TEE TIME: Controlling the slice

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Tee Time

By Dennis George

The dreaded slice.

A caddy slice.

It’s the ball that starts off flying towards the left rough and curves all the way to the far right rough.

Most beginning golfers fight a slice and struggle to conquer it.

And, yes, I fought it for years before I was able to hit what my playing friend Joe Lenahan called a “cutty thumb cut.” For several years, I could line up to hit my drive that would fly down the left side of the fairway and move just a bit to the right and land in the middle of the fairway.

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