A “slice” is a type of golf shot in which the golf ball curves dramatically in flight from left to right (for a right-handed golfer).
The slice can be played intentionally, but is usually the result of a mishit.
Slices are the most common problem for recreational and high-handicap golfers.
Why does a golf ball slice or draw?
Since the golf terms of slice and draw are particular to the left or right-handedness of the golfer, we will simply use left or right to describe the deflection of the ball. If an imperfect hit on the golf ball causes the ball to spin clockwise, the ball will deflect air left causing the ball to curve to the right.
What causes a draw in golf?
The main reason why a draw is useful comes down to the technical make up of the golf shot. To hit a draw, the swing must be attacking the golf ball from the inside with the club face open to the target, and closed to the swing path. That is one of the reason golf pros play the draw shot more often.
Is a fade better than a draw?
“Provided the ball speed, launch angle and spin rate are the same, a draw and fade will carry and roll the same distance. However, from a practical perspective, most club golfers will hit a draw further than a fade, because when they hit a draw they reduce the loft, leading to lower spin rates.
How do you fix a slice?
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How To Fix A Slice With A Driver (So Simple!) – YouTube
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