The position of the ball on the ground out and away from us encourages most golfers to swing over the top on the downswing in their attempt to hit down on the ball. Here's a practice tip to help stop that dreaded over the top downswing
Quite often the golfer turns his shoulders too quickly on the backswing and has to then turn them too quickly on the downswing to try get the body and eyes and club somewhere back near the ball to strike it.
The direction a golf ball starts is related to clubface orientation at strike. The shot shape or curvature is mainly based on the swing path or direction. Having trouble with hooks and slices or pulls or blocked shots- watch the following video.
We could talk all day about impact and the clubface and where bad shots come from. Understanding and working on the 430 entry path will help eliminate a lot of those off line shots due to poor clubface control. Here's why...