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From the Vault: Swing Compilation: Floyd, Trevino and Watson

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Here is another in my series of golf’s greatest major champions. Raymond Floyd won 4 majors between 1969 and 1986, along with 22 PGA Tour events and 15 Champions Tour events (and 4 Senior majors). Lee Trevino came out of nowhere to make his first Tour win a major, winning the 1968 U.S. Open. He won 5 more majors for a total of 6 between 68’ and 1984, with the 1984 victory being his last PGA Tour win. Trevino won 29 PGA Tour events and 29 Champions Tour events, adding 4 senior majors. Tom Watson won 8 majors between 1977 and 1983 along with 39 PGA Tour events between 1974 and 1998, and 14 Champions Tour events (including 6 senior majors).

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Lee Trevino: Golf Swing Analysis

By Wayne | Videos: Swing Analysis

Trevino controlled the ball as well as anyone ever, preferring a low fade with the longer clubs, and was a master with the wedge. What jumps out about his swing, other than his idiosyncratic alignment, is the massive bend he produces in his posture as he swings, which should have long ago put to rest the conventional notion that it is a good idea to “maintain posture” during the swing.

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