How to Eliminate a Push or Snap Hook


Hi, today I’m going to show you a drill that deals with the club path as it comes to impact, specifically too much from the inside. Although this is not all that common, but it may be something that affects players out there. When you see a club travel too hard from the inside and then a little bit feeling maybe outside.

So I put down an alignment stick to represent the target line, and as I make my backswing and now my downswing, that club will come hard from the inside and only get on the target line for a short amount of time before I really kinda had to flip with my hands to hit it towards my target. What we’re gonna do is we’re going to use a smash bag to help correct this path. I’m going to set this bag even with my right foot and as I set up to the golf ball I’m going to move the club back six to eight inches and I want to see the bag have two to three inches room from the shaft.

Now as I set up to hit, I’ve have to make a straighter backswing, and my downswing has got to be a little bit taller. The plane is going to be a little taller, which is going to permit my club to be much more on the target line as they it comes into the golf ball. Try it out and let us know if this helps straighten out your shots. Here’s the same Smash Bag used in the video for this drill!

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Bob Gomavitz

Bob Gomavitz Age: 59 Handicap: 4.6 Introduced to Golf: Age 10 Years Playing: 47 Hole In Ones: 2 Double Eagles: 1 Years in the Golf Industry: 14 Rounds Per Year: Over 100 Favorite PGA Tour Course Played: TPC Sawgrass Favorite Local Course Played: Royal Colwood Victoria, B.C. Most Famous Golfer that I played with: Fred Couples Most Famous Person that I played with: Kenny G (High School Teammate)Current WITB Driver: Taylormade 2016 M2 9.5 45" D-3 Graphite Design Tour Ad 60 Stiff 3 Wood: Taylormade RBZ 13 Degree TS Oban Revenge 7 Stiff 43.25” D-3 Hybrid: Taylormade R1118 Degree Matrix Altus Stiff Hybrid: Taylormade R11 Rescue 21 Degree Matrix Altus Stiff Irons: Taylormade Burner 2.0 4-PW KBS Tour Stiff Std Lie, Lofts and Lengths Wedges: Taylormade Rac Black 54 Degree TT DG Wedge Flex Wedges: Callaway X Tour 58 Degree MD TT DG Wedge Flex Putter: Odyssey Versa 90 degree #7 Super Stroke 3.0 34” Ball: Titleist Pro V1x, Srixon Z Star XV YellowTrackman Driver Swing Info Club Head Speed: 98-101 Ball Speed: 148-151 Angle of Attack: +1.7 to +2.6 Launch Angle: 12.7 to 14.1 Spin: 2400-2750 Angle of Descent: 39.8 to 37.3 Carry: 234-242 yards Distance: 258-272 yards Path: 0.7 to 2.4

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