What Causes A Hook?

Causes for a Hook - Clubface Angle and Club PathWatch the video below for an explanation of what a golf hook is and how it occurs. If you prefer, you can skip beneath the video to see the anti-hook golf lessons and drills.

At the start of the video, I mention the ball flight diagram. Understanding the different ball flights and how variations in your swing path and club face direction causes them, allows you to self-diagnose and correct any fault that shows up in your game later on.

Golf ball flight diagram



Golf Hook Drills

Video Preview of Hook Fix - Check your AlignmentCure Your Hook For Good: Part 1 – Check Your Alignment

Don’t overlook this set up flaw. If you’re not meticulous with your alignment and the rest of your set up, it becomes very difficult to fix a golf hook long-term…

Video Preview of Hook Fix - Check your GripCure Your Hook For Good: Part 2 – Check Your Grip

Make sure an incorrect grip isn’t at the source of your golf hook…

Video Preview of Hook Fix - Check your Swing PathCure Your Hook For Good: Part 3 – Check Your Swing Path

Correct your golf hook by checking your swing path through the ball…

Video Preview of Hook Fix - Hand Rotation Drill #1Cure Your Hook For Good: Part 4 – Anti Hook Drill #1

Snap-hooks occur when the rotation of the hands and forearms is too aggressive. This drill uses the feeling of a chip shot to help you get a feel for less hand and forearm rotation…

Video Preview of Hook Fix - Hand Rotation Drill #2Cure Your Hook For Good: Part 5 – Anti Hook Drill #2

Once you develop feel for hand and forearm rotation using drill #1, the drill will help you progress through fuller, more powerful swings but without excessive hand rotation…