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  1. 1. Should I start over?

    • Yes
    • No
    • Go see an instructor
    • Post a video, idiot.

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I am in my 4th year of golf and have not made much progress since the beginning of last year ( ie. same scores, greens hit, fairways hit etc )

I have multiple issue with my swing:

Bad address position

WAY too fast takeaway ( always get comments on this )

Takeaway is far too inside

Over the top move ( because of above )

LOW ball flight

Constantly pulling the ball, or slicing it ( over the top move )

Hitting the ball fat and off the toe is becoming very common for me

Is it time to start fresh? When I started the game, I never took a lesson, and just swung the club and have fallen into these bad habits.

I have an idea on what to do to fix the issues, so, seeing as the season is coming to an end, is now a good time to re build my swing over the fall/winter ready for next season?

Has anyone had experience with GolfTec? They have a Calgary location now, and have video analysis etc

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Well, it seems like you know what your issues are.  I would just start from the beginning of the swing and work on each issue. It seems like if you fix your takeaway issue, then that will fix many of the things on your list. The ball flight and impact issues could be related to the takeaway, wrist break down, or weight too far back.  I would just take it piece by piece.  I guess some may consider this rebuilding their swing and starting fresh, but I feel it's just fixing the problems that you already know you have.  Getting your swing on video where you can watch it in slow mo should show tell you what you need to know.

I am going to vote no on what I consider a "rebuild" because your handicap states that your swing isn't too crazy.

If you can post a video here, it may allow others to give you all the help you need. I personally love to break down my swing on video...you learn so much that way.

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