# Does the lie board lie?

## Does the lie board lie?

On solid impacts, lie tape does not lie! The last piece of the puzzle is determining how to properly utilize diagnostic tape during a fitting. Lie-angle fitting should be viewed as a cumulative process – where each successive step along the way influences your final fitting specification.

## How do you read a lie tape?

The mark on the lie tape is on the toe side of the head. The mark also indicates that the golfer is closing the face at impact. The information tells the fitter that the lie was too flat for the golfer and if the swing was perfect, the ball will drift to the right.

**Does masking tape work as impact tape?**

Using Tape as Impact Tape Although you can purchase professional golf impact tape, there are plenty of DIY home alternatives you can use including masking tape. Painter’s tape also works well as impact tape. Using impact tape can help you identify what you’re doing wrong and make important corrections.

### Does 1 degree lie angle make difference?

Yes it will make a difference, I play 2 degree upright and +1/2. If your hitting the ball left all the while (I am guessing your right handed) won’t be to do with having the lye angle to flat.

### Are golf lie boards accurate?

Lie board is always accurate. A square to the target face marked on center of sole will always hit a straight shot.

**Does upright lie promote a draw?**

The upright lie also promotes a left tilting spin axis, which leads to what’s generally described as draw spin. An upright lie angle basically gives you a head start, but depending on the severity of the slice conditions the golfer generates, it certainly won’t guarantee a draw.

#### What can I use instead of golf impact tape?

The best alternative is athlete’s foot spray powder, the type that dries as a white powder on the clubface and lets the ball leave an imprint when you strike it. Other alternatives would include dry shampoo, talcum powder, chalk spray. Some pros even use lipstick.

#### Does Impact Tape affect distance?

Impact tape typically reduces the amount of spin imparted on the ball at impact. In most instances this will result in a shot which travels further. Impact tape could affect distance by as much as 10% or more! So a 200 yard shot under normal conditions could go as far as 220 yards with impact tape.

**What happens if lie angle is too upright?**

If your lie angle is too upright, then you will tend to hook the ball. It can even cause you to develop swing compensations to correct for it, preventing you from ever developing a consistent, repeatable, and powerful swing.

## What happens if my lie angle is too upright?

## Does 1-degree lie angle make difference?

**What is the Lie of a golf club?**

The lie of a club is the angle formed by the intersection of the line of the shaft and the line of the ground when the clubhead is resting flat on the ground. That angle number is located between 0 and 90 degree and varies from club to club.

### What is a bag-wide lie in golf?

Indeed, a golfer who is said to be lying 4 shots during a hole will have struck the ball 4 times already (penalty strokes non-withstanding). Bag-wide lies can also be personalized for golfers of particular builds – such as very tall golfers – in a custom-fitting process.

### What is lie angle tape?

Lie tape has long been a staple for fitters to establish the proper iron lie angle. After applying the tape to the sole of the club, the mark left from an impact with the lie board indicates whether the golfer is within an appropriate lie angle.

**How do you measure the sole of a golf club?**

1) Place a sole tape or black electrical tape on the sole of your club. 3) Measure how far the center of the sole impact impression is from the center of the scoring lines. Considerations: Cast clubs are recommended to be bent at a maximum of 2 degrees.