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Tame your driver slice us­ing a range bas­ket and a shaft.

If you slice the ball off the tee, chances are you are com­ing “over­the-top” – a term used to de­scribe at­tack­ing the ball from out­side the ideal path. We can of­ten trace com­ing over-the-top to down­swing se­quenc­ing.

You need to shift weight into your lead side be­fore ro­tat­ing your hips and body. If you ro­tate with­out first mak­ing that shift you will send the club’s en­ergy out to­wards the ball, not down the target line… and that pro­motes that out-to-in, scyth­ing at­tack.

Here is an easy range drill that will help you find the shift-ro­tate pat­tern that pro­motes the de­sired in-to-out at­tack path.

Keep your f ocus on tha t gap bet ween your tr ail shin and the cane. I f i t narr ows or dis­ap­pears com­pletely, i t will be be­cause you’r e mak­ing tha t pr ema­ture r ota tion tha t sends the club out­side the line. Shif t, then r ota te… and dir ec t...

2 Swing to the top. Fr om here, move the club down to this de­liver y po­si­tion. But f eel you ar e do­ing this thr ough a shif t to­wards the tar get, r ather than any r ota tional move­ment. E xe­cute the move corr ec tl y and you will keep tha t gap bet...

IM­PACT TRAIL KNEE TO­WARDS TARGET You can now be­gin to r ota te to deli ver the club. But as you do this, tha t cane/ l eg gap should s till be pr eser ved. To achieve this, f eel your tr ail f oot r oll onto i ts ins tep r ather than up onto the toe,...

AD­DRESS SET SQUARE Turn a r ange bas­ket up­side down and place a cane or club­shaf t thr ough the holes, poin ting down the tar get line. I’v e ac­cen­tu­ated i t with a f oam noo­dle. Set up with the cane on your toe line, l eav­ing j ust a small gap bet...

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