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Hey guys, I'm new to the site, but thought I'd start by showing a video of my swing. I could use some advice.

Here's a little background. I'm 20 years old, and started playing when I was about 18. I've taught myself how to play through books and videos, and haven't had a lesson, which is why I'm here! To hopefully get some pointers. I usually shoot mid 90's, but hopefully my scores will lower since my irons and drives have become a little more consistent.

Here's my swing just a few days ago (usually has a 5-10 yard draw on it):

I've been trying to work on my take-away. Trying to make it more "on-line" with my target, but I still tend to bring it inside. Also, my usual bad shot is a low hook.

Here is my swing from about 6 months ago before I tried changing some things (during this time I always hit a fade):

Just thought I'd post my old swing to see if you guys could see a change? I was told that I used to be laid off and had a semi-horizantal swing. So I tried to make my swing more upright and have less wrist action, especially at the beginning.

I would have a front view, but wouldn't you know the camera ran out of battery right after my first swing. Please let me know what you guys think, I could use the advice!

Thanks.

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Originally Posted by MacGregor9

Just thought I'd post my old swing to see if you guys could see a change? I was told that I used to be laid off and had a semi-horizantal swing. So I tried to make my swing more upright and have less wrist action, especially at the beginning.

Please let me know what you guys think, I could use the advice!

Thanks.


Looking good compared to 6 months ago. You have fixed your lay off well. At this time I would work on tempo. An old teacher of mine said,

"You're not hitting the ball on the backswing". I'd slow the initial takeaway down a tad.

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Thanks for the reply TheShark, I appreciate it! I can see what you mean, my back-swing does look fast. I'll try toning it down next time I'm on the range. Thanks again.

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  • 3 weeks later...

Went to the range today after working on it for a couple weeks and took some new video (with better angles and some front views).

I hit 7-iron and driver in the videos. Tried slowing the backswing down a bit.

Here's 7-iron DTL:

Driver DTL:

Here's a front view for both the 7-iron and the Driver:

Any and all feedback is appreciated! Anything you notice will help! Thanks.

***For some reason it won't post as the video, so only the links work, Sorry.

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