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Hello all, I'm new to the site, but not to golf... However, I've been out of practice for the past few years. Im 30 years old and started golfing when i was 4, got into a jr. golf team when i was 6, played 3-4 times a day until i was 10... thats when i dropped back to only playing 2-3 times a day as I had become quite the swimmer. I skipped out on playing golf for my hs because I was focused on my swim career. I was ranked 4th in the US in the 200m butterfly, so that took a bit of priority over golf. I still played, but I was down to once a week with a handicap of around 4. Fast forward a few years... I raced what would be my last competitive swim race at the Olympic trial qualifiers for the 2002 games. My shoulder basically imploded. Off to college, where I played a bit more golf, but my shoulder limited pretty much everything that I did. I had surgery 3 years ago which rebuilt the ball/socket, fixing my problem... Sorta. My left handed swing is pretty much over. I don't have, nor will I have the range of motion I once had. Here I am 3 years later, trying to get back into the game I love.... Only this time, I'm swinging right handed. I still am extremely athletic, I do 2-3 ironman distance triathlons a year, I'm a competitive waterskier, and I just competed my last season of ski jumping (too old.) My swing is coming along very nicely considering I've only been out to the range 5 times in 2 weeks. This forum will be a very valuable tool in my road to recovery, I look forward to lots of conversations with you all. I will be posting videos to the swing thread here in the next couple of days. Thanks in advance

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