By Adam Young
When a player is on my lesson tee and they hit a poor shot, I will ask them what they think happened. They often report “I twisted the club”. Sometimes, they will even report that this twisting they did happened well before impact.
However, this is incorrect.
The sweet spot is aptly named because when it is struck, it provides very little vibration/twisting and thus feels very great. However, when we miss the sweet spot, the club goes through some violent twisting at impact. This is what the player is feeling when they report themselves twisting the club. How do I know this is the case? Because I have yet to see a player report themselves twisting the club when they strike the middle of the face.
To see this twisting in action, I made a few high …
Read the rest of what Adam has to say about reGear Effect in the June 2016 Monthly Handicap Improver here: