 2nd option. Which you might have to get the swing less from the inside, or weaken the grip.


Share this post

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

I do have a my swing thread you can check that out... Well sometimes I feel that I'm off balanced on my follow through,but you can watch my swing if you want to inpdentify what my problem is!

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

Every once in awhile i have this problem as well, especially with my driver. I made a thread about it a couple weeks ago and Golfingdad commented and linked a video with a tip that i tried out and seemed to help. Although i have only been to the range once since then.

Heres a link to the video



Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

However I have been hitting my driver fine... Irons are inconsistent

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0

  • Want to join this community?

    We'd love to have you!

    Sign Up
  • 2016 TST Partners

    GAME Golf
    PING Golf
    Lowest Score Wins
  • Posts

    • Right, but then you're just getting into however different people value different things (including money, the performance of their golf clubs, the looks of the golf clubs, the value of a name brand, etc.). People have different values. For something like this, there's rarely any agreement on those, nor is there any "right" or "wrong" answers. I use a set of muscle backs that could just as easily be from the 1950s as now. The tech on those isn't really improving much (though the shafts are undoubtedly much better).
    • We went round and round a bit on this last year, but I don't remember seeing decision 15-3b/1 mentioned.  The difference between this decision and 27/6 seems to be that B's ball is found in a timely manner.  The finding of the "other" ball makes it virtually certain that A's ball was moved by an outside agency (Player B).  In the other thread, B's ball is never found.  27/6 allows the same kind of relief as long as the "other" ball is found within the 5-minute search limit.  As I read the rules and decisions, this is a timing issue,  the rules require a decision to be made within 5 minutes of beginning the search for A's ball.  If the "other ball" isn't found, its presumed lost.   In a way this is somewhat similar to another discussion we had, where a player's ball apparently hit a cart path and went much further than anticipated.  He searched and didn't find it at the expected distance, went back and played another tee shot for the lost ball, and eventually found the original much closer to the green.  He couldn't then put the original into play and "negate" the second tee ball, as he'd already searched for 5 minutes. I don't know if the difference in the timing of the discovery is adequate justification for the different outcomes, but that seems to me to be the defining factor.  It would be interesting to get the take of some of the USGA rules experts on this, not on what the rules say, but on why they draw the distinction.
    • I'd have thought there would be a sliding scale, akin to a volume discount. Not just $x/18 = per-hole cost. Or if there are obvious points where it's not terrible to get back to the clubhouse, make 3-hole, 7-hole, 11-hole, 15-hole, and 18-hole rates. Then you could even consider the par of the holes. Heck, if the course started par 5, 4, 5 I'd be tempted to just play the first three holes three times.  I'd get more for my money than playing holes 4, 5, and 6 which are pars 3, 4, 3.
    • A couple courses around my house, in the fall, will use this promotion.   
    • As straight to the point as always, been one of those days? .  The advances in tech always amaze me in what they can do given the limits set by the rules. Yes, of course there differenced between Acer and Taylormade. One is a comparatively small company and the other is a huge company with enormous R&D budgets. However, speaking from a the average recreational golfers point view im not sure those differnces in performance will be that noticable to the majority.  Sure guys like yourself will be able to notice them as, lets face it, you probably hit more balls with different types/makes of clubs in a year than i will in my whole life. I just wonder how many people use the older stuff and why (other than its cheaper than buying more gear)
  • TST Blog Entries

  • Images

  • Today's Birthdays

    1. bandstan
      (46 years old)
    2. boobiemiles
      (25 years old)
    3. ElsieOlson
      (77 years old)
    4. Matt66
      (26 years old)
  • Blog Entries