You cut across the ball, causing contact with the toe of the club, pull hooks or pull slices. You have also noticed that your hands and arms finish much lower than usual.
Your body bops up and down or you lose your balance, causing a mishit.
You are great with your longer clubs and putter but cannot seem to master the chip.
You are digging your middle irons, hybrids, and shorter woods into the ground. This is preventing you from completing a full finish.
You are digging into the ground before hitting the ball and the ball barely moves.
Your swing feels awkward and you are suddenly shanking the ball.
You are digging the club deep into the ground while pitching or you want to improve your pitches.
You suddenly cannot chip well. One minute you are digging the club deep into the ground and the next you shanking or skulling the ball.
You tend to hit a lot of fat or chunked shots.
You hit the ground first while chipping the ball.