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My very first lesson yesterday

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I have been miserable hitting my irons of late.  I am usually on target as in the right direction, but short.  So I took my first lesson yesterday at Big Oak golf in E Roch NY.  Bottom line is that I use to much of my right hand and not enough of my left.  Worked on a couple of drills to get more of a wrist hinge in my back swing.  Worked on the grip a bit too.  Thumb more along the top of the shaft than off to the side a wee bit.  Seems harder for me to swing that way but when I hit the ball it resounds with a really nice click.  SO there ya go.  thanks

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