Golf Tip: Power Position...Butt-Out

Golf Tip: Power Position...Butt-Out


GOLF TIP

by Nadene Gole
Former Tour player & winner on the European Tour


Butt-Out

Power Position
Good posture is vital in order to swing the club with maximum clubhead speed.

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To establish a sound forward tilt toward the ground, bend forward from the hips until your shoulders hang in line with your toes. Stick your butt out as if you were sitting at a barstool. This position will straighten your spine, which will allow you to make a full shoulder turn. The ‘butt-out’ position also helps to place you the correct distance from the ball enabling your arms to hang freely and without tension.

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AVOID...
If your back is rounded, this limits the amount of rotation in your swing.

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TRY THIS...
Grab a club, hold the shaft to your back so that the grip-end sits on your tailbone. Ensure the shaft stays in contact with your back.

 

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