Swing Analysis: Tiger Woods Through the Years Part 2 of 2 (2003-2014)

By Wayne | Videos: Swing Analysis

Tiger Week continues with Part Two of “Tiger Woods Through the Years”. We pick up in 2003 where Tiger pretty much didn’t have a coach. He’d gotten away from Butch but had not yet hired Hank. Interestingly enough the swings of this short period are my favorites in a career full of great swings. I continue on with swings from the Haney period and finish up with the Foley years.
 
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Marc November 5, 2014

Thanks Wayne great video! Out of interest, technically why/how does the ‘early years’ Tiger get crossed at the top of his swing. And more so how did he fix it?

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Phil November 6, 2014

Towards the end of the video you have a swing that you say was 2014. (Face on, light blue shirt, and you mentioned it was double exposed). Problem is his golf bag says “Buick”. I believe this swing was from 2008 or early 2009.

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Philip Palmer November 6, 2014

Hey Wayne, great, great video. Hard to believe given Streel’s success that Tiger doesn’t call you for some sessions.

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Chris November 7, 2014

Wayne,

I love your insights Wayne. What news would be bigger than if after Friday Tiger decides to call you a call.

Anyway, I agree that 2003 swing is mint and his swing in the subsequent years following (2004-2006) were the best years of swings. With Butch he was always a little crossed and wide with the takeaway. In those years he tightened both of those areas along with a phenomenal hand path.

For all these jokers saying if they had an hour with Tiger he would win majors I put money on you having the best information to close that gap. If he came to you I believe he would improve immensely and start to win, if healthy, at an alarming rate.

Thanks again for all your insights.

Simply,

Chris

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Mark November 7, 2014

It’d be really interesting to hear Tiger’s views on the changes he made himself. I.e. whether he knew the hand path had changed or was it a result of working on other stuff?

The freedom he showed in his right arm in the backswing (2003), must play a large part.

I’d like to know where Foley was going with Tiger’s set-up, too. That one confused the hell out of me. Talk about complicating the issue.

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