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Fix My Swing: Perfect Backswing Drill

In the second video of our Fix My Swing series, I work on a drill to get my backswing on plane on the way back.

Using an alignment rod on the ground laying along my target line, I focus on taking the club back so the clubhead “rides” the alignment rod. As soon as my golf club is parallel to the ground, I hinge my wrists so that the butt-end of the grip points down toward the alignment rod. This helps me shorten my backswing in addition to taking the club back on more of an inside path.

Watch the original video that taught me this backswing drill here:

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Adam Fonseca

Adam Fonseca is the owner and Editor of He is also he host of the Golf Unfiltered Podcast. Adam spends most of his time making a fool out of himself on Twitter. (@GolfUnfiltered)