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Hi! I've just joined here yesterday, I am very new to golf and I would be grateful for any advice on how to prioritize the many things going wrong with my swing. 

I've been Playing Golf for: 5 months
My current handicap index or average score is: about 120
My typical ball flight is: well, it's always been straight, but it just doesn't go anywhere. I used to top it all the time but that is somewhat better now. 
The shot I hate or the "miss" I'm trying to reduce/eliminate is: I'm trying to eliminate the part where my shot goes 20 yards. 

I have torn my oblique (playing golf, yes) so these are not full speed shots however, they are exactly how I look. (Sigh.) Since I can't go play golf right now I have been trying to work on drills and small movements but I Realize I am not sure what to work on or why things are not working out better for me. 

I always have a chicken wing at impact. 

I always seem to turn with my shoulders / upper body and end up swinging over / above the ball. 

I have only recently realized I should shift the weight to my left leg  (i thought it had to stay centered the whole time) and the that has helped; i used to top it 80% of the time (honestly, I don't know how i've persevered as long as I have!!) 

I appreciate your thoughts. Thanks for looking at these!! 

 


Videos: 

 I hope I have embedded these. 

front view:

https://vimeo.com/user110774000/review/519159426/a8284797e4

 

down the line:

https://vimeo.com/user110774000/review/519159163/3e7b0e6c8b

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Hmm. Thank you for trying to view them.  

This is the "embed link" from vimeo. Does this work? If not, I guess i'm out of luck : /  

 

 

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1 hour ago, Lindy Y said:

Hmm. Thank you for trying to view them.  

This is the "embed link" from vimeo. Does this work? If not, I guess i'm out of luck : /  

<iframe src="https://player.vimeo.com/video/519159426" width="640" height="564" frameborder="0" allow="autoplay; fullscreen" allowfullscreen></iframe>

 

<iframe src="https://player.vimeo.com/video/519159163" width="640" height="1138" frameborder="0" allow="autoplay; fullscreen; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen></iframe>

 

I’m not sure why the videos did not imbed, but I was able to view them. Your swing is pretty good for a beginner. The thread below contains a lot of drills we worked on last April during the COVID shutdown. The first five apply to the full swing and are really good drills to get going with. I go back and do many of these drills still. Check them out. If you have a chance, film yourself doing the drill and post the video here in your My Swing thread.

 

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setup with more weight on your left side.  you have a nack for rotating and keeping things moving from transition, thru the impact zone and into the follow through.  although you are rotatating around your torso/arm action.  Rotation is shift/pivot with your left hip bone (whatever that thing is called, pelvis?) being the fulcrum.

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