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I've been Playing Golf for: 6 years - Weekend Warrior, now playing 3-5 times a week
My current handicap index or average score is: 85-95 type of scores
My typical ball flight is: Low Fade
The shot I hate or the "miss" I'm trying to reduce/eliminate is: Chunky contact. I have a tendency to stiffen up my arms for more power and shift out of my backswing too early causing me to ground the club too early. 15-20 yards loss of length is the result. 


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Setup looks fine,  but not keeping COG over the arch of your feet or not toward your heels,  keep that power and rotation low and moving off the ball a little to give you space.   Hopefully those chunks become nice tidy clips. 

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I'd minimize the hip sway a bit (first image below) and then work on not being so static/flat-footed in the downswing and at impact.01.jpg02.jpg

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21 hours ago, iacas said:

I'd minimize the hip sway a bit (first image below) and then work on not being so static/flat-footed in the downswing and at impact.01.jpg02.jpg

Wow, thank you!

This helps. I didn't even realize I was still swaying. As a former soccer player, not using my feet enough surprises me a bit! Good to know what I can focus on next. 

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1 hour ago, The_WetBandit said:

Wow, thank you!

This helps. I didn't even realize I was still swaying. As a former soccer player, not using my feet enough surprises me a bit! Good to know what I can focus on next. 

If you have a full length mirror somewhere, you can practice this to work on it. I also recommend the app, Mirror Vision and use it with my iPad. It really helps to be able to see it to work on eliminating issues.

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Do you hit a lot of shots off the heel or sh--ks especially when you are first getting loose?

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Anyone have any drills to increase swing speed? Or tips for hitting higher trajectory? I’m a natural low, fader. 

Here is a down the line 7 iron 165 yards (maybe closer to 155) 

 

 

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On 6/7/2019 at 3:19 AM, iacas said:

I'd minimize the hip sway a bit (first image below) and then work on not being so static/flat-footed in the downswing and at impact.01.jpg02.jpg

Re Hip sway are you referencing the top two photos or the bottom two. I thought you guys were in favor of sliding the hips? 

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1 hour ago, porc said:

Re Hip sway are you referencing the top two photos or the bottom two. I thought you guys were in favor of sliding the hips? 

During the downswing. Not during the backswing.

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On 6/12/2019 at 3:37 PM, Adam C said:

Do you hit a lot of shots off the heel or sh--ks especially when you are first getting loose?

Never off the heel. Occasionally a bad toe. Mostly my shots move right because I can’t seem to square the face. I’ll tend to leave it open at impact. Drives especially...

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