As a right-handed hitter, or golfer, you will stand to the left of the plate or ball with your left hand at the bottom of the bat or club.
The opposite is true if you are a lefty.
The best way to determine which hand is dominant when playing golf is to go out and practice swinging a club.
What percent of golfers are left handed?
Lefties make up 10 to 12 percent of the population. In the golfing world, industry experts say, left-handed golfers make up about 5 to 7 percent of the North American market.
Why does Phil Mickelson play golf left handed?
Mickelson took to golf at an extremely young age, hitting his first golf balls at just age 18 months. He learned the basics of the sport by mirroring his father’s swing, which led the naturally right-handed Phil to adopt the left-handed stroke that would later lead to his nickname, “Lefty.”
Is Bubba Watson right handed?
Bubba Watson is better than you are even when he’s hitting unnaturally with right-handed clubs. Here’s the famous lefty taking a right-handed driver, turning it over so that he could hit it with his usual swing and smacking it nearly 300 yards.
Do lefties have an advantage in golf?
Half the best fencers in the Olympics are lefties while two of the world’s top eight golfers, Phil Mickelson and Mike Weir, play cack-handed – even both are naturally right-handed. Sadly in golf, lefties are put at a distinct disadvantage in the variety of equipment available to them.