- If the left heel has lifted on the backswing, it returns to the ground. If the heel remains planted, the left knee triggers the downswing by moving left.
- The left hip rotates toward the target, pulling the torso, shoulders and arms through toward the ball.
- The hips and torso continue rotating, the arms lagging slightly behind the chest until impact.
- Weight begins shifting from right foot to left.
The downswing is proof that the golf swing does, indeed, work from the bottom up.
Once you reach the top of the backswing, here’s what should happen:
As for the head… Keep your eyes focused on the back of the ball throughout the swing and it will react accordingly.