Monthly Archives: June 2014

Tiger Woods = Ben Hogan? (Hint: Not)

????????????Nick Faldo took a look at Tiger Woods’ swing today and wasn’t very complimentary in comparing Tiger’s action to Ben Hogan’s.

He talked about the transition into the down swing, where he concluded that Tiger “just hasn’t quite got that…”

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So Awesome… The “Hogan Float”

HoganI’ve been looking at Ben Hogan’s swing mechanics more closely now for the first time in years.

Ironically, I started out my swing research in 2005 looking at two swingers, Moe Norman and Hogan himself, nearly nine years ago.

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Somax Hates Rory’s Swing (Updated)

stability scoreI thought I’d offer you something Wax reader Peter A. sent to me about Rory McIlroy’s swing.

You all know the concerns I’ve had with it, and it seems that the people at the Somax Performance Institute have compared Rory’s action with that of the greats – the post is not very subtle in calling it “The Most Unstable Swing In History.”

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Bubba Watson vs Jack Nicklaus

Bubba Address1I’ll be away all day today, at the Blue Jays’ charity golf event, but I’ve whipped up a post on what I saw yesterday while watching some of the Memorial in Ohio.

Bubba Watson blew a late-round lead to finish 3rd, but what caught my eye was a spot on his swing.

You all know (well, if you’ve been following the blog) that I view the classic swing mechanics from yesteryear as superior and much more mechanically-correct than the “modern” golf swing mechanics being taught today, from the stance to the pivot.

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