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What's my main cause of pushes way right? I'm a right handed golfer.
--Frank S. from North Fort Myers, FL

Hi Frank. The main cause of a push is a swing path that is going to the right of your target. That coupled with an open face at impact and the ball doesn't have a chance to go straight or left. I would focus on your swing path first.

Put a club down in front of your right toe, parallel to your target line and extending back away from the target (extending behind you). Use this club as a "wall" that you need to keep your club, hands and arms in front of on the backswing and downswing. If you don't cross the line or hit the wall, it will be hard to push shots.

Also, make a concerted effort to swing low and to the left after impact. Stay away from a finish that goes down the line or up and to the right as that is technically off plane.

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