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Almost every good golf swing starts the same: with a proper address to the ball. Danny Caverly, the director of instruction at Willowbend, offers some insight into what goes into a solid setup:
“While teaching at the Golf Digest Schools in Orlando, Fla., I’ve concluded that, as teachers/coaches of the game, we need to stress the importance of the initial position to the ball. I tell students, ‘Don’t blame your swinging motion for inconsistent results. Let’s make sure your setup is not contributing to poor shots.’
“Ball flight is all about the grip.
“All lines lead to the target.
“Great posture equals a great turn.”