Instruction: How to correct a hook

Golf Tips

Get your drives moving in the right direction

If you are suffering from a hook, then we’ve got a simple fix to get you hitting those shots straighter.

Hooking is much more prominent with a low-lofted club or a driver.

Much of the problems can be corrected as simply as taking a look at your set-up.

Set-up checklist

  • Feet – use alignment aids to ensure that you are not stood closed to the target
  • Grip – ensure that you’ve got a nice neutral grip – ensure that the right hand is not underneath your club as opposed to a neutral position
  • Ball position – ensure the ball is not too far forward in your stance – this will cause ball contact to occur when the club face is travelling left and cause ball to start left and therefore travel left

A few things to correct before you even hit a ball.

Follow these 3 points to help prevent hooking the ball, and save you shots.

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