If you hook the ball and want to fix it, see if you have any of the problems below. When you see golfers who hook the ball, you'll find some common faults. I had a problem with hooking my driver and pulling my fairway woods up until 2008. now why do you hook the ball? What is a Hook in Golf. To recap, the pull hook is when my club is moving over the top, right to left across the target. For a right-handed golfer, a hook shot means when a golf ball goes to the right then curves way to the left.. And vice versa, for a left-handed golfer, a hook shot means when a golf ball goes to the left then curves way to the right. 2nd was too flat of a swing mainly caused by compensating for too flat of a lie angle on the club. Similar to the hook shot, if your hands are twisted around (left-hand image of Fig.2) at address and impact then the clubface will close, causing the ball to go left. I hook the irons almost consistently - essentially a really strong draw/hook. Want to know how to fix a golf hook? How to Fix Your Hook. Take an iron and put the grip behind your left thigh. My irons are weird though. If you suffer more with a slice that goes to the right, READ THIS instead. The key to stop pulling your golf shots is to learn how to control the starting line of your ball. there are two ways to stop hooking. if you do not strike the ball with a forward leaning club shaft (between 5 and 10 degrees) your ball will hook. The biggest cause for hooking is the grip that is too strong for you. But when you think about it, it’s pretty clear how this detail can make or break your iron shots. After all, club angle is an element of your iron setup, and nailing your setup is everything when it comes to iron shots. Read on. 1. learn how to strike the ball like a pro [/quote] Pros never hit a hook? I had more of pull-hook though. One was my grip was horribly strong, such that my right hand was almost horizontal. (The ball usually goes 5-15 yards longer than normal as the club face is shut at impact) Start left and cut back right toward the target. Dropped my box here, we’ll get to that in a second. The dreaded golf hook – a ball that can start any direction, but curves dramatically to the left (for a right-hander) – often into the trees or out of bounds. In golf a pull hook – or a pulled hooked shot – is one that features the same right to left side spin that is associated with a hook. With my driver I hit a nice high draw with my misses being a hook. This is one of the more overlooked mistakes, simply because no one really talks about the angle of your golf club. After a long battle with a slice/fade I finally beat it. 1) Grip. I changed my natural ball flight to a draw. Hi, guys. One of the goals of a golfer is to hit straight shots consistently. (The ball usually goes about the same distance as intended or slightly shorter) Start left and keep going left from a pull hook. 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