If you’re one of those players who often hits thin, topped, skulled, fat or even shots off the heel, bottom groove or toe of the club, your spine angle is likely to blame for your inconsistency. Truth be told, the age old adage of “not looking up” isn’t necessary if you can retain your spine angle – case and point, Annika Sorenstam’s swing.
You can drastically improve your consistency and score by ensuring your spine is straight at address, and you maintain this angle through impact. You may want to think about it as if your shoulders simply rotate around your spine as you swing. This technique takes some practice, but this video below describes a great swing movement to emulate in your swing. Check it out!