30 Dec '17, 8am

Wonder why you shank your wedge shots? GM Top 25 coach John Jacobs has the answer...https://t.co/ESvMVlkRXm

Wonder why you shank your wedge shots? GM Top 25 coach John Jacobs has the answer...https://t.co/ESvMVlkRXm

Why do I shank my wedge shots? Almost all golfers at some point have felt the frustration of wasting a perfect drive by then shanking an iron shot into the trees or the water. One shank can sometimes be enough to make you so paranoid that you’ve then shanked the next four chips around the green. The root cause golfers hit shanks more often with their wedges than other clubs is the steep, out-to-in club path it takes to use wedges properly. Additionally, the clubface has to be open to get the ball to fly high and straight. This combination places the hosel of the club in dangerously close proximity to the ball. If you have problems with longer irons as well, read this shanking article . Over the years I have given lessons to many players suffering with the shanks. It’s a debilitating fault that either stems from an ‘over the top’ motion where the clubface moves from outside...

Full article: http://www.golf-monthly.co.uk/videos/long-game-tips/why-d...

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