Category: Pushing

Heeling and Blocking

Hitting off of the heel of the club with your woods. Pushing or slicing your irons due to a blocking action with your irons.


You shank the ball; this causes the ball to fly off towards the right after making contact with the neck of the club. It happens because you swing too fast, off plane, over-the-top or away from your body. It is common to shank the ball if you are playing an extreme fade from a sand bunker.…

Fix Your Push or Pull

The ball pushes to the right or pulls to the left when using your irons.

Solid Contact Starts With a Forward Tilt

Slouching or ignoring proper posture at address causing you to move your body up and down, lose balance, distance, and take the club off the proper swing path. If your body is slouching or tipped to far forward, it will cause an open clubface for the ball to be pushed towards the right. …

How to Initiate Your Backswing

Unable to gain momentum due to a poor path, plane, and tempo. If you focus too much on turning your torso without any wrist cock, it will cause you to swing outside of the target line. This can result in a push, pull, or even a snap hook. A very common problem results from not bringing…

Push or Slice

For a right handed golfer, the ball flies to the right but you are unsure if it is a push or a slice that is causing it.

A Balanced Arm Pull

Hitting fat, hooking, or slicing due to being pulled way from the ball in the backswing and pulled into the ball on the downswing, causing you to pull up. You will hit the ball off the toe or you?ll top it if you pull up too fast. You will hit the ball on the heel of the club, shank it or…