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#1 Jdaniel343

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Posted 25 April 2018 - 04:44 AM

When in your stance whether you driving or hitting an iron shot, what part of the ball or ground do you concentrate on thru your sqing?

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Posted 25 April 2018 - 07:54 AM

Interested to hear the answers from better players. For me it’s the spot on the ball I want to hit. In a bunker it’s the spot on the sand I want to enter at.
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Posted 25 April 2018 - 08:08 AM

are you supposed to look at a particular spot? 


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Posted 25 April 2018 - 08:27 AM

are you supposed to look at a particular spot? 

 

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Posted 25 April 2018 - 08:44 AM

When in your stance whether you driving or hitting an iron shot, what part of the ball or ground do you concentrate on thru your sqing?

I prefer to have only the white of the ball when I tee up or when putting. I blur out everything and not look at anything specific. If look at anything is the back section of the ball.


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Posted 25 April 2018 - 10:03 AM

Interested to hear the answers from better players. For me it’s the spot on the ball I want to hit. In a bunker it’s the spot on the sand I want to enter at.

 

 

I prefer to have only the white of the ball when I tee up or when putting. I blur out everything and not look at anything specific. If look at anything is the back section of the ball.

 

Boom! There's your answer from a better player Toph.   :) 



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Posted 25 April 2018 - 10:18 AM

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Posted 25 April 2018 - 10:38 AM

are you supposed to look at a particular spot?


I couldn’t tell you what I look at, I don’t focus on a spot or the ball at all.
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Posted 25 April 2018 - 11:22 AM

When in your stance whether you driving or hitting an iron shot, what part of the ball or ground do you concentrate on thru your sqing?


Welcome aboard the forum. Good first post, intriguing question.

Like toph, I'm curious as to what the A graders do.

Like madam, I too usually tee up and putt with only white showing.

On tee shots, I usually focus on a spot a foot in front of the ball on my intended target line (helps me to get through the shot and not come over the top).

For irons I focus on a spot an inch in front of the ball (again on target line but also to get out of the bad habit of having the swing bottom out before the ball).

For greenside chips n pitch shots I tend to focus on the back of the ball (again to focus my contact on the ground right at the ball and not an inch behind the ball, or too far in front of the ball as that tends to cause me to thin the shot).

For bunkers, like toph, I focus on where I want the club to enter the sand, so an inch or two before the ball depending on sand type and shot required.

For putts, I focus on a spot about a foot in front of the ball that is on my intended target line and I aim to roll the ball over that spot.

I'm keen to hear what the A graders do.

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Posted 25 April 2018 - 11:35 AM

Thanks Hack2489. Usefull information.

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Posted 25 April 2018 - 11:57 AM

Depending on what the course rating is....I'm sometimes A grade....sometimes B grade.....    I focus on the "non moving dot" amongst all the other moving dots.   My eyes aren't as good as they once were.   :P  


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Posted 25 April 2018 - 12:44 PM

Depending on what the course rating is....I'm sometimes A grade....sometimes B grade.....    I focus on the "non moving dot" amongst all the other moving dots.   My eyes aren't as good as they once were.   :P  

 

Pffft. Talk to us when you are on a course teeing up as an A grader.

 

Don't want you spouting none of that B grade rubbish :lol:


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Posted 25 April 2018 - 12:47 PM

Not sure exactly what I concentrate on. Maybe that's why I'm pretty shi-ite.

I think I'm generally looking at the back of the ball, and at the sand behind the ball in bunkers.

 

I do know that I line up the writing on the ball with my target line for putts and tee shots.



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Posted 25 April 2018 - 12:57 PM

I want to be in ‘the zone’ mentally and not have the technical side of brain working too much.

The tech side is for the Range!
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Posted 25 April 2018 - 12:58 PM

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In all seriousness, I can't even tell you what I look at.
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