Faults

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    Play Your Best: Fixing Faults
    July 29, 2015

    Why'd I Do That?

    You thin one square into the bunker lip
  • "Slicers hit pull-hooks when they feel like they're aimed right."
    Play Your Best: Fixing Faults
    February 24, 2015

    Why'd I Do That?

    The way to avoid that dreaded snap-hook
  • "In the sand, you want to hit it fat. The question is, how fat?"
    Play Your Best: Fixing Faults
    January 19, 2015

    Why'd I Do That?

    Not getting out of the bunker
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    Play Your Best: Fixing Faults
    November 12, 2014

    Why'd I Do That?

    Simple shot, but in the water you go
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    Play Your Best: Fixing Faults
    August 20, 2014

    Why'd I Do That?

    You flub a chip, and then hit it again in mid-air
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    February 12, 2008

    Let your heel rise

    Stop your reverse pivot
  • Yes: Feel your upper body centered as your weight shifts to your left side. No: If your upper body slides outside your feet, you will lose power.
    February 12, 2008

    Stay stacked

    Keep your upper body between your feet
  • Yes: This toe-up position is good because I'm on plane and the face is square. No: The toe of the club is up, but I'm off plane because I rotated it up too soon.
    June 19, 2007

    Match this position

    Turn the toe up, but not too soon
  • LOOKING BACK At the top of the swing, you should easily be able to look over your right shoulder.
    June 19, 2007

    Can you do this?

    If you can, you're in great position to hit it flush
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    June 13, 2007

    Killer fault: Hooking

    And how to fix them
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    June 13, 2007

    Breaking 100

    Your grip is more than just the way you hold the club