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weight transfer on backwing - practice tips please!!

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Seems that when I turn the shoulders and bring the club back I lean forward and end up with my weight in the front of the right foot (right handed golfer)

They tell me to try to feel some weight in the heel; of the right foot at the end of the backswing but I have a hard time doing it

I feel I am not going to hit the ball on my forward swing or I am going to sway back

Any practice tips on how to feel the correct weight on your right foot on the backswing??



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