Morning Drive: Avoid the dreaded shank
In this preview of School of Golf, Martin Hall shows you some tips and trick to avoid shanking the ball. Watch Morning Drive everyday 7AM ET.
Full swing: Avoiding the shank
Jim Williams shows you what causes a shank and how to avoid that dreaded shot.
The Golf Fix: The Shanks, the Noodle
Michael Breed answers a viewer's Facebook question on how to part ways with golf shanks. Check out Breed's tip on how to play good golf with an open club face by utilizing a foam noodle that kids use in the pool. This is a very affordable and helpful way to get rid of the shanks. Click HERE for more Golf Fix content. Download our instruction app from iTunes or Google play
The Golf Fix E-Mail Bag: Keeping Your Body Leveled
Michael Breed, host of The Golf Fix, shows you a drill that will aid you in keeping the lower body balanced in the golf swing.
Don't fear the shank, just eliminate it from your game
SwingFix instructor Tyrus York teaches you the cure for the dreaded shank with three simple drills.
The Golf Fix: Perfect Chips and Pitches
Michael Breed, host of ‘The Golf Fix’ tells you how to set up to hit the perfect chip shots and pitches. Download our instruction app from iTunes or Google play
Golf Fix: Get rid of the shanks
Michael Breed, host of ‘The Golf Fix,’ has a drill to show you how to improve iron play and make better contact. Click HERE for more Golf Fix content. Download our instruction app from iTunes or Google playyou can see that the hosel of the club is leading the leading edge . So, if you have the clubface open, you're gonna hit the ball in the hosel very many times. If I take the clubface and I close it, you can see that the contact point on that golf ball is way ahead of where the hosel is right there. In other words, the easiest way for you to understand this is, when the clubface is shut, you're removing the hosel from the golf ball . So, what I want you to do is, I want you to figure out how to shut the face. Now, many times, the way to shut the face is to feel that that trail- that the wrist of the trail hand is like that. When you take the club back, if you're wrist is like this, you've got a better than average chance of hitting a shank. You take your wrist and you get it in that position right there, now, the clubface is gonna be shut. Now, when you come down into that ball, you could see the face of the club is gonna be shut there, and you'll get the hosel away from the golf ball . So, what I want you to do is, I want you to make some swings where you take the club back and