How To Stop Shanking the Ball

How To Stop Shanking the Ball

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From the Golf Swing Tips series with Coach Mike Labella, he teaches a quick drill to cure a common golf swing fault that leads to the shanks. 

Miss to the Inside

Yes, you read that right. To fix the shanks, all you have to do is miss the inside. It's a simple swing thought that can make a world of difference in your game.

So, how do you miss the inside? It's all about your swing path. When you swing, you want to make sure your clubhead is moving inside and away from the ball. This will prevent the club from hitting the ball on the inside of the clubface, which is a common cause of shanks.

The best part? You can implement this swing thought in just two seconds.

Don't believe it's that easy? Watch the video for a quick demonstration. With just one swing thought, the golfer in the video goes from hitting shanks to hitting the ball off the toe.

If you want to improve your golf game and avoid the frustration of mid-round shanks, give this tip a try. 

Want More Golf Swing Tips?

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