Category Archives: Clearing the Hips

“First You Get The Power…Then You Get The Control…”

blake before-afterI think the Al Pacino line from Scarface goes a little differently, but this is how you would describe a power swinger’s mentality, and it’s been proven by more than one PGA Tour big hitter.

Jack Nicklaus, the greatest ever, said that as a boy, he first learned how to hit the ball a long way, then he learned how to control the ball.

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Hunter Mahan Doesn’t Use His Hips (New Foley Video)

mahan at impact“This isn’t even wrong….”

I’m updating this post to include a video clip of Sean Foley describing how to hit one’s irons.

Notice how he says, “That’s gonna give you the slide I need with the hips…”

Now, remember that you don’t use your hips in the golf swing, according to Mr. Mahan.

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Originally posted July 28, 2013

I do believe Hunter has written the funniest thing I’ve ever read about the golf swing.

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