Saturday, April 21, 2012

Why You Hit It Fat

"Why You Hit It Fat"
By Sean & Stef Mysel

Ok, don't lie you hate hitting the ball fat.  In fact, if you had to choose, you'd rather hit the ball thin than hit it fat.  Why?  Well there's nothing better than feeling the club stick into the ground like a javelin.  Or what about that cat sized divot that comes out of the ground?  Why oh why does this happen?  Well let's take a look.

What does a fat shot look like:

Here are the symptoms:
* club hits way behind the ball
* early release of the hands out of the wrist hinge
* steep downswing path

What can I do to fix this?
Can't give away everything, but try this drill out:

Hit your shots off a tee, it forces you to shallow out your swing and find the correct plane to hit the ball.

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