Can Lead Tape Help Your Game?

We experiment with various lead tape placements on a forged 6 iron to see what differences occur in swing dynamics, ball flight, and player feel!

0:00 // Intro
2:58 // Testing
10:03 // Results & Conclusions

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Interested In Knowing More About Golf? Check Out The Article Below

There are many ins and outs to the game of golf; some aspects you will pick up quickly while others will take time and practice, but as long as you are willing to put in the work you are sure to improve your game. Give these suggestions a try when you next play a game of golf, and figure out which ones will help you improve your skills.

A helpful tip when it comes to golf is to make sure that you adhere to the rule stating that the furthest away from the hole shoots next. This is important because this rule is usually expected by everyone on the course and will prevent confusion, embarrassment, and possible injury.

Think of your body as a tool for your game. Not only your arms, but also your torso will serve as your powerhouse. Your full body should be involved in the club movement. The added power will propel the golf ball further and lessen the strain on your arms.

Remember that your hips and arms need to work together in a good golf swing. They should move simultaneously. While your arms bring the club down, your hips should already be swiveling out of the way. Learning to properly coordinate your upper and lower body will provide much-improved swing performance.

A helpful tip when it comes to golfing is to know when to tell yourself it’s time to move on to the next golf hole. It can be aggravating for other players in your group or behind your group if you consistently take too many shots per hole and hold everyone up.

Make sure that you are connecting with the bottom part of the golf ball. If you swing too high, you will deny your shots any loft and end up “topping” the ball. To fix this, you can place some sort of coin beneath the golf ball and practice connecting with it. Overall, be sure to swing for the bottom of the ball.

Are you having trouble slicing the ball away from you? Did the ball leave you in the shape of a banana? This is easy to fix. Move 2 inches closer to the ball so that your ball is just an inch away from the hosel. People’s first reaction during a swing is to pull yourself away from the ball. This will be corrected by moving up on the hosel.

Before purchasing used golf clubs, check the condition of the club heads. In many cases, clubs that have undergone extensive use will have a shiny spot on the head. Clubs that contain such spots will hit the ball much less effectively than a new club.

Turn your hips properly. Start your swing by turning your hips to the right. (Notice that the weight shifts onto your back leg.) Once you get to the back of the swing, move your hips in the other direction. The weight will then shift onto your front leg and you will be properly prepared to hit the ball.

Fix your backswing. In order to start the downswing step down on your left heel, and allow your left hip to move towards the target. When your lower body moves, your hands should move down with your right elbow kept close to your right hip for the maximum time possible.

Avoid using an unnatural stance. One way to find a comfortable groove, is to practice different stances without using a club. Assume a posture where you are bent a little forward at waist and knees. See if your arms are in a good position to swing the club. Then move your hands together, holding on as if ready to swing. If the position you are in feels awkward, it is likely not a good one. Keep it simple.

Since you have been so dedicated to your exercise it is time to reward yourself. Your golf game is truly reward enough but a little extra gift will keep you moving in the positive direction for quite some time. Buy yourself a new club or plan a special weekend. Occasional rewards will keep you motivated along your journey.

Because golf is a highly personalized game, not all of this advice will apply to your strategy, but surely you have found a few pointers that you can successfully apply to your style. Try out some of these suggestions! Your golf score will benefit!

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