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Question on Diagnosing Problems:

I'm hitting the ground before the ball with my irons. Help
--Sherri E. from Billings, MT

Hi Sherri. Thanks for writing MyGolfInstructor.com. I'm looking forward to helping you improve your game.

Hitting behind the ball is mostly caused by 3 things:

1) A poor weight shift
2) An early release
3) A severe inside out swing path

The easiest place to start is your weight shift so let's begin with that. You need to make sure that you are not only getting onto your front foot, but getting onto it before impact. It is difficult actually, to hit a ball fat with a good weight shift. I have many good drills for weight shift issues, so I'm going to pass a couple of free drills to you here:

The Chunk:
www.mygolfinstructor.com/instruction/diagnosing-problems/the-chunk/

Step Through Drill:
Step Through Drill

Next, I think this article will have some good information for you.

Towel Drill for Chunking:
Towel Drill for Chunking

I hope this helps and let me know how it goes. Thanks.

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