It’s a series of swings by the immortal “amateur” Bobby Jones, and the swing mechanics are truly something to behold.
Sometimes a picture can destroy without even the need for words, the very flawed and dangerous concepts of the modern swing instruction industry.
This picture, I view as one such photo. Here are Arnie, Jack and Bobby near the tops of their respective back swings. Three players who absolutely dominated their own generations in terms of their swings, and look at them.
You only have to look at the three swingers named in the blog posting if you’re trying to figure out what mechanically-correct swings look like and how the best of the classic era used MCS swing motions beautifully.
If you’re looking for the pivot action and the right side, Ben Hogan will do very nicely. If you’re looking for leading side leverage and the pivot, then go to Jack Nicklaus.
My return question would be, “Why doesn’t yours?”
Let me show you a really, really bad swinger, a guy who couldn’t win anything because he was always crossing the parallel line to the target line with his club shaft at the top: