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Coder

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  1. Grip contact

    I'm not qualified to give advice but here's just an idea - if your swing is naturally over the top then maybe this rolling the club in your hands move is what opens up the face to compensate. As soon as you stop doing that rolling, you're going to be pulling it until you also change your swing path a bit. Do you normally hit a bit of a fade/slice by any chance?
  2. Grip contact

    I used to let the club move in my hands towards the top of the backswing - opening up the fingers of the top hand a bit, producing an "extra" hinge that made my overswing worse and probably made it harder to control the transition. So unless you need to compensate for some unusual lack of flexibility (wrist injury?) I would say your hands should not move at all relative to the grip.
  3. Thanks for the photo analysis @iacas - good to know that a rising shoulder isn't necessarily wrong. For me I think it tends to go along with early extension but maybe that's a discussion for a member swing thread someday...
  4. Hi all, long time visitor - first time poster... Would you agree that the lead arm and club shaft are in more of a straight line at impact than they are at address? If so, then the straightening-out of that line means that the lead shoulder must be a few inches further from the ball at impact than it was at address. How much of that distance comes from lifting the shoulder towards the sky, versus sliding it towards the target, versus rotating it open? I suspect I'm doing too much lifting and not enough rotating.
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