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Reading again the chapter nº 12 of LSW, analysing it carefully, and trying to hit my driver better... I´m hitting it too high, and when I try to hit it farther, the ball slices... It´s difficult. I´m trying to do exercises at home just to engage the correct moment to have a good swing path , because I think it´s my biggest problem right now. I do too much force with my right arm, and this is the reason why I´m cutting the ball, slicing it and loosing distance. Making swings just with my left arm, I think it´s a good idea...

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I was taught this goal vs. aspirations in some company seminar in my long work history.  I found the distinction useful for organizing ones work to move towards ones 'aspirations'.  Those two words we

It won't be hard, you just have to shoot a crazy out of the ordinary low score. If you're an 18 handicap and you go out and shoot an 80, you could potentially lower your handicap a stroke in one round

Imagine, because of a bet you should improve your handicap in 2 points (from 18,8 to 16,8) in just 21 days...Some points: - What should you point your attention at the most? - My putt is

Do a video and look where you loose your "angles" - elbow or wrist. Really, shoot a video. Best advice to speed up the learning process. Start to own your swing...

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Thank you.

I have a question: I know that practise in my living room is definitely good for my swing. However, I don´t know exactly what exercises will help me most. What do you think are the best things I can do in my room to fix my chicken wing and coming over the top???

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Well, are you really having a chicken wing and are coming over the top?

Do a vid. Really. Every phone has a video mode, some shoot 60 frames per second which is preferable, 30 or even 24 are better than nothing.

Either do what the Pro says (search above for "stupid monkey") or do a video of your swing to get the right advice.

Best,

H.

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Last tournament was good, with 40 points. However, I made 3 cases of 3 putts... If I want to reach the single digits, it´s a must to avoid this 3 putts. In order to practise the long putts (is where I miss the hole most), I´ve read this drill:

On a practice green, hit 10 putts from 25 to 35 feet in length to different holes—say, three from 25 feet, four from 30 feet, and three from 35 feet. Switch up the distances and combine a mix of uphill, downhill and sidehill putts. Give yourself one point for each putt that finishes within three feet of the hole, and subtract one point for each putt that finishes outside of three feet. As the name suggests, 10 is a perfect score, but don't expect to reach such lofty lag-putting heights. I've found that 90-shooters average a score of zero, 80-shooters average two points, and Tour pros typically score five points. My advice: Simply try to improve on your score.

What do you think about it?? Do you know other better drill??

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Last tournament was good, with 40 points. However, I made 3 cases of 3 putts... If I want to reach the single digits, it´s a must to avoid this 3 putts. In order to practise the long putts (is where I miss the hole most), I´ve read this drill:

On a practice green, hit 10 putts from 25 to 35 feet in length to different holes—say, three from 25 feet, four from 30 feet, and three from 35 feet. Switch up the distances and combine a mix of uphill, downhill and sidehill putts. Give yourself one point for each putt that finishes within three feet of the hole, and subtract one point for each putt that finishes outside of three feet. As the name suggests, 10 is a perfect score, but don't expect to reach such lofty lag-putting heights. I've found that 90-shooters average a score of zero, 80-shooters average two points, and Tour pros typically score five points. My advice: Simply try to improve on your score.

What do you think about it?? Do you know other better drill??

Even John Daly advocates practicing 3 foot putts until you're pretty bulletproof at it.

3 putts are always possible like if you land a green from 100 feet away for whatever reason. . .

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What do you think about it?? Do you know other better drill??

I don't know if its a better drill... I use 2 balls. Spread them out 3 feet or whatever. Putt one ball into the other so that it hits it squarely. If you can do that consistently, you can make 3 footers.
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Just a bit sad about my game. My driver slices again, and thus is really tough to make a good result. Furthermore, it seems like I´m loosing my touch with my irons, I think that my driver is making me paying less attention to my irons game, but yes, I feel like also I don´t strike the ball as good as a did no much time ago.

And going back to my driver, just when I think I was starting to learn how to hit it, I go back to my old habbits, and the dreadful slice is back...

Sometimes I feel that I´m not going to play well never in my life.

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Just a bit sad about my game. My driver slices again, and thus is really tough to make a good result. Furthermore, it seems like I´m loosing my touch with my irons, I think that my driver is making me paying less attention to my irons game, but yes, I feel like also I don´t strike the ball as good as a did no much time ago.

And going back to my driver, just when I think I was starting to learn how to hit it, I go back to my old habbits, and the dreadful slice is back...

Sometimes I feel that I´m not going to play well never in my life.


At the end of the day, @Jameson , I think people have asked you repeatedly to post a Member Swing thread with video. You've not done so, IIRC, and that is making it awfully difficult to help you. There's only so much you can do relying on what someone else thinks they're doing in their golf swing.

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Yesterday practice was real good. I realized that I need to tee my ball higher with the driver, this helps me a lot to fix my slice. And, I´m going to identify every week one exercise to sitck with, and change it the next week if I feel confident with it. So, now my biggest problem is the path, and to fix it I think one great drill is to put a wood cover beside the ball, and avoiding hitting it... It´s simple, but definitely great.

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Yesterday practice was real good. I realized that I need to tee my ball higher with the driver, this helps me a lot to fix my slice. And, I´m going to identify every week one exercise to sitck with, and change it the next week if I feel confident with it. So, now my biggest problem is the path, and to fix it I think one great drill is to put a wood cover beside the ball, and avoiding hitting it... It´s simple, but definitely great.

[quote name="xilez" url="/t/82195/how-to-improve-my-handicap-in-21-days/126#post_1180423"]Or you could just post a video of your swing.  [/quote] Teeing up higher rarely fixes a slice, hence, the request for a swing video.

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Teeing up higher rarely fixes a slice, hence, the request for a swing video.

jajaja, Lihu, all your comments to me seems to be a wee angry :loco: !! anyway I know you do it with good intention! maybe we could play a round someday !! ;-)

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[QUOTE name="Lihu" url="/t/82195/how-to-improve-my-handicap-in-21-days/126#post_1180430"] Teeing up higher rarely fixes a slice, hence, the request for a swing video.[/QUOTE] jajaja, Lihu, all your comments to me seems to be a wee angry :loco:  !! anyway I know you do it with good intention! maybe we could play a round someday !! ;-)

Forgot the :-X glib face. :-D Sure, IDK where you are located, but sure. :-)

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Can we just delete this thread until he posts a swing video?

:cry:

So, how did you do in reducing your handicap by 2 points....?  Been more than 21 days...

Work, train, read, watch videos, ask questions.

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