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    Checking Alignment Prior to Shot

    Am I allowed to place my club across my shoulders to check my alignment before then addressing the ball and making my stroke?
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    Re: Checking Alignment Prior to Shot

    Yes

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    Re: Checking Alignment Prior to Shot

    Thanks

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    Re: Checking Alignment Prior to Shot

    Lol. That was easy 😂

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    Re: Checking Alignment Prior to Shot

    Not used to issues resolved that easily. Come on someone, throw a spanner in the works, ha ha.

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    Re: Checking Alignment Prior to Shot

    Quote Originally Posted by Lord Tyrion View Post
    Not used to issues resolved that easily. Come on someone, throw a spanner in the works, ha ha.
    Nope. This thread has come to a .

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    Re: Checking Alignment Prior to Shot

    The only thing missing is a citation to the relevant rule/decision.

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    Re: Checking Alignment Prior to Shot

    You also need to check your feet - not much point checking your shoulders if the feet arn't in alignment as well.
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    Re: Checking Alignment Prior to Shot

    Quote Originally Posted by TerryA View Post
    You also need to check your feet - not much point checking your shoulders if the feet arn't in alignment as well.
    Not necessarily
    In an ideal world the whole body should be square but there are many golfers out there who hit the ball straight BECAUSE their feet aren't square
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    Re: Checking Alignment Prior to Shot

    Quote Originally Posted by atticusfinch View Post
    The only thing missing is a citation to the relevant rule/decision.
    Have you got one?

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