I meet many golfers who unknowingly try manipulate the face of the club by hitting, trying to keep his face straight and the ball on the line. They have this feeling holding face will hold it somehow perpendicular impact. I understand, but the message I would like everyone to get from this article is this holding back when not required, it just doesn’t work. In fact, I am of the opinion that keeping the face off actually reduces the golfer’s ability to control the angle of the face during the stroke. Watch this to better understand…
Here are some notes to take:
During the downswing, the stick wall always comes closer to the target. It is only a function of the so-called rotation characteristic of swing.
Release begins long before impact and is heavily influenced face angle in the early part of decrease. An open face will encourage early releasewhile the closed face will be delay release.
The lead wrist goes from flexion (he bowed) to enlargement (composite), while trace wrist does exactly the opposite, exactly the same as if you were throwing frisbees with the guiding hand and the ball with the guiding hand.
Semantics: scoop is when the player adds loft ia flip is when the player is required to speed up the rate at which the wall closes.
Try the little exercise I demonstrated with a magnet club face indicator. Start with one hand for a few swings, then add both for a few swings. Notice how quiet the face is in the impact zone. Don’t swing the pointer on the stick’s face too hard or it will blow up! In true swings, it should feel like you’re letting your wrists and clubhead fly down and on the stroke. Throw it away – hard!
Thanks for watching and please shout out if you have any questions or comments. Merry Christmas from me and my family to you and yours.