By catching the ball before it was meant to — as might happen in a ball positioned back in your stance — your clubface will not have had time to fully rotate and will instead show an open face at impact. Is It A Scam?
Go to the practice tee, or to a range or an indoor net. And the likeliest reason why that would happen is that you are probably using a grip that is simply too weak. How to grip a golf club correctly.
If you are noticing your right knee locking up at the top of the swing and are seeing pushed shots to the right you may want to focus on that area as a possible explanation for your shot errors. While they rotate back and bring the club up to the top of the swing some golfers tend to lock their right knee.