Quick Golf Improvement Tips
Taking the Clubhead to the Ball Too Early
After taking a nice slow backswing, many golfers then tend to rush
the club to the ball. The problem with this is that the first part
of the body activated is the wrists, and this starts a whole chain
reaction of problems, including yanking the arms down and closing
the club head too early.
Instead, you need to keep your wrists supple and loose, avoiding
any tension , and making no effort to rush the club. To help do
this, try bumping your hips to the left [for a right-handed golfer]
a little just as you begin your downswing. This tilts the spine
slightly and raises your left shoulder. Take care to keep your shoulders
back and avoid arching the back.
This helps to keep the wrists cocked – storing the power
for later release and forces the club and arm into the slot [to
The result is a more powerful and accurate shot.
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