1-minute Quick Alignment Check
Golf Instruction • 1m 18s
If you have a hard time aligning yourself up on the golf course, try this quick alignment check to assure you are aiming at your target.
Quick Alignment Check
Aim down your target line.
In your set up position, stay in your posture and simply point your front arm out as shown.
Your front arm should point parallel to your target line, not at your target. If it is pointing directly at your target or any other direction except for parallel to target line, then you need to adjust your set up until you are aligned correctly.
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