Low Hands are the Key

Low Hands are the Key

So many senior golfers stretch towards the ball and their hands are too high, so low hands is the key to enabling you to swing more freely – especially for senior golfers when you have less flexibility as you get older!

What I mean by high hands is that if you slightly bent over and let your hands fall and dangle, this is the position you need to be in when addressing the ball, high hands will prevent you from making good contact with the ball and also restrict your swing.

In this image is what I mean by high hands – as you can see they are not naturally hanging down but stretching out towards the ball:

Low Hands are the Key - High Hands

When you have low hands like in this image you will find that you can rotate better with your golf swing and a lot more flexibility.

Low Hands are the Key - Low Hands

If you can adapt this low hands drill to your golf game it will definitely improve your ball striking and consistency especially in your senior years, if you have been a golfer and have always adapted the ‘stretched hands to the ball method’ then this will take some practice to get it right for your golf game.

But if you look at the top touring pro’s you will see that they all adapt ‘Low Hands’ at address like in these images:

This tip is aimed at Senior Golfers who have trouble with flexibility and looking at achieving a more consistent golf game in their later years, you will see with practice that with a wider stance with the longer clubs and with low hands you will be able to rotate a lot better this resulting in a better and consistent golf game.

As always if you have any comments or feedback regarding this article Low hands are the key for the Senior Golfer please do not hesitate to leave a comment below, I will be glad to respond to any responses received.

Happy golfing.


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