I'm a VERY visual person and when I think of golf tips and advice I need to visualize it so that it is etched in my mind. So when I read Ben Hogan's tip about "Skipping the Stone" I immediately could picture this motion, I just didn't realize it would work so well.
This is an interesting topic, and one that many golfers need to fully understand. The wrist angle throughout the swing can cause various issues, and it is especially important during the downswing.
Let's start with the basics. Setting up to the ball, figuring out how to even stand is can be a complicated endeavor, but let's break down the foundation of your golf swing based on a few methods.
In our previous article we talked about establishing "A Solid Foundation". If you read the article you now have a good understanding of how to address the ball, get yourself into an athletic position, how to determine ball location, and how to visualize the shot.
If you are new to golf, and would like to start at the beginning, and I'm talking about square 1, you've come to the right place.
Today's post is about Hip Movement, hip shift, weight transfer, "sway", they all refer to basically the same thing. Let's walk through this and make sure you understand what this means and then understand what it should FEEL like when doing it correctly (and incorrectly).