Swing Analyzer Can Show You the Details of Your Swing.
It’s not uncommon for many golfers to execute certain shots quite well yet struggle with others. To be a truly well-rounded golfer, the goal is to make all shots properly and efficiently. To achieve that higher level of play, you need to identify the golf shots you make poorly, find the cause of the problem, and correct it – easier said than done, I know.
Over the years, I’ve discovered that the best way to hone in on a golfing problem is to begin with the big picture and work backwards.
Here are some tips to help you pinpoint your weak areas, plus suggestions on how to fix them.
Head or Hands:
The first step in diagnosing your weak areas is determining if the problem lies in your mechanics or your nerves.
Even golfers with perfect swing mechanics can make bad shots when they feel pressured, such as during a tournament. When it is your mind that is causing the problem, working on your swing can actually cause more harm than good.
Before you do anything, make an honest assessment of the root cause: mind or mechanics.
When looking at your weaknesses, it’s important to start with the fundamentals. If your weakest golf area is your
swing, take a look at this “Simple Golf Swing” Guide that makes it easy for you to see improvements:
If you decide that your nerves are just fine and that the problem is in your swing, take note of which shots are causing the most grief. Is it the drive, fairway play, chipping, or pitching? It could be more than one type of shot, or it could be that all of your shots are flying erratically.
The good news is your problem may be simple to fix.
Perhaps your grip on the shaft is too strong or too weak to achieve a proper, neutral grip.
The bad news is, some swing problems can be very hard to identify on your own. In fact, being your own swing doctor can be an incredibly frustrating role to play. When seeking outside help, you have two options:
Visit a good golf store that has an analyzer, or visit your local PGA pro.
Using a Swing Analyzer to Help Your Game
The swing analyzer can record your swing, from address to follow-through, and break it all down for you. This is one of the fastest and most effective ways to nail down your swing mechanics.
You local pro can be a great help in diagnosing your weak areas. A good course professional will spend time with you, examining your swing and offering tips. While the swing analyzer may be able to show you the details of what you are doing, they cannot teach you how to correct a specific problem as well as an experience human can.
When looking at your weaknesses, it’s important to start with the fundamentals. If your weakest golf area is your swing, take a look at this “Simple Golf Swing” Guide that makes it easy for you to see improvements:
A course pro can also watch you move through all of your clubs and offer important tips on how you should play each one. As little as an hour or two spent with an experienced professional can do wonders for your golf game.
Purepoint Golf Team