Jump to content

brice

Established Member
  • Content Count

    123
  • Joined

  • Last visited

Community Reputation

5 Sandbagger

About brice

  • Rank
    Well Established Member

Personal Information

  • Your Location
    Georgia USA

Your Golf Game

  • Handicap Index
    6.5
  • Handedness
    Righty

Recent Profile Visitors

The recent visitors block is disabled and is not being shown to other users.

  1. Cool I'll try that. Also, I didn't realize how closed my feet were against my target line. That might explain my issues hitting it left. Thank you for the feedback!
  2. I learned recently that you can record in slomo on iphones at get a lot more frames. I'm still fighting a hook with my driver, but I seem to be keeping my head a little more still than I used to be.
  3. Yea I'm not denying that there is a correlation between handicap and driving distance, but I just get the impression that the two factors I mentioned have a stronger correlation. I think the data that suggests that 5 handicaps on average hit their drives 240 or however far includes a lot of folks who started later in life, and in my experience (which is purely anecdotal evidence) those that start later in life usually struggle to create a powerful motion in their golf swings. I guess a better way to put my hypothesis is I think that handicap probably has a very good correlation with average smash factor, but it may not be quite as strong for average distance.
  4. I quit playing golf for 3 years and when I came back I was hitting the distances I was used to after a few weeks, I'm in my 20s though. My dad was a long hitter most of his life, but started losing a lot of distance in his mid 50s without taking any breaks from golf. I do stretches (almost) every day to help me get a little more distance out of my swing. There are a bunch of regimens online that may help. For me, hamstring and lat stretches have been the most effective. I hope you can find some more yards out there!
  5. I feel like club head speed is more correlated to genetic luck and age that you started the game than handicap
  6. I think it's good to learn to play with small distractions like that. If you can't get used to them when practicing, they'll really bother you when competing/gambling.
  7. I'm starting to develop a lot more confidence in the new motion with my irons, and I'm noticing my mishits are becoming a lot less severe! I'm still doing some leaning back through impact, but I think it looks a bit better than it did two weeks ago.
  8. brice

    brice

  9. I ended up getting a lesson and I found out that I need to start my hip rotation earlier in my swing, which will lead to me needing to flip my arms less and create less of a reverse C position in my follow thru. I'm working on implementing this change, but it's tough to make myself do something that feels so novel. I feel like I'm starting to see some minor results though. I seem to be finishing with a more vertical angle for my swing path like the instructor told me I would and my stock shot is going a little straighter!
  10. One thing I notice is that you seem to be placing the ball at different points in your stance. You won't be able to see a lot of consistency in your ball flights until you start putting that in the same place most of the time. I usually try to put the ball just behind my left arm pit (also right hander) for all my stock shots. YMMV with that ball position, but I think it would be good to find a place in your stance to put your ball routinely
  11. Heya guys. I started getting back into golf recently after taking 3 years off. It seems like my swing held up a lot better than I expected, although my short game definitely didn't haha. What do you guys think I should work on first? (Other than the belly I have now)
  12. My biggest question is should I get lessons. It's taken a lot of practice, research and help to get my swing where it is now and idk if I'm comfortable letting someone work on it. Lessons would probably help a lot tho
  13. I probably use my LW 4-5 times per round, only because I hit it a long way. Around the green I mostly use my SW and PW. If I didn't hit it as far I'd probably lose it too
  14. I think I made a lot of progress thanks to advice I got here. Idk how much better it is, but I'm really liking my swing now
×
×
  • 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...