Quick Answer: What Is Hook In Golf?

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).

When those terms are used, it probably means the ball flight started out straight before dropping severely to the left.

What is a slice and a hook in golf?

Nine times out of ten a slice (curving right) shot is caused because you have a swing that is out-to-inward in trajectory. The club face meets the ball more to its side, which creates an abnormal spin. A hook in many cases is simply the opposite, a left-handed hitter with a swing that is in-to-out.

How do you fix a right hook in golf?

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What is the difference between a hook and a draw?

A hook or a draw is a golf shot that goes from right to left, whereas a fade or slice is a shot that goes from left to right.

How do you not hook a driver?

The fix for the hook would be to open your stance slightly and play the ball more forward in your stance, opposite the left shoulder, so that your swing direction is a little bit more toward the target. (You don’t want to swing too much to the left with your driver or you’ll start over-fading the ball.)