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Yes. Check out some of the information on ball flight laws (new). Fighting a hook by swinging farther from the inside can often result in larger hooks. Took me years to learn that!
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Warning to anyone who reads this post: the poster seems to be completely unaware of the actual ball flight laws.

Not harsh at all. The purpose of this section of the forum is to learn so we can all become better players. Being that I respect your opinions iacas, you are right. Now that I think about it, it absolutely cannot be an over the top swing. As for ball flight laws and hitting to right field, I was referring to this

"The true ball flight laws tell us that a push-draw is a result of an open clubface with a swing path that's more inside-out than the clubface is open. For example, if the clubface is 3° open at impact but the swing path is 6° inside-out, the ball will start right (open clubface relative to the target) and curve left (closed clubface relative to the swing path)." Obviously, my original post gave the complete wrong message and yes, as a S&T; believer, that was careless. There is no way to really know exactly what is happenign anyway without seeing a video. As I said, we are all here to learn and there is nothing wrong with that? Cheers...
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