Monthly Archives: December 2011

2011: My Year in Competition

By Wayne | blog

My playing year usually starts in Orlando at the end of January when I play in the Isleworth Invitational, an individual pro and pro-am team event at Tiger’s club. My expectations are fairly low as we are coming from snow and cold and I am competing against mostly Florida guys, with the added attraction of playing the difficult Isleworth course at 7000 yards in spotty weather.

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7-Year Old Sofie Louis: Talent Personified

By Wayne | Videos: Swing Analysis

People ask me all the time why they have to work so hard on their games just to be decent, while others seem to be good in spite of their seemingly poor technique and lack of good practice habits and work ethic. The fact is that some people just have a “knack” for the game, and it is more apparent how things ultimately work without having any sort of deep understanding of exactly what they are doing.

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Swing Analysis: Alvaro Quiros

By Wayne | Videos: Swing Analysis

Man, wouldn’t it be nice to be Alvaro Quiros for a week or two? What would it be like to be able to hit the ball well over 300 yards with a quick, compact swing that appears to involve little or no attempt to stretch or resist, although both of those characteristics are certainly in play in his motion. Quiros has the quintessential prototype “new tour body”, tall, lean and immensely strong, and he looks like an NFL safety rather than a golfer.

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Tiger Over The Years

By Wayne | blog

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Hand Movement From the Top of the Swing: A Look at the Top 20 Golf Players in the World Rankings

By Wayne | Videos: Swing Analysis

The entire purpose of this video is to record observations of a particular part of the swing as practiced by the top 20 players (according to the “World Rankings”). Too many acceptable variations are castigated by TV announcers who have not done their homework when it comes to knowing what the best players do. Video swing analysis is a powerful tool when it comes to teaching a player how to improve his or her swing.

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