Monthly Archives: May 2017

Swing Analysis: Tony Romo Part 3

By Wayne | Videos: Swing Analysis

You may be aware that Tony is a stellar athlete who up to now has played golf strictly in his spare time and as a hobby. Now that he has retired as the quarterback of the Dallas Cowboys for the less injurious position of NFL analyst he is ready and able to put more work into his golf game and would like to become a serious amateur competitor. I met Tony in January of 2013 at the Isleworth Invitational when I was invited to join his group for a practice round on the back 9 after my 3 playing partners had retired for the day. Upon introducing myself Tony remarked that he had watched the video I had done commenting on Peter Kostis’ television comparison of Tony’s swing with that of Tom Brady.

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Swing Analysis: Great Players, Unconventional Swings Part 1 of 4

By Wayne | Videos: Swing Analysis

This is part 1 of a 4 -part series that takes a quick look at the swings of great players who utilize what I would consider to be unconventional (different, quirky, odd, idiosyncratic, weird, strange, etc.) technique. The unconventionality comes in many forms, as you will see. What is so amazing is that every one of these swings has produced excellent results, and each of them belies any attempt to say that “you have to do this or that” to hit a golf ball well. We start here with Robert Allenby, then move along with Annika Sorenstam, Miller Barber, Jimmy Bruen, Bubba Watson, Mark Calcavecchia, Fred Couples, and Dustin Johnson.

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Online Students: William Stepp Part 2

By Wayne | Videos: Online Students

Bill has one of the best swings I’ve ever seen for an amateur of his age (he’s 69). It is a powerful and mechanically sound move, and it has improved since his first online lesson 9 months ago, which you will see clearly from the side-by-side views of his driver swing. Here I make a couple of recommendations to keep the progress going, starting with a simple change in posture and balance at address.

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Right Arm Position at P-3: A Survey (Part 1 and 2)

By Wayne | Videos: Swing Analysis

As I get older and gain more experience teaching and trying to play I have come to focus more on the right arm and how it functions during the swing. From watching hundreds of Tour caliber swings in slow motion and teaching players with a full range of abilities from hack to tour winner I have developed a preference for what I would call a “flared” upper right arm at left arm parallel (P-3) in the backswing as opposed to a “pinched” position, but in this survey you will see that excellent players utilize every conceivable right arm motion, from Miller Barber, whose upper right arm was parallel to the ground at P-3 (or completely horizontal), to Fred Couples, whose upper arm was still facing straight back at the camera at the same position (or completely vertical).

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