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  1. This thread has been very helpful. Thanks for asking this question OP and thanks @iacas and others for all the discussion/explanation
  2. For me. I've had a lot of bad lessons because the instructor's focused on the wrong parts of my swing. Telling me to fix my club path 8 million times never did anything, no matter how hard I tried and practiced. Having me change my backswing fixed most of my path problems without ever thinking about downswing path. I also think some students lack the strength and flexibility required but maybe don't know it. My fingers in my left hand were weak, it absolutely had a large affect on my position at the top of my backswing and likely all the other positions I needed to get into. Until I got them stronger (and my core stronger), I couldn't make as good of a golf swing as I do now
  3. Thanks for the replies. I've been doing the shoulder turn drill and focusing on keeping from sliding away from the ball in the backswing. It's been very helpful. I've also been working to keep from being too inside on my backswing and keeping the club closed during the backswing. Took some more videos this morning from down the line view.
  4. Thanks for the comment. I did notice how far laterally I was moving. I know that when I think to "load the back leg" on my backswing I have much better results. Assuming that leads to less sway. I had already played 18 and hit about 100 balls when this video was taken, so not sure if this is always my problem or one that happens when I get a bit more tired. I will try to get a video this weekend when I am fresh out there. Regardless, the wall drill mentioned in your thread seems very helpful for flexibility, form, and core strength. Happy to hear any other comments
  5. I've been Playing Golf for: 2 years My current handicap index or average score is: 17.7 My typical ball flight is: slice/fade The shot I hate or the "miss" I'm trying to reduce/eliminate is: weak slice/pull left Videos: