The Correct and Proper Golf Setup and Swing
While there are many factors in determining the outcome of a golf shot, setting up the proper golf stance is the foundation upon which all other mechanics are built. The proper stance is made up of multiple factors. The entire outcome of the shot depends on setting up properly. There are three elements that comprise the proper golf stance: grip, stance, and body placement. Your grip must be firm with hands in their proper places. The stance is crucial to making your weight shift correctly. The golfers' body placement must be comfortable, with all elements in their proper places. The proper golf starting position allows for the perfect golf shot. The stance detailed below is for a right-handed person.
Your hands must be placed in on the end of the club creating a grip. The backside of the left hand should be placed two fingers below the end of the club. The right hand should be directly below the left with both thumbs pointing down the shaft towards the club head. It should be held like you are shaking hands with someone. Next, lock the right pinky finger with the left index finger, so that your hands are locked together. The left wrist should always be slightly bent outwards. The golfer should squeeze the club lightly, good grip strength is one that can hold the club, yet does not feel as though you are choking it. It would be adequate to say that your grip should be loose enough not to hurt an animal but tight enough as to keep it in your grasp.
The next part to focus on is your stance.
Your feet should be shoulder-width apart and in line with each other. To set up your aim one needs to imagine a line that starts from the toe of your back foot, touching the toe of your front foot, and ending at your target. For beginners it is best to lay down a club that you are not using at the moment and place it towards where you want to aim. Then you can put your feet next to it so that your toes are just...