May

  • Break 80: We want drag, not drop

    Written by Adrian Fryer on Tuesday, 1 May 2012

    The better player has learned the downswing begins from the ground up. However the muscles in the thighs and hips are strong; it’s easy to drive them too hard, causing the club to drop inside and lag behind. Sensing a block the player releases hard, creating a hook. To solve this problem, we need to get out of...

  • Break 90: Sync your armswing and body turn

    Written by Adrian Fryer on Tuesday, 1 May 2012

    The 100-breaker’s typical fault is to start down too aggressively with his upper half; the 80-breaker tends to over-use the lower half. The 90-breaker could adopt either of these errors. His best strategy is a neutral approach, a square face delivered straight down the line. For this he needs to set the face at address appropriately and develop...

  • Break 100: Set the clubface shut

    Written by Adrian Fryer on Tuesday, 1 May 2012

    Clubface aim and swingpath are linked… and often in the form of a vicious circle. As the face opens, the right-handed golfer hits further left to allow for it; and the further left he hits, the more he opens the face. This relationship causes problems both for the high-handicap club player, who tends to start down with his...