I saw a swing of Tony Romo’s on the PGA Tour’s Twitter feed, and there is some good stuff to look at there.
First the swing that I saw:
I only have one real critique of this swing, and the only thing I would change would be his squatting address – you all remember my saying that when you squat into the address, it restricts the hip turn:
You see how he has a very short and flat back-swing, but straighten up that posture in the address and he’d get more hip turn out of the exact same swing action, which means more power and of course, easier swinging than required with the deep knee-bend.
Impact – Solid
You know who played football before a knee injury de-railed his college career, leading him to take up golf and long drive?
I’ll give you one hint: how about that athletic Mike Dunaway-esque step-around:
That is an excellent trailing foot release to keep strain off the lower back (reverse-C) and also to finish balanced on the leading foot.
Now, he may not be as good a golfer as the guys on Tour, but I’ll tell you this – his golf swing is more athletic and more mechanically sound than a whole lot of them.
I’d love to see what T.R. could do with a couple of little tweaks to that setup and swing. Might surprise a whole lot of people!
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