Vijay is a prime example of a shaft plane approach and release. His desire to extend his right arm toward the target in the follow through causes his right palm to completely lose contact with the left thumb, giving him one of the more bizarre looking releases among great ball strikers.
Videos: Swing Analysis
Mahan stays centered over the ball (little or no movement to the right in the backswing) and works his arms deep across his body. Sound familiar? His best attribute is his brilliant use of his lower body, which more than makes up for his overly bent right arm. Join the forum discussion on this post
Tiger Woods Unveils Swing Change at 2010 PGA Championship
A great talent from a young age, Ernie’s rhythm and release action have remained pretty much the same as he has made a few changes to his setup and backswing.
2010 British Open Champion Louis Oosthuizen: A swing as conventional as Ricky Fowler’s is not (no knock on Ricky Fowler). An instructor could simply use this as a model to demonstrate proper mechanics and efficient generation of power. As good as it gets in this day and age. Join the forum discussion on this […]
Talking and theorizing about the golf swing is easy: playing golf is hard. Here I’m at the 2010 CPC (Club Professional Championship) hitting it poorly in a practice round, then utilizing the video camera to try to fix it up.
Jeff Overton had a good tournament at the AT&T recently. Despite what Peter Kostis says there are thing I really like about Jeff’s swing. Join the forum discussion on this post
Lee Westwood Swing Analysis Join the forum discussion on this post
Nick is in a position to pick up many wins on the Champions Tour. He is one of the better ball strikers in the game and I particularly like the tempo and athleticism of his his golf swing. Join the forum discussion on this post
Annika Sorenstam Maybe the best woman ever? Strong and fast, great sequence. Hit a draw from an open clubface at the top. Complicated movement, but obviously good enough to dominate from 6400 yards. Join the forum discussion on this post