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Is Your Basic Golf Swing Inconsistent?

Updated on October 21, 2011

Golf Swing Consistency

Golf swing consistency always seems to be a major headache for most golfers. Indeed, beginner golfers and the vast majority of weekend golfers in particular, suffer from this lack of consistency problem. When you are having problems with your swing and you are finding it hard getting rid of your golf slice, when you need golf swing tips for consistency and increase the quality of shots that you have, then you need to fix your inconsistent golf swing by returning to the fundamentals of golf and, in particular, the basic golf swing.

It does not matter if you are consistently bad or consistently good, if you have consistency then you have something to work with. With an erratic way of playing you never know what to change in order to improve your golf swing. If, for instance, you have a golf hook with your driver, and you always have it, then you can do two things to fix it. The first is to allow for your hook when you set up to take your shot. The second is to try one golf swing tip at a time until you get a consistently good shot. On the other hand, if it's one of those problems that appear and disappear frequently then it's harder to pin down the exact cause of it.

A golf slice is one of the most common faults in the game of golf. I know that it doesn't help you much knowing that, but it should help put your golf problem in perspective, you are not suffering alone, there are plenty other golfers suffering along with you. The trouble is, most golfers with this problem continue to struggle with their slice for years, they never manage to cure it because it can be an intermittent fault, your golf swing is inconsistent. Some days you will go out and seldom hit a sliced shot, whereas, on other days every shot you take, especially drives, turn out to be a wild slice. This is where knowing the basic golf swing comes in really handy.

You've probably tried every golf swing tip you can get your hands on to fix your slice and you are likely still doing the same. I'm sure that you have changed your swing a hundred times and each time it seems to cure your golf slice... for a while, but your problem always returns, and when you try the same "cure" again, it fails to work the second time around, so you search for more golf instruction, and the next cure.

It's just becomes a vicious circle, I know this is the case because there are so many golfers, and not just new golfers, that have this recurring problem. I bet you feel like you are going round in circles most of the time. You just can't have any real confidence in your erratic and inconsistent swing. Sometimes it works great, but the next tee shot is a real disaster. You need some golf swing tips and advice for your swing, especially if you want to correct a golf slice and get some consistency into your game.

Your real problem is that you don't have a good enough fundamental understanding of the basic golf swing. Without this knowledge you will find it really difficult to get any kind of consistency into your swing. The basic golf swing is the swing that just works, it does not produce spectacular shots, the distance you get will not be the longest, but it will be straight and predictable, in other words, consistent. The golf skills that all golfers strive for.

It's knowledge you lack more than anything else and until you get this knowledge you will continue to fight an inconsistent swing. The only way to improve your swing is to have something solid to improve on. You can do that only by increasing your basic golf skills. The basic golf swing needs to be learned and thoroughly understood before you can hope to improve your golf swing and get any kind of consistency.

The Simple Swing system was designed to not only teach you the correct swing, but to give you a thorough understanding of the golf swing and the correct thought processes that you need in order to achieve a good consistent swing. We are all different in physique and the ways in which we think and analyze, so we need a golf swing that suits our own particular shape, size, and ability.

Contrary to what they would like you to believe, the golf swing is not rocket science. It can, of course, be as complicated as you want it to be, but it doesn't have to be. The basics are simple enough and easily learned. The more you know of the basics, the less complicated it all becomes. So, do yourself a favor and get to grips with the basic golf swing and watch your golf skills soar and your handicap plummet.


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    • freddiecook profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago from Ireland

      Thanks Matt, it's nice to get some feedback.

    • Matt Golf Pro profile image

      Matt Golf Pro 

      8 years ago from Ipswich, UK

      Nice page and good useful information. Check out hubpage too, talks a little about the mental side of things.


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