To fix the issue, turn your hand more towards the target, in a neutral position. Make sure the V’s between your thumb and index finger on each hand point straight up. When the V’s are facing more towards your rear shoulder, you are likely to hit a bad left hook.
What causes me to hook the golf ball?
The better player hooks the ball for one primary reason— their swing direction is too much from in to out, or out to the right. The reality is that when you play the ball too far back in your stance, you’re more prone to hit down on the ball—with a swing direction that’s out to the right—causing the ball to hook.
Why do I always hook my golf shots?
The upper body obstructs or interferes with the club’s path to the ball. The most common reason players get stuck is, they don’t keep the arms and club in front of the chest as they turn back and through. When the club trails the upper body on the way down, the hands have to flip the clubhead over to recover.
Why do I keep hooking my irons?
Probably the most common cause of a hook is the swing path. A perfect swing path would be slightly inside out. The players that hook the ball come very far inside with their path. You will notice with a golfer who has a terrible hook problem that the club may end up on an inside path directly after take away.
What causes a hook?
A true hook in golf is a shot that starts out to the right of your target (for right-handed players) or starts straight but then curves back to the left. This is caused by a combination of club path through impact and face alignment at impact.