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An alligator near your ball will make any hole interesting!
I find a very quiet lower body helps. Similar to a fairway bunker in that the lower body is very quiet. Quite different from a typical swing.
  I don't see his head swaying back at all.
1 pair...I thought only women had multiple pairs of shoes!
IIRC coming from the inside can still cause a push slice, starts right and goes further right, if the clubface is open. I tend to come too far from the inside a lot and the miss is either a hook or a push slice.
    So you are saying you have the red swing path, or the blue? And you are trying to get the green? I used to have the red path, the "towels under armpits" drill helped me correct it. :) The red is a very common cause of slice. Often referred to as "coming over the top" or "outside - in". You don't want to come outside in AKA red. :) Green will give a draw, or in my case a hook...
The thing that helped me with this is Jack Nicklaus's description of the back of your neck being "anchored". In other words, the back of your neck does not move during the backswing. I found this to be an easy feeling to remain aware of. Stopped my swaying.
I think it depends on how you practice at the range. You're not supposed to just go beat balls and that's it. What I do it make it so that it does matter. Aim for a specific target every shot. Change targets often. Go thru your whole pre-shot routine on every stroke. Line it up, lay down some sticks to check ball position. Hit some fades, hit some draws. You can visualize the fairway being there even when it's not and you can tell if you just hit into the woods or not. I...
Par 4 eagle from 175. Blind shot to the green, had to hook it hard around some trees. A shame because I didn't get to see it go in. Spent way too much time looking for my ball because I knew it was a great shot. Gave up looking and said "Hey what the hell, let me just check the cup..." Zing!
 The right thing to do is put them in your pocket. Finders keepers! Unless it's a crappy ball. They can keep that!
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