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Let Your Left Heel Rise as You Swing Back

If you are hitting far enough by keeping your left heel on the ground during the backswing, you really don't have to change your swing.

But if you feel like you are lacking distance, let your left heel raise a little as you swing back.

When you think about the easiest way to shift your weight onto your back foot, raising your left foot off the ground is the easiest way to do it just like a slugger in baseball.

But if you raise your left foot completely off the ground, you will lose control.

So just let your heel rise naturally as you swing back.

However, there are players who will do well by keeping their left heel on the ground. So I think you should try both methods and compare them.

Some golfers worry about losing distance if they let their heel rise a little on the backswing.

But by shifting your weight completely with left heel raising off the ground, you get more distance so that you don't have to swing hard to get distance.

When I tried to keep my left heel on the ground, I felt that I wasn't getting enough distance. So I started to swing harder unconsciously and lost control as a result.

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