Vastly Improve Your Golf Game With These Anti Hook Golf Swing Tips


Here are some practical anti hook golf swing tips. Like anything worthwhile, it will take some practice but soon you will develop an anti hook golf swing. Muscular analysis has supported these suggestions.

  • Arm extending at address can cause a flat swing and a hook. A good way to tell if you're standing too far from the ball is if you feel your weight migrating in the direction of your toes and a tightness in your arms.

    Fine-tune your setup by allowing the club head to rest comfortably behind the ball, making your weight shift to the balls of your feet, and relaxing your arms so they hang freely. Extend your left arm but give it the freedom to not be tense; the position of your right arm should be such that it is bent at the elbow and very limp.

  • The club head should travel slightly to the inside in the takeaway, not intentionally but as a result of your shoulder turn. If you intentionally try to bring the club "inside," you're likely to snatch it too far inside the path, compelling an inside-out swing, which in turn causes a hook.

    Demonstrate to yourself that your shoulders can cause the club to travel inside and take a proper path by doing a simple experiment: Assume your address placement a near a wall and put the toe of an iron against the baseboard. Keep your hands quiet as you turn your shoulders. You'll see that the club moves spontaneously to the inside, away from the baseboard. This concept is critical to developing an anti hook golf swing.

  • Another thing to pay attention to is your alignment. Place one club on the ground at the front of your toes, another along the target line and look at one versus the other. If you see that your stance is closed (aiming to the right of the target), adjust yourself squarely. A closed stance causes the swing back on a horizontal plane and rolls your forearms -- and the clubface -- over too quickly in the striking area.

  • Sometimes the right hand overpowers the left on the downswing, causing the clubface to close at impact. To keep this from happening, grip more solidly with the ring and pinky fingers of the left hand. This will maintain the firmness of the left wrist through impact. In addition, weaken the right hand a little by rotating it slightly to the left. This change will allow you to continue hitting firmly with the right side without overpowering the left.

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