How Do I Fix an Out-to-In Golf Swing?
For those with an out-to-in swing path, stepping up to the ball can be an intimidating proposition, no matter where you are on the course. Because truth be told, you don't know exactly what the ball is going to do from swing to swing. A nasty slice here. A straight out pull there. Add the occasional hook and you've got a golf game you'll feel like hanging up.
But there's a simple drill and a visualization technique that you can use to correct your out-to-in swing path and eliminate the mystery of where your ball is headed. The key lies in keeping your club inside before contact.
Head Cover Drill
Move the head cover closer to the ball over time. This will accentuate your focus on keeping your swing path inside.
Railroad Tracks Visualization Technique
Pretend that your ball is on the outer track of a railroad track running off toward the hole. You are standing on the inside track.
Practice this visualization with every shot. Eventually, you will be able to feel your swing path tighten.
Patrick Cameron is a freelance writer with 10 years of diverse experience in consumer goods branding, promotions and retail communications. He works out of his home in Denver, Colo. He received his Bachelor of Arts in mass communication from the University of Minnesota.