Category Archives: Golf Digest

This Is Big – Golf Digest Publishes The “X-Factor” Study

Well, I had just told Mr. McJohn in a comment yesterday not to hold his breath on any major golf publications or channels discussing the results of the so-called “X-Factor” study we read about in the BBC

And lookie here, friends – Golf Digest through GolfWorld courtesy of Joe Beall has just published a piece online doing exactly that:

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Another Silly Modern Golf Swing Myth – “Wide Arc”

I was browsing the GolfDigest online today, and of course, because Xander Schauffele won last week’s Tour event in Hawaii, his swing is the Cat’s Pajama’s, whatever it works or looks like.

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How About Bryson DeChambeau?

If you’ve noticed the lack of posting activity over the weekend, I’m just focused on getting the “MCS – The Kinetic Chain” video finished and released this week.

As I said last week, I had a technical disaster wipe out all of my final editing work a week ago Friday and had to start all over again.

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Industry Exec – Equipment/Ball Doesn’t Help Avg Golfer Drive It Longer

This should send a chill down the spine of all the club manufacturers, and I bet they’re hoping no one reads the quote connected to this title post.

To make it short and sweet, modern equipment hasn’t helped the average golfer drive it longer – in fact, the average drive distance of the average golfer has fallen from 2015 to 2018 (and I can’t believe how short the average golfer drives stats, to be honest).

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Golf Digest Expert Says “Copy Justin Thomas – But DON’T Copy Him!”

justin-thomas-post-impactOriginally posted January 18, 2017 – still relevant, especially as JT just won the FedEx Cup & will be gathering young imitators

I just read a posting by Golf Digest’s Matthew Rudy on how to “Hit Justin Thomas’ Jump Drive For More Power,” and I’m still trying to figure out how he can tell people to do that, but then say not to try to do what Justin Thomas is actually doing… or you’ll hurt yourself.

Kudos to Mr. Rudy as well for using that tried-and-true non sequitur that for power, he tells us, “Thomas uses the ground to produce maximum clubhead speed…”

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