The stance is square, that is, with the feet about equi distant from the line of play.
The backward movement originates in the center of the body. One has the feeling that the club is being pushed by by the left side and left arm.
In completing the backward wind-up, the back is turned a almost squarely to the hole. The swing is of ample length carrying the club past a horizontal position.
The cock of the wrists is preserved during the early stages of the downstroke, while the head of the club drops behind the players so that it can approach the ball from the inside.