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Swing Analysis: Great Players, Unconventional Swings Part 1 of 4

By Wayne | Videos: Swing Analysis

This is part 1 of a 4 -part series that takes a quick look at the swings of great players who utilize what I would consider to be unconventional (different, quirky, odd, idiosyncratic, weird, strange, etc.) technique. The unconventionality comes in many forms, as you will see. What is so amazing is that every one of these swings has produced excellent results, and each of them belies any attempt to say that “you have to do this or that” to hit a golf ball well. We start here with Robert Allenby, then move along with Annika Sorenstam, Miller Barber, Jimmy Bruen, Bubba Watson, Mark Calcavecchia, Fred Couples, and Dustin Johnson.

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Swing Analysis: Bubba Watson and Paul Casey

By Wayne | Videos: Swing Analysis

Here we have two excellent players with very different pivot movements in transition. We see them on the 16th at Doral, teeing off with a pitching wedge or 9 iron. Bubba hits an inexplicable draw over the water to about 6 feet while Casey hits a non-descript shot to the center of the green somewhere (which really isn’t bad at all. The hole is plenty intimidating, even with a wedge in hand).

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Hand Movement From the Top of the Swing: A Look at the Top 20 Golf Players in the World Rankings

By Wayne | Videos: Swing Analysis

The entire purpose of this video is to record observations of a particular part of the swing as practiced by the top 20 players (according to the “World Rankings”). Too many acceptable variations are castigated by TV announcers who have not done their homework when it comes to knowing what the best players do. Video swing analysis is a powerful tool when it comes to teaching a player how to improve his or her swing.

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