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Lesson of the Week: Steve McMullen- Closed Alignment Causing an Inside Out Path

By Wayne | Uncategorized

Steve has a very nice swing, but he was complaining of unsolid contact, blocks and hooks. When you hear “blocks and hooks” you can pretty much figure that the path is from the inside, because you can’t start the ball left with an in to out path unless the face is dead shut, which usually produces a pull hook, and would never produce a block that wasn’t a huge slice.

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Online Students: Mark Armstrong

By Wayne | Uncategorized

This is a good example of how important the set-up is in how the golf swing functions, and how posture and balance can determine how the body moves once the swing gets started. Mark has exaggerated knee flex for sure, but most importantly he starts with his weight well back into his heels. As soon as I see a set-up like this I expect the general movement of the pivot to be forward toward the ball, and keeping the hips in the box almost an impossibility.

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Rickie Fowler Putting: An Analysis

By Wayne | Uncategorized

There are as many putting styles as there are players, and you will see just about everything you can imagine when you watch the Tour on television. I have always preferred a narrow stance for whatever reason, and my stroke has trended to faster over the years. Way back when I had a very slow stroke that measured somewhere in the 60’s on the metronome, but I found that I was prone to missing short ones as the stroke felt too long and wobbly.

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Online Students: Mark Dawkins

By Wayne | Uncategorized

[Premium] This is another classic example of a steep to flat transition that gets the right arm behind the right side and causes a weak impact. It is also a classic example of a tight right arm that stays tucked to the body in the backswing, causing the left arm to initiate the swing, giving it minimal width and early upper trunk coil.

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