If you need any proof that the Modern Golf Swing is an unworkable theory that is also destroying players’ bodies and careers, look no further than the stats you get comparing numbers (actual and theoretical) between the longest swingers from the Classic Golf Swing era.
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 Bobbynear 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 MCSswing 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.