How to cure your slice with draw driver

Slice is unique phenomenon in golf, in a negative way, of course. Everyone, even the experts, occasionally hits a slice and as a result, everyone equally hates it. Slices destroy your confidence and mood right off the bat, when you need it the most. Beginners in particular seem to be struggling with this the most. Most usually, slice is caused by some type of error in your swing. Because beginner golfers are the most inexperienced and usually make the most mistakes during the process of swinging their driver, it’s not so surprising that they suffer from slices the most. It’s a well known fact that the most common problem among beginners who show up at doorsteps of golf instructors is slicing of their shots. You have to give credit to them as well, because that’s exactly what everyone should be doing to fix their golf problem. Simply buying more expensive, fancier golf club won’t change much. It might give your scores a slight boost, but nothing compared to where few golf lessons will get you.

Once you are done with your training, you can turn to golf clubs for further aid as well. Golf club manufacturers use two main approaches to tackling the problem of slice. One approach is best represented by offset driver concept. Drivers of this kind have been around for decades now, and still remain somewhat popular because of their effectiveness in helping players slice less often. With these drivers, manufacturers tweak the design so that the tee shots that would usually be botched turn out to be okay. This is achieved by tweaking the design of club face and adapting it to reflect and resolve most common mistakes that beginners make. I think this method has its merits and certain advantages, but one obvious disadvantage is that, as long as you’re playing with offset drivers, you can not and must not resolve your slicing problem. Offset drivers are just shortcut fix of your problem and they are set up pretty good facade of competency, while the actual root cause of slices remain unsolved.

On the other hand, draw drivers are much better and they help out in eliminating slices without any significant changes in clubface design. They look and function almost like normal golf drivers, except for few subtle design tweaks that are proven to be extremely effective in resolving this problem. If you don’t trust my words and need proof of alleged effectiveness of these drivers, as you have every right to do, then i’m happy to say that there have been many experiments conducted with these clubs. Researchers had newbie golfers play with their regular golf drivers and then with these clubs. Increases in distance were common and instantly obvious. Thus, we can say with certainty that draw drivers can reduce chances of making a slice, while improving overall distance of your tee shots. It’s not just beginners who can benefit from using draw drivers, but average and professional golfers as well.

Due to this fact, draw drivers are becoming more and more popular among golfers today. In last paragraph, we didn’t get the chance to talk about how exactly these drivers improve your golf game. Only the pros of golf equipment would be able to spot the subtle changes to these clubs that make them so good. The main change is allocation of weight that shifts center of gravity towards the heel of the club. This reduces errors during the swing and creates greater surface on the clubface that you can hit the ball with, thus improving performance by increasing effects of draw in the end. There are few drivers that allow players to customize center of gravity by adjusting weighting settings, but they don’t work nearly as well as fixed weight draw drivers do. Draw drivers also tend to have lighter shafts than usual, which in turn makes your ball fly straighter to the destination.  

With all these benefits, one would rightfully assume that draw drivers are extremely expensive, but one would be wrong. They cost pretty much the same as regular drivers, sometimes even less. The clubs that cost under two hundred dollars of course won’t be as good as Rogue Draw Driver by Callaway (which, in my opinion, is the best one of them all), but they’re still well worth the money if you need help with fixing your slice problem. But first things first, i would always recommend to seek help from instructor in the first place. If you want the best of the best, like top-rated Callaway and TaylorMade draw drivers, feel free to check out eBay and other used golf club stores for good deals. When newer clubs get released, old ones are sold at very cheap price, but they are still good in action. I always look for those used golf driver bargains.

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Best Hybrid Golf Clubs for Intermediate Golfers

To anyone who cares to pay attention, the fact that hybrid golf clubs are so popular shouldn’t be surprising. They are incredibly easy to use on the golf course in many different situations. For example, many golfers use hybrids to get out of roughs and fairway bunkers. Previously, you had to use either long irons or fairway woods to get out of these tough situations, both of which, especially the long iron, weren’t up to the task. Hybrids, on the other hand, are versatile and can be used to get out of the troubled spots on the golf course. I think that’s exactly why they have been enjoying such popularity ever since their introduction in early two thousands. Beginners are especially fond of them, but lately, professionals have started to use them as well. Thus, we can easily assume that hybrid clubs will be especially useful for intermediate golfers. For more information about that, check out this GolfClubsGuru guide.

            If I had to think of one sole reason for why hybrids are so popular among beginners, it would be that hybrids are very easy to hit. They have the best features of both, irons and fairway woods. When making hybrids, the biggest problem TaylorMade wanted to tackle was difficulty of hitting long irons. That’s why decided to make club head larger than usual, more like the heads of 3-woods. They also transferred weight to lower parts of the club head in order to shift center of gravity, which itself was a major improvement and one of the many reasons for hybrids’ success. These and many more subtle design tweaks created basis for hybrid golf clubs and have remained the same even as the years passed. Other manufacturers soon started jumping on hybrid golf club train and adding features of their own, but in my opinion, TaylorMade still remains the best hybrid club maker to this day. The changes outlined above made hybrids much easier to hit for beginners. Because of altered center of gravity, shots were launching much higher than ever and they were flying straighter, while covering longer distances. This is what every beginner golfer dreams of, which is exactly why I think hybrids are made precisely for beginners. Beginners should start off with hybrids instead of irons and once they gain experience and improve their swing, they can always go back to using long irons, if they deem so necessary. Long irons aren’t without advantages of their own. On a good terrain, when used by experienced golfer who knows what he or she is doing, long irons can give remarkable results as well. The sad part is, golf is unpredictable and you rarely end up in these perfect situations. So if you insist on using long irons at some point, I would recommend using hybrids for now until you get better , and at the same time, relentlessly training in golf and attending lessons to improve your game to get maximum results. For casual golfers like myself, hybrids are more than enough.

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