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On 6/29/2021 at 11:22 AM, MtlJeff said:

 

I'm obsessive about my grip ....But for me i get lazy on ball position. Obviously they are related as i mentioned...But it's amazing how many times i'll have a miss that i'm struggling with, and then when i go through the slo-mo motions of my move it's like "oh yeah, the clubface has to come through open when i have the ball there"

 

 

I fixed that mid-round for a buddy of mine a few weeks back. He was hitting all of his tee shots dead right and I mentioned it looked like the ball was right in the middle of his stance. So the next one he hits is right down the middle. I asked, "did you move the ball forward"

 

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Those things drive you crazy because it's the easiest thing to get right and the rest is hard enough without screwing that stuff up.

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On 6/28/2021 at 5:08 PM, Hawkeye77 said:

If I'm not stating it incorrectly, I think @MonteScheinblum would say from his observations that setup and ball position and checking those things and working on those things is a large part of what the pros are doing on the range - so yes, we don't care enough about those kinds of things in general based on how we allocate our time in general when practicing.  I get a nickel every time I use "in general"!

 

If I haven't got that quite right, hope he corrects or clarifies!

The first thing Monte did on my first FaceTime lesson was correct my janky setup. 

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