Category Archives: Ball Speed

Incredible Discovery Pt 2

In the last posting, I discussed the shocking revelation I had today that what I thought was square was still not square, just not as open.

So what happened when I discovered this?

Well, the first thing was that I switched over the MCS Classic Golf Swing setup and began to swing that way to see how things would change with the new shoulder focus and setup, because this model is old hat to me.

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190 MPH Ball Speed With No Glove & A Mystery Solved

Things are progressing, swing-wise.

I’m still positive that I’m having issues setting up completely square to my target line on the Tracer Golf screen because I tried something at the end of my session and suddenly, the balls were going more or less straight instead of pulled most of the time.

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Post-Two-Month Break – 190 MPH Ball Speed & Nearly 130 MPH Club…

I didn’t get quite get the new model nailed down today on my first foray back to hitting balls at the Tracer Golf facility.

I’ll be honest, however – I loved it every moment of it.

The most joy I’ve had in my swing research over the years have been in those solitary moments on the range or golf course, working on whatever it was I was after, and the process always gave me as much pleasure as the results.

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Speed Work – 190 MPH Ball Speed 128 MPH Club

That’s according to the launch monitor at TracerGolf, where I registered a drive with 128 mph club speed and 190 mph ball speed yesterday.

I didn’t bother with video or still pics because I was focused on the work at hand and wasn’t about to start messing around with the camera.

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Tracer Golf Scouting Trip – Workable

I took a field trip to the Tracer Golf facility in my backyard and overall had no issues with it.

I didn’t shoot any swing videos because 1) I was wearing sweats and sneakers and 2) I wanted to just see how the facility worked as far as being able to video record, as well as get some swings in.

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Geek 6 Degree Driver – Lift Off

In case you’re wondering how to hit a very low-lofted Driver, there are two keys – the very first is Attack Angle, because without a lot of loft to create backspin lift, you must create the lift yourself.

The second is impact velocity – the ball will be spinning lower than one launched at the same angle as a higher lofted club, so you need impact velocity to get as much spin as you can because of course, spin increases with higher velocity contact.

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Light Club Swing Should = Heavy Club Swing

I’ve said that the scourge of Modern Golf Swing instruction and practice is that people who have no business injuring themselves swinging feather-weight clubs in the modern age are doing so.

I mean, how do you hurt yourself swinging today’s driver?

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BT Hits His Personal Best 120-170 MPH

bt recordOK, so when Jerry “BT” Crowell and I began to talk about working together, he stated a personal desire to achieve 115 mph club cruising impact speed and a top speed of at least 120 mph.

At the time, he was around 110 cruising speed and top of less than 115.

“No problem,” I said.

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