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Heel hits with short clubs, centre contact with longer clubs.


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#1 pgarob

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Posted 20 November 2012 - 12:03 PM

Our season here in Toronto is all but done, and I have begun my off season practicing indoors, and last night was rough.  I kept hitting my wedges and short irons all towards the heel, yet my longer irons and woods were pure.  What gives?  Could it be that I am standing too close to the ball with the shorter clubs, or maybe a case of trying to swing too hard?
Any advice would be awesome.

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#2 RW_Shankar

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Posted 20 November 2012 - 04:42 PM

Had a similar problem mid-year for about 2 weeks.  Outta nowhere.

It seemed to go away when I re-focused on staying connected.  My arms were just flying away from my body too much.  Stay connected, back and through, problem went away.

Of course, I have no idea what you're issue could be, but good luck.

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Posted 20 November 2012 - 06:26 PM

What kind of surface are you hitting off?  Brush style mats?  I have a lot of problems with brush mats and hosel rockets (esp. short irons).  I sole the club on the ground and with the brush mats, I can find myself falling a little forward at address (because the is no resistance from the ground) putting me out of position (too close) and while the swing feels good, it results in a shank.  I just have to be more cognizant of my address position and problem is solved.

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Posted 20 November 2012 - 07:13 PM

What's the ball flight?

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Posted 20 November 2012 - 07:49 PM

I actually am hitting on those brush style mats. There could be something their.  As for flight, I typically play a high draw.

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