Leadbetter, David
February 2008
Golf Digest;Feb2008, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p46
The article presents a technique on how to improve a golfers swing paths and straighten their shots. It cites that an adjustment to tee height can straighten the shots when hitting crooked drives. Slicers swing down too steeply at the ball can create too muck backspin and sidespin. Moreover, in fighting a slice, it is advisable to shallow out the swing path.


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