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Flipping

Flipping is used to describe the clubface passing the hands to quickly through impact. The hands should always lead the club into the impact zone. When the clubface catches up to the hands before impact and passes the hands, the result is a cupping in the lead wrist and a weak, scooping shot that will lose considerable distance. Fat shots and thin shots are often the result, but spraying the ball also becomes a problem.

Flipping Drills

Flipping Tips

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  • Lag the Clubhead

    For all full swings keep the club head behind your hands as long as possible to make sure that you hit the ball first, then the ground. When you lag the club and let it release at the last possible moment you are storing your energy and maintaining control. Remember, as soon as the club catches up to your hands and starts to pass them you are no longer descending and no longer in control of the face.

  • The Bigger Your Grip, the Less Wrists You Use

    To eliminate excessive wrist action try a fatter grip. You can by bigger grips and even huge ones like you may have seen KJ Choi use. You can also use tennis tape to build up your own grip. The more of your palm it takes to hold the grip, the quieter your wrists will be. The more you hold a grip down in your fingers, the more active your wrists will be.

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