Have you ever wondered why the tour player constantly rehearses the beginning of the backswing, known as the takeaway? Well, it’s because it begins a domino effect of either positive or negative attributes in your swing. Most commonly, the inside takeaway plagues golfers. This begins a chain of events often producing a steep or over-the-top downswing.
What causes the takeaway to get out of position? It can typically be found in one of the 3 mistakes described in the video. Wrist movement, forearm rotation, or pelvic rotation errors are typically the culprit. Watch this demonstration from Chad Phillips to learn more about the takeaway.