Impacts of a Square, Open, or Closed Clubface in Golf

Clubface TweakA golfer needs to take into careful consideration how he positions his feet relative to the ball in relation to the shot at hand. Indeed, while the stance is critical to where the ball will travel and the type of flight path it will follow, the actual position of the clubface at impact is the most important factor as far as initial ball direction is concerned. There are three ways a clubface can be positioned in relation to the ball (square, closed, open) and the consequences of each is explained.