Luke Donald's Classic Closed Body Drill

It's nearly Christmas, so here's a top tip from England's superstar Luke Donald that should get you in the rhythm for the festive golf season. As Donald says it's all in the hips.

This flattens your swing plane

It's all about the hips according to world number 17 Luke Donald

Here?s a good drill that prevents my hips from turning too soon.

At address I move my right foot back, as shown, so that my body is closed to the target. From here I hit a series of shots. With my hips at this angle at address there is no way that they can out-race my upper body.

This simple drill is an excellent way to get your upper and lower body working in harmony.

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