Thanks for the feedback guys.
I will give the wider stance a shot as well as focusing on my lower body.
I doubt my swing was correct before but I guess my body had figured out how to compensate and I was hitting the ball what I thought was very well (straight and good distance). However, now that I'm trying to correct things I can't hit the ball. I suppose this is normal with golf. As you try to fix/modify your swing this happens.
I was watching my swing compared to others that have much IMO better swings and I wanted to see what you think of this analysis:
My hip rotation is not happening either fast enough or rotating enough (maybe due to sway) and my arms come around to quick. This is why I scoop, because my body hasn't rotated far enough and I have to stand up and do that scoop thing so I don't dig a ditch behind the ball. Does that look like what you see? Aside from ball under back foot, how can I practice rotating my hips?