October

  • Three ball drill to stop slicing

    Written by Dan Frost on Tuesday, 14 October 2008

    A simple, yet very effective drill to train you to stop slicing is to place three golf balls on the ground in a diagonal line and strike the centre ball. If you can do this without disturbing the two outside balls then your swing path will be re-trained. Watch this video instruction tip to learn how to set the balls out correctly...

  • Learn a forehand tennis shot to stop slicing

    Written by Dan Frost on Tuesday, 14 October 2008

    One of the easiest ways to stop slicing shots is to learn how to play a forehand topspin shot in tennis. That's because the golf swing motion that causes a slice is very similar to a drop shot in tennis. The racquet approaches the ball from a steep angle and cuts across the target line, holding the clubface open, putting cut...

  • Tee peg hook fix

    Written by Dan Frost on Tuesday, 14 October 2008

    If you hook the ball right-to-left then the origins of your mishit can often be traced back to your takeaway. If you hood the clubface into a closed position as you take the club away then the chances are the club will return to the same closed position as it strikes the shot. Simply placing a tee peg in the back of...

  • Improve your ball striking and distance

    Written by Dan Frost on Tuesday, 14 October 2008

    Many golfers suffer from inconsistent ball striking and as a result lack distance. The cause of this is often leaning back as you strike the ball. TG Top 12 Teacher Dan Frost has a simple drill you can do using the base of your golf bag as an impact point to train you to synchronise the swing and strike the ball...

  • Split your hands to stop slicing

    Written by Dan Frost on Tuesday, 14 October 2008

    Do you suffer with a slice that sends the ball turning left-to-right into trouble? If so, this is a great drill for you. Simply split your hands on the club so that there is a gap between them, then hit some easy half shots. This will train you to 'release' the club, rather than resisting the clubhead rotation. Watch this video instruction...