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golfclubmogul

My Swing (Golfclubmogul)

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I've been Playing Golf for: 7 months

My current handicap index or average score is: 94

My typical ball flight is: High Fade

The shot I hate or the "miss" I'm trying to reduce/eliminate is: I thin and top the ball a lot.


Videos: My second swing made better contact.

I am trying to get a better lag position. As you can tell I release very early.
Also I am 15 years old.
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Id start by adding a little knee flex you legs look very straight and Im guessing its restricting you hip turn and shoulder turn. Look at Rory here.

Also read through this thread theres a ton of good info in it. http://thesandtrap.com/t/55426/introducing-five-simple-keys

Keep working you get there

Welcome to the SandTrap

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Welcome to the forum!!!

Classic "Reverse" weight shift there.

Need to loose flex in that right leg, and gain flex in the front leg.

Try this drill out. I really like this one. It kinda is a multi-tasker. It will get you feeling what the top of the backswing feels like, and a proper centered pivot. Notice in the video how his right leg looses flex (don't totally straighten it, let it loose flex), and how his left knee gains flex.

I would hammer this drill A LOT!!

Here is another drill that will help you get the impact position better as well. First I would work on getting that backswing fixed there, and learn to get a more centered pivot.

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I worked on the knee flex a bit, so I look a bit more centered. Not yet worked on my impact, but what is your thoughts about my knees?

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It is fine to practice inside your house with video to see if you are in the correct positions (or you can use a mirror) but for feedback on your swing you should always take video with a ball. Also it would be helpful to have a down the line view to provide some more feedback.

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I've been Playing Golf for: 1 year

My current handicap index or average score is: 86

My typical ball flight is: straight or slight draw

The shot I hate or the "miss" I'm trying to reduce/eliminate is: hook


Videos: I am obviously releasing early. I have been trying to not think about hitting and just turn, but I am still not able to get a better angle. I know that I don't want to forcefully hold a lag angle and it should be natural. Any comments would be much appreciated!

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@golfclubmogul please use your existing (this) swing thread when posting new videos instead of starting a new one, thanks :-)

Swing change looks good, I see you put in work to clean up that pivot. I'd recommend flaring your feet.

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