Power fade it

Why this shot can be as long as a nice draw

Today's Golfer (UK) - - Fault Fixer -

Fault: Hit­ting the ball with an open face Fix: Keep the face closed to tar­get… but open to your swing path

For most golfers who slice, a draw be­comes some­thing of a holy grail. This is of­ten based around the no­tion that a slice saps dis­tance, while a draw adds it. How­ever, this isn’t nec­es­sar­ily true. A fade can go as far as a draw so long as you present the club­face to the ball at the right an­gle. This power fade is the achiev­able way for the slicer to add dis­tance. Here’s how it works.

X Avoid the short fade Most slicers hit the ball with the face open to the tar­get line. This sends the ball right, as well as adding loft and spin which saps power. TG TOP 50 LEE COX THE SHIRE LON­DON Coach to World Long Drive Cham­pion Joe Miller and...

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