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Flare out Your Toes: Golf Stance

When you take lessons from professionals, they might tell you to position your right toe perpendicular to the target line and fare out your left toe a bit.

I don't agree with this idea.

If you don't flare out your right toe, it will restrict your turn on the backswing. And I don't think it's natural to position your right toe perpendicular to the target line.

Will you stand like that when not playing golf?

Probably not.

Your right toe should also be flared out a bit.

How much should You Flare out Your Toes?

If you right toe is flared out more, it will allow you to make a bigger turn on the backswing. If your left toe is flared out more, it will help you turn the club over through impact area.

To find correct position, try to stand up straight and hold your golf bag off the ground with your hands and arms.

When you hold something heavy with your arms, your toes will flare out naturally because you need to keep balance.

Take a look at your position of your toes when holding something heavy. That is your correct position.

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