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I'm a lefty and I recently started to hook and over draw the ball. I thought my grip was too strong but recently I realised that my hands were turning over. My left hand was the problem. In one of the forums a suggestion was to feel the left hand under at impact. If anyone out there is experiencing similar I strongly advise you do as I do and adhere to the tip, it worked for me. I've worked on this for a week or two and my confidence is back. I play off 4 and last Saturday shot 75 in a club tournament. I'm over 60 and came 2nd against a much younger crowd. Just something simple is usually all it takes....it's just finding it. Best wishes, Lefty
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I'm working on keeping my left wrist (I'm right handed) flat throughout the backswing. Seems I have a tendency to cup the wrist which opens the clubface. I get push or push/slice shots that way.

A flat wrist on the other hand combined with a strong grip gives me the desired draw.
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Thursday I was working on my three swings with all of my wedges, Friday I worked on pitching, chipping, and putting, and today I'll be working on maintaining the proper swing plane as I want to switch to a one-plane swing. I have a feeling that today's practice will make for a repeat of Thursday's practice.
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accuracy within a 100 yards. Been working on better position on the green. Also had worked on putting. Changed putters, went from standard putter to a belly putter. This has really seemed to work for me.
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I'm working on fitness and full swing accuracy. I believe these two go hand in hand. My short game and putting are relatively solid and I'm losing all my strokes to penalties and counter-productive long shots. I have a nasty case of the shanks too. The good news is I hosel-rocketed a hole-in one the other day.
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Two hours hitting pitches from 20 to 60 yards. Holed out perfectly from 40 yards or so just as it started to rain. Took that as a signal to quit on a high note.

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Working on transitioning back to the blades and persimmon for a while. Had the cavity backs and titanium in the bag for "scramble season" and got in a habit of overswinging. Played (or tried to) with the old sticks and couldn't find a rhythm. Short irons were actually pretty good but everything else was UUGGly.
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