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Learn How To Fix A Slice And Straighten Out Your Drive

R.T. Bucher

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You love golf but you're still searching for a way to fix a slice? Straighten out your driver and understanding what causes your ball to banana. , will allow you the freedom to shoot lower scores. Imagine what kind of scores you can shoot when you begin hitting it straight and long. The main cause of a crooked ball flight begins with the takeaway. Your takeaway is probably on the outside, resulting in a downswing that comes over the top. You probably experience a shot pattern of left of target misses or slices way right of your target.

Implementing these tips will help you begin to fix a slice.

  • Place a club cover just outside your ball and a foot behind it. Every time you swing try and miss the cover. Your swing is the culprit to your wayward shots and a proper swing path will eliminate most problems. You can also try placing your golf bag or broken club 6-12 inches behind the ball, this way you are forced to take the club back on the inside.
  • Most chronic slicers have a weak grip. Meaning your top hand is turned to far to the left. Usually a weak grip has the thumb in the 11:00 o'clock position. Turn your hand over the top of the club and make it more towards the 1:00 o’ clock position. You will able to square the face of the club easier on impact.
  • Most slicers also have the habit of keeping their stance open. This helps promote an outside swing plane. What usually happens is the more a person bananas the ball, the more open and left they aim. Course this makes the problem worsen. You should go ahead and square your stance by moving the front foot ahead of the back foot.
You can fix a slice relatively easy by practicing these tips on the range. Usually, this type of spin on the ball takes some time to remedy. But, with proper practice and dedication to solving the problem, you will see yourself straighten out your drive.

More great swing tips are available at How to Fix a Slice . Invest your time to remedy your swing plane and forget about spending hundreds of dollars on new clubs. Your fault is in the swing, not the clubs.


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