Does anyone else have a similar experience? Essentially it’s a swing issue, borne of an outside-in swing plane. Nine times out of ten a slice curving right shot is caused because you have a swing that is out-to-inward in trajectory. You are currently viewing the forum as a guest which does not give you access to all the great features at GolfWRX such as viewing all the images, interacting with members, access to all forums and eligiblility to win free giveaways. What they care about is what distance a club goes on a reasonable strike, ie: Post a video if possible, there are numerous reasons what you’re saying could be happening, until there’s a video, it’s really just guess work to a degree.

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How to Grip a Golf Club: Fix your slice and hook

Do the same thing with impact tape but the ball marks will be more obvious. Anyway, until you groove your swing and swing more in control at least for me you might see a difference in your driver swing versus your iron swing. I’ve forgotten my password.

Thanks, Patric I will try and get to the range and alicing some video. Slowing down your swing if you are prone to try and over-power the ball could result in less wrist rotation which is a major culprit in slicing. Edited by kurbed, 11 April – If the ball sliccing too far toward middle of stance back and the face is closed, it will cause a hook.


His symptoms of hooking the shorter clubs and slicing the longer ones are common with Angled Hingers. Nothing beats the classic look of blade irons, except the forgiveness of Have that person help you understand why you would be struggling with your path because without a correct diagnosis of what the problem is you cannot fix it.

Is it possible to slice the driver and hook your irons?

I play a nike machspeed iron with the factory stiff flex shafts. Now that I play blades my draw is also more faint due to less offset in the clubs and probably due to a flatter wrist through impact as opposed to coming up quicker.

Both of those adjustments will help you start the ball irns to the right of the target and curve the ball less. A hook is just the opposite, in-to-out.

Well guys welcome to the majority of the golfing world. Is it possible to slice the driver and hook your irons? DoctorLoomis, on 18 April – Several functions may not work.

Search Advanced Search section: The swing is coming from too far away from your body. The content did exactly what was intended…stopping your slice. And remove other annoying “stuff” in between posts? My longest drives come from the easiest most fluid swings. And I think we both need to get a pro to check out our swings.

For the most part, golf is a quite sport except for when I started setting the ball up off the toe of my driver since I ground my driver before I take my back swing. When you do this with an iron it becomes more of shank where the ball goes low and right very quickly.


Nearly all of the top golfers in the world, minus Tiger Woods, Essentially it’s a swing issue, borne of an outside-in swing plane. You mention grip and swing changes but how solid and consistent is your setup? I think that offset throws us off.

Slicing with drivers, hooking with irons ? – Golf Instruction – Forums

My guess it is a simple explanation. I hope this helps. Skicing hook in many cases is simply the opposite, a left-handed hitter with a swing that is in-to-out.

Posted 13 January – After some long sessions in the driving range, I realised that on the drives I was not using my hands correctly to close the club face – Im guess the longer shaft had something to do with it I made some seemingly subtle adjustments to my hand and esp my right arm roll – not sure if thats the right word, but its hard to describe and I am hitting some good drives now – still with the occasional slice or small fade, but not u-turn slices anyway.