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Wrist Position

Wrist Position refers to the location and form of the wrists at the top of the swing and at impact. A wrist that sits flat with the left forearm (for right handed players) at the top of the backswing is ideal for keeping a square clubface. At impact the the same thing holds true for maximum control and compression of the golf ball. A cupped left wrist will typically send balls high and to the right whereas a bowed left wrist can make shots go low and left.

Wrist Position Drills

Wrist Position Tips

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  • Finish With Front Wrist Flat

    When hitting greenside chip shots finish with the back of your front wrist flat and your back wrist still bent. This will help you prevent a flip or early release of the clubhead. When your front wrist cups through impact the result is often weak scoopy shots. Flipping the wrists can also result in fat and thin shots as your clubhead will reach the bottom of it's arc too soon.

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