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Most commonly slice is a misplayed shot when the golf ball curves significantly from inside-to-out, i.e. from left to right for a right handed player or right to left for a left-handed player. It can be also played intentionally by inducing clockwise sidespin onto the ball (for a right handed player). The slice is the opposite of a hook shot and has similar shaping to fade shot, but it is more severe.

Ball flight shapes: draw fade slice hook shank push pull

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