Now your feet and hips may be open, but you want your shoulders, arms and eyes parallel to your target line. This allows the stroke to work on a natural arc. Like all golf shots, the club needs to travel on an arc. The ball is on the ground and to the side of you, so the club needs to swing up and down and around at the same time. With the shoulders, arms and eyes parallel to your target line, you will have the club swinging on an arc where the ball can go toward your intended target line. I practice with these alignment aids. I have one for my foot line and one for my shoulders, arms and eyes line. Now that I have my body parts aligned correctly, I can make a natural arcing stroke.
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