Driver Drill - Improve your strike and stop your slice as a result
The slice can slowly become one of the most frustrating and annoying bad shots for any golfer. According to Phil Akers, the majority of golfers who do slice the ball are simply missing the centre of the club face by a small margin and hitting it more towards the heel or hosle causing the ball to slice significantly left to right.
However, Phil believes that simple drills can be the key to iron the problem out. He encourages you to move closer and further away from the ball when hitting drivers on the range, all the time trying to find the sweet spot on the club face. This significant change in stance will start to help you understand if you are standing too close or too far away from the ball and that is the reason you are missing the middle of the club.
He also believes that applying face tape to the club during practice will help you understand and identify where your golf swing is causing you to make contact with the ball. The better understanding you have of your own golf swing, the more likely you are to improve the overall strike and ball flight of your shots.
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Phillip Akers is the Senior Coach at The Belfry and he is experienced in coaching all levels of player, specialising in Junior Development and Elite level coaching. Phillip measures, tweaks and tests his clients performance using Trackman and high speed video analysis whilst providing tangible results using Strokes Gained data.
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Phillip Akers is the Senior Coach at The Belfry and he is experienced in coaching all levels of player, specialising in Junior Development and Elite level coaching.Latest Articles
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