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Slicing the ball.. Help!

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So, I've been struggling with the typical slice in golf. My drives start straight and then spin off to the right. If I'm correct this is caused by an outside - in swing. How can I correct this swing and swing more in to out? Also occasionally slice or push irons. Thanks!

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Welcome to the SandTrap! This is a wonderful site for fantastic research based info. Glad to have you. As far as what's going on with your swing, it's tough to say without seeing it. Is there any way you could post a video on the My Swings section after you've done some reading? I suggest the Ball Flight Laws thread and the Slide Your Hips thread.

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