Swing Analysis: Jason Day

By Wayne | Videos: Swing Analysis

At first glance it might seem that Jason Day creates tremendous speed by just using his arms, as his body seems to move far less than most Tour pros, at least in the backswing. That, however, is only partially true. What is true is that unlike most of his counterparts Day does not lower at all in the backswing or in transition.

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Online Students: Andrew Terry

By Wayne | Videos: Online Students

If you have been following the site you probably know Andrew Terry, professional from Manchester, England. Andrew posted his swing on the site before he sent it to me, so I’m sure many of you have had a look at it and formed your own opinions on what Andrew might be doing or need to do, so I’m sure you will find it interesting to see what I’ve got to say.

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Lesson of the Week: Zach Verses

By Wayne | Videos: Lesson of the Week

Zach has been a student of mine off and on for 5 years, although it has been quite intermittent and “off” more than on. In the video you can see that Zach has the ability to change and improve his mechanics, and has always been blessed with the knack for achieving a stellar line of compression through impact. However, he is also prone to reverting back to his old habits when he gets away from consistent lessons and plays more than practicing.

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Webb Simpson Golf Swing Analyzed

By Wayne | Videos: Swing Analysis

Watching Webb Simpson win two events in 3 weeks brings to mind the old adage that you “putt for dough”. Now, I don’t believe that you “drive for show”, as any player wishing to win big tournaments simply has to hit the ball reasonably well, but certainly the winning part of it has a ton to do with making tons of putts, which Webb does consistently with one of the fastest strokes on tour.

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TV Golf Announcers Just Make Stuff Up: Rory McIlroy

By Wayne | Videos: As Seen On TV and Extras

In this video you will see proof of what I have been saying for some time now, namely that when announcers (any of them) describe why a Tour player sends a shot awry they are making it up. The point is that the actual reasons a shot by a great player is missed are so small and fast that they are simply not seeable, even with a slow motion camera, unless there is time to do a side by side comparison with computer graphics of swings from identical angles and lies.

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