What is adaptive golf?

What is adaptive golf? Based at River Pines Golf Course just outside of Atlanta, and in partnership with the Georgia State Golf Association, the Adaptive Golf Program serves golfers at more than 20 courses in Georgia to help them overcome any disabilities to be able to enjoy all the benefits of golf.

Does the left hand control the golf swing?

However, the hands need to do a lot more than simply hold the club during the golf swing. One hand, in particular, is responsible for controlling the clubface. The left hand (the right for southpaws), is responsible for the rotational movement of the golf club, which, in turn, controls the direction of the clubface.

Should you golf left handed?

The dominant brain: Whether left-handed or right-handed, one of your brain hemispheres is more dominant than the other. Again, choosing a side to play golf based on your dominant brain is not unanimous. Either way, you will need them both to hit every golf shot.

How many disabled golfers are there?

The United States Adaptive Golf Alliance (USAGA) intends to make playing golf a reality for the 20 million physically disabled who would like to play the game.

Can disabled people golf?

Golf offers an opportunity for people with disabilities to do just that. The NCA believes that there are probably at least 8 million people with disabilities who would consider playing golf or returning to the game if given the opportunity. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) became law in 1992.

Should left wrist be cupped at address?

I Bend it a little: I keep a slight cup in my left wrist from address until the start down. A wrist that’s too bowed can promote a shut clubface and hooks or pulls. If it’s too cupped, you’ll tend to leave the face open and slice your shots. Whatever wrist position you set at address, stay with it into the downswing.

How does Phil Mickelson grip the club?

But first let’s look at Phil Mickelson grip for regular golf shots. Phil Mickelson grip – the claw, that is – finds the right hand grasping the top of the club, his thumb extended down the shaft. With his left hand separated from the right, he cradles the handle lightly between the thumb, index and middle fingers.