For a right-handed golfer, a hook shot means when a golf ball goes to the right then curves way to the left.. And vice versa, for a left-handed golfer, a hook shot means when a golf ball goes to the left then curves way to the right. The biggest cause for hooking is the grip that is too strong for you. The dreaded golf hook – a ball that can start any direction, but curves dramatically to the left (for a right-hander) – often into the trees or out of bounds. I had a problem with hooking my driver and pulling my fairway woods up until 2008. I changed my natural ball flight to a draw. (The ball usually goes 5-15 yards longer than normal as the club face is shut at impact) Start left and cut back right toward the target. I also lacked consistency. Take an iron and put the grip behind your left thigh. A pulled shot starts off left of the target and can do three things: Stay left. I hook the irons almost consistently - essentially a really strong draw/hook. When you can control your starting line you can play any type of golf shot you desire. there are two ways to stop hooking. The key to stop pulling your golf shots is to learn how to control the starting line of your ball. With my driver I hit a nice high draw with my misses being a hook. Dropped my box here, we’ll get to that in a second. One of the goals of a golfer is to hit straight shots consistently. Welcome back to The Hook series, time to get rid of the hook once and for all. now why do you hook the ball? (The ball usually goes about the same distance as intended or slightly shorter) Start left and keep going left from a pull hook. 1) Grip. 1. learn how to strike the ball like a pro [/quote] Pros never hit a hook? If you suffer more with a slice that goes to the right, READ THIS instead. Hi, guys. Read on. 'School of Golf' host Martin Hall uses 'SwingFix' for a few tips on how to To recap, the pull hook is when my club is moving over the top, right to left across the target. However, this does not always happen. Hooking is generally a good player's fault. When you see golfers who hook the ball, you'll find some common faults. 2nd was too flat of a swing mainly caused by compensating for too flat of a lie angle on the club. Pull Hooks – How to Stop Pull Hooking shots Left. After all, club angle is an element of your iron setup, and nailing your setup is everything when it comes to iron shots. However, in this instance the shot starts left of the target instead of right. We’re talking about the pull hook again today. But when you think about it, it’s pretty clear how this detail can make or break your iron shots. This is one of the more overlooked mistakes, simply because no one really talks about the angle of your golf club. In golf a pull hook – or a pulled hooked shot – is one that features the same right to left side spin that is associated with a hook. After a long battle with a slice/fade I finally beat it. 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