September 26, 2017

Straight Golf Shots: Balance Your Weight When Swinging Your Club

If you want to hit straight golf shots you should balance your weight between the heels and ball of your feet. Also, if you want to hit straight golf shots, you should keep your chin up during your golf swing

Balancing your weight properly and keeping your chin up during your golf swing will likewise improve your golf game in other ways as well, according to a recent article, a portion of which appears below:

“One way you can ascertain if you potentially have faults in your golf stance is to utilize an easy toe-wiggling exercise. Try to take a swing, if you are having difficulty wiggling your toes while doing so, then you are leaning in too far in favor of the ball. Golfers should lean back until they feel some play in their feet to get proper posture.

Keep your head high, and regularly bolster your confidence by playing golf with players near or similar to your skill level. Try playing on courses that are designed for beginners. There is no point in crushing your enthusiasm by trying to take on a really tough course, and competing against players who outrank you.”

The entire article is worth your read. Simply go to

Some suggest your weight should be more on the balls, rather than on the heels, of your feet.

I feel a more effective golf method is keep your weight balanced between the two.

If you keep your chin up, you can make a fuller back swing which, in turn, will provide you with more distance.

Certainly, a combination of balancing your weight properly between the balls and heels of your feet and keeping your chin up during your golf swing will produce more straight golf shots.

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