So what happened to Rory McIlroy at this year’s Masters? The question is, did McIlroy’s swing change on Sunday for whatever reason? My sense is that it did not, at least not in an appreciably noticeable fashion, and I think the video proves that that is the case.
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When we think of Luke Donald the first thing that comes to mind is the syrupy rhythm and the perfectly balanced finish, which make his swing appear graceful and uncommonly effortless, sort of a refined Fred Couples.
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I never thought I would see the day when a golf announcer (or “analyst” as the networks like to say) who had played the PGA Tour would make Johnny Miller look like a genius. But now we have been blessed with Brandel Chamblee, a 15 year Tour veteran (who won one tournament) who, as lead […]
“You know, I just swing smooth and try to hit the center of the clubface”. Gee, thanks Bubba. That oughta do it.
If you were a decent player and you ran into Tommy “Two Gloves” Gainey at the local muni and he offered to play you and give you a couple a side (this is after you saw his swing from a distance) I have no doubt you would jump on the opportunity. You would, of course, […]
A few years back Steve Stricker was at an apparent dead-end in his golfing career. Through hard work and persistence he has come back to become even better than he was before his fall, now seemingly in the hunt almost every week. A few things are striking about Stricker’s action: one is the out and […]
This video looks at the execution of a simple pitch shot, made anything but simple by the extreme pressure of the moment. It is the 17th hole of the last match of the Ryder Cup. The outcome of the entire affair rests on this last 2-ball. Hunter Mahan is two-down, and needs an up-and-down to […]
I used to spend a lot of time traveling and playing in the winter, but as I get older and my body suffers more from the constant abuse of playing and teaching…