Originally Posted by Razor Shines
Ok, since I last posted I've gotten addicted to golf again. I've now got some more technical questions. I want to lower my ball flight off the tee.
I hadn't ever had my swing speed tested until last week. I went to 2 different Golfsmith's and tried a couple different simulators at each store. What I felt was a normal swing was consistently in the mid 130s. I still don't think it's accurate.
I hit all of my clubs very high. Which for the most part I like. If the wind is at my back or there is no wind I hit high long tee shots but if the wind is in my face I get it way up in that and my ball completely dies.
My current shaft is an 'Ahina 72 x-stiff with a Titleist 910 D3 head I adjusted it down to 8.75 degree. I've spent hours at the range and I've never once hit a low trajectory tee shot with it.
I've heard that adding lead tape to the shaft will help weight down the shaft and could lower ball flight. But does anyone know where I should add it? I would think not on the head because that would make the shaft flex more and increase my loft. Would I want to add it near the balance point of the shaft? I've googled it and most people talk about adding tape to the head.
Appreciate any help
Its a curse!
From my perspective it could be a number of things. Do you have a high ball flight on all your clubs or just your driver? I am a high ball hitter, especially with my irons, but can somewhat control it with my driver. I am sure it has to do with the loft on my clubs as well as kickpoint (?) I think. I think that a high ball flight is a result of a steep downswing.
If its just your driver I would make sure that you have the ball positioned properly. If its too far forward you may be hitting it on the upswing causing a high flight. Also make sure that you aren't falling back when you hit the ball. If your falling back you are lofting the club at impact. That is all I have.