The golf slice is one of the most common golf swing faults. For right handed golfers, the golf slice is a golf shot that starts left of the target and finishes right of the target.
There are several critical golf practice drills that can help you fix the golf slice rather quickly by instilling the proper movements in your golf swing and giving you the right "feeling" of a well-hit golf shot.
Here are two fantastic golf slice drills recommended by top PGA instructors. Perform these golf practice drills for a few minutes then return to your normal swing. You will be amazed at how quickly your golf slice is fixed!
RIGHT FOOT BACK GOLF SLICE DRILL
Corrects the golf slice caused by out to in swings and encourages proper in to square to in swing path.
1.Perform this drill at half-speed using a 7-iron and teed ball.
2.Take narrow stance, then pull your right foot back 1 foot.
3.Swing along IN-SQUARE-IN swing path and make contact with the ball. Do not worry about distance, but focus on hitting a solid, straight golf shot.
4.Hit 5 to 10 shots, while noting your swing path through to release and finish positions of swing.
5.Remove the tee and hit several solid, straight golf shots at half speed off the ground with the right foot back.
6.As you feel comfortable with your golf shots, gradually bring your right foot back even with your left foot.
7.Re-create the same "feel" of a well struck golf shot as you gradually increase the speed of your swing.
BACK TO TARGET GOLF SLICE DRILL
Corrects the golf slice by encouraging IN-SQUARE-IN swing path and club release
1.Perform this golf slice drill at half-speed with 7-iron and teed ball.
2.Select your target and assume normal setup.
3.Leaving arms in position and club face square to target, rotate your feet 45° with your back directed toward the target.
4.Swing along body line and hit 5 to 10 shots. Note that in this setup you will have a clear, IN-SQUARE-IN swing path.
5.Return to your normal golf swing.