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Shoulder Alignment - Technical Thursday #7.

Shoulder Alignment – Technical Thursday #7

Shoulder Alignment – Technical Thursday #7.

Hi, I’m Mel Sole, Director of Instruction at the Mel Sole Golf School, headquartered at Pawleys Plantation Golf and Country Club in Pawleys Island, SC.  We conduct 1, 2, and 3-day golf schools, hourly golf lessons, and senior golf schools—any golf instruction program your heart desires. Give us a call at 800-624-4653 or 843-237-4993.  We will be happy to book a commuter school or a package that contains accommodations, golf, and golf school.

Golf Video Blog by the Mel Sole Golf School.  

Here, in our Golf Video Blog, we talk about the technical aspects of the swing and how that can help your game.  Today, we discuss the shoulder position at the address. Always make sure that the rear shoulder is lower than the leading shoulder.  This prevents that dreaded “over the top” move!  While in your address, place your hands together with the palm facing one another.  Now slide the palm of the lower hand down until it is in the correct position to grip the golf club.  You will notice that the rear shoulder is now lower than the front shoulder.  This will allow the shoulders to be square at the address and have a better chance of not having that over-the-top move!

The shoulders also need to be aligned with the feet and hips.  All three are important.  The most common is poor shoulder alignment.  When on the range, place an alignment stick across your shoulders and make sure they are parallel to the feet!

Source: Mel Sole Golf School

Thanks for watching – Shoulder Alignment – Technical Thursday #7.  Ensure the shoulders are not the only square, but the rear shoulder is lower than the front shoulder!

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Good putting requires squaring the shoulders!

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