Golf Tip – Bend

March 20, 2016 Posted by Matt

bendWhen you address the ball be sure to bend at the waist, don’t reach with your arms.  Many golfers will take a stance with their driver and place their hands way out in front of them as they extend the club toward the ball and their arms look straight and stiff.  Although golfers will feel as though they will be able to generate a lot of power from this position, it actually will result in a flat swing that causes a hook or a slice.  For proper set up with the driver, you should feel as if your arms hang down naturally from your shoulders with your hands moving out about six inches from your body.  You will likely need to bend a little more at the hips so your arms will hang freely.