A stretching exercise to promote a straight spine at address
Proper stance, posture, and ball-position
Taking the proper stance with proper posture and ball position, often referred to as addressing the ball, is fundamental to a good and successful golf swing. If you consider that every action or movement is dictated to by one that comes before it, then the stance affects everything that comes after it including, importantly, the strike of the golf ball.
Again, as with the grip, the amount of attention golfers give to the stance, to posture, and to ball-position is normally far less than they should. You can correct this now by learning more about a proper golf stance from the videos below.
How to get into your golf setup for beginners…and more experienced golfers looking to review some basics.
Set up for beginners, and good for seasoned golfers who want to review a few basics
Andy Propudman & Piers Ward show you the proper setup position
Luke Donald shows you from a golfers perspective the importance of proper setup
David Leadbetter shows you how to get the perfect setup and build a great foundation for a good swing
Ted Norby explains the two theories of ball position in your stance.
Chris Ryan explains the key fundamentals of ball position
Rick Shiels shows you how to find best ball position for your swing
Peter Finch gives us his take on ball position for irons in golf swing