Category Archives: Ben Hogan

Ben Hogan’s Pivot – You Can Smash It

The irony of Ben Hogan’s pivot action is that it is a virtually perfect pivot action if you’re looking to use the hips and legs to power the golf swing and provide the shoulder turn requisite to generate leverage.

Why is that ironic?

Because, for several reasons completely unrelated to his pivot action.

Hogan wasn’t known to be a long hitter and we know:
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Hogan’s Perfect Pivot

I called Ben Hogan’s pivot action the Perfect Pivot back in 2014 for a reason – that it absolutely was.

In fact, the only thing preventing me from making Hogan the model for the MCS Golf Swing rather than just the pivot action comes down to one thing he did.

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Moe Norman Had A “Machine” Model

It doesn’t matter that the swing action most people associate with Moe Norman is the quirky, arm-out half-swing from his later years.

He had a more traditional-looking swing when he made his name in the game of golf, winning 2 Canadian Amateur titles which then earned him a berth at the Masters two years running in the 1950s.

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