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Basic swing
Set up

There are six important things to remember when preparing your body to hit the ball.

You can review these in our guide to the basic set-up.

Once you have these right, the main thing to remember is to keep the head steady.

The young Jack Nicklaus soon learnt the importance of this - his tutor, Florida pro Jack Grout used to grab his hair to stop him moving his head around.

Your head should act as the inner circle around which your arms and shoulders turn.

It is also important to visualise each shot before you swing.

Picture how it will move through the air and where it will land.

Use your imagination!





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