Neutral Golf Grip Drill to Stop a Hook

Neutral Golf Grip Drill to Stop a Hook

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One of the reasons that people hook the ball is that they have a grip that promotes a hook. By that I mean that they have their hands turned too far to the right on the club so that when they come back and their hands reacts to a more normal position their clubface closes, thereby creating that hook. What I would like you to do is a drill taking a tee and putting it between your thumb and your forefinger of the left hand and do the same on the right hand. Then adjust your hands until both of those tees are on top of the shaft. When you do that you know that you have a neutral grip, thereby reducing or eliminating that hooking problem that you have.

Category: Hook
Sub-Category: Hands, Swing Drills, Grip
About the Instructor
Chuck Cook
Chuck Cook
Chuck Cook Golf Academy
Spicewood, TX 78669
Tel: 512-329-4000

Chuck Cook is instructor to such PGA Tour greats as Payne Stewart, Tom Kite, and Corey Pavin. He is listed as one of Golf Magazine's Top 100 Teachers and Golf Digest's #9 instructor in the world.


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What is a Hook Shot in Golf? Hooks are caused by the disconnection of the left or right elbow to the body, which forces you to flip your hands over before impact during the downswing
How to Get a Neutral Golf Grip Learn how to take a neutral grip to better control the club face and golf ball
How to Fix Your Slice by Improving Clubhead Impact at Address Use this drill to get your clubface traveling in a more direct line at impact and rotate your arms