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Hello Guys,

 

Trying to correct collapsing wrists and cupped wrists the latter is an effect of the former... 

 

I must add I don´t really fill this collapse that brings the club way past parallel... 

 

Any tips to fix this?

 

I am a 14HC been playing for 2-3 years now, any other comments on my swing are welcome. 


Thanks

JC

 

 

 

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13 hours ago, James Cole said:

Thanks so much for the info... 

 

BTW, at the top of the swing the back of my hand does not match the clubface... can this be a problem?


Thanks

JC


It’s because you have a very strong grip. If you start snap hooking everything, then you may want to change it. But depends on your ball flight. 

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To me it appears your right leg/lower back aren't resisting enough because of the vigorous leg action late in the downswing. Sometimes swings can hit the correct positions but don't load the body correctly which means the body has to generate velocity by turning the shoulders and hips as opposed to elastic loading of the tendons and muscles. After your takeaway starts try pushing your left hand opposite the target and feel like you are rebounding off the right side. Tom Watson said it's like "dancing".

 

I focus on this in my swing more so than mechanics and can swing my driver over 110 mph consistently with somewhat poor arm and hand mechanics due to limited lower back flexibility. When I get the mechanics correct I can get near 120 mph, which is not bad because I'm 56 and only 5'5" and 150 lbs.

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On 9/14/2021 at 11:11 AM, James Cole said:

Ball flight is a fade or straight very rarely draw or hook.

Your perception of the target line is messed up. You actually pull the ball quite a bit. You compensate with a strong grip and forward ball position pointing the shoulders left of everything else. 

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