What is the dreaded golf hook?

What is the dreaded golf hook?

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. but you’d be lucky if any of that advice solves it. You’d be more likely to put a tee behind your right ear and start hitting a straight shot.

What is a hook shot in golf?

If you’re right-handed, a golf hook is when your ball starts out on a straight flight path, then veers sharply to the left. If you’re left handed, your ball veers to the right. In both cases, a hook shot is also characterized by a lower-than-usual ball flight.

What is the hook ball flight for a right-handed golfer?

The hook ball flight for a right-handed golfer: The ball starts out to the right before curving (often sharply) back to the left. A "hook" or "hook shot" in golf is a shot that results in a significant right-to-left curving of the golf ball’s flight (for a right-handed golfer; for a lefty, a hook curves left-to-right in flight).

What is a standard hook on a golf club?

Standard hook And then there’s the standard hook, which is when the path is moving to the right, and when the clubface is pointing left. The result is a ball flight with far too much side spin, and a ball that dives down and to the left. Luke Kerr-Dineen is the Game Improvement Editor at GOLF Magazine and GOLF.com.