Golf Tips - The Back Swing - Upper Body Position

By Larry O. Krupp

It really doesn't matter how you start your backswing, as long as you are able to get into the following position at the top. For right handers, the checkpoints include 90-degree shoulder turn, extended left arm, 90-degree hand hinge, and high hands (90-degrees between upper right arm and torso, and 90-degrees between upper and lower right arm). *

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