If your ball is often anything but straight, then this section is for you. We’ll address:
Culprit No. 1 Poor Alignment
Culprit No. 2 Off-Plane (either in the back or downswing)
Culprit No. 3 Fast Tempo with a Splash of Tension
Let’s examine Culprit No. 3:
Culprit No.3 SLICES & HOOKS » OFF-PLANE » LAID-OFF
We will focus on the position at the top of your backswing. Specifically, the position of your club’s shaft.
This means the shaft is pointing to the left of your target at the top of your backswing. From here, you will most likely take an out-to-in path, causing a slice or pull across your body to the left.
OFF-PLANE » ACROSS THE LINE
This means the shaft is pointing to the right of your target. From here, your downswing plane will most likely be too inside, resulting with a hook or push to the right.