Natural Width of Arc Explained | Swing Surgeon - Don Trahan Peak Performance Golf Swing

Natural Width of Arc Explained

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 13:19 -- Don Trahan

You probably have heard instructors and people on TV talk about maximum width of arc in the golf swing. Well it is bad. Why is it bad? Because it requires you to stretch and pull your body out of balance. Your swing should be natural for your body.

Just because you see it on TV does not mean it is right. Attempting to get the maximum width of arc in your backswing will cause you to stretch your muscles and start to create strain in your body. Your backswing should be natural and balanced.

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Hi Surge- Do you have any hints or suggestions for getting the correct depth in sand shots? I normally hit decent shots when the club/sand depth is proper, but have a tendency to either dig too deep or too shallow and you know what that produces. Any help you can provide here would definitely be appreciated.
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If I keep my wrists flat and elbows level at top of backswing, the club is at 2 o’clock. The only way to get the club more vertical is to slightly cup left wrist at the top. Any comments or suggestions, thanks, David, Evansville, IN's picture

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Seems impossible to keep club vertical at top with flat wrists, club is laid off at 2 o’clock when I keep wrists flat.....