The expression on your avatar’s face is dead serious though.😜 I think he’s fair game for the team before the start. They trash talk all the time. Once the tournament starts, it will be all very supportive.
Honestly, right now everything sucks for you. In all likelihood, your swing is a total mess. If significant improvement is your goal, you have to
1. Learn how to swing properly. It is not a natural motion. It must be learned, practiced, and improved.
2. Learn the physics of what causes the ball to do what it is doing when it leaves the face of your club so that you actually know what you are doing wrong - and can act to fix it.
3. Hit lots and lots and lots and lots of golf balls with proper form to develop muscle memory
The most direct way to do all of those things is to get instruction from a professional. That's a good first step you are taking. When I joined this site, everything was a mystery. But the good news is that you can make considerable progress by learning from the guys here.