Well, it seems no one will have an excuse after today – anyone who is trying to play a power game or hit the ball a long distance (which is, in essence, the “power game”) with a modern golf swing model is putting themselves at risk of back injuries.
How many Wax Golf readers were around in the days of the DJ Watts Golf blog?
Remember ol’ Jimmy Thomson, who could drive the ball further with balata and persimmon than modern swingers can today with their equipment and balls?
Here’s a nice, classic power swing to contemplate, knowing that the guys from this era didn’t hurt their knees, hips and backs left and right, swinging heavier and stiffer equipment than today’s players.
I dug this old post up from the former blog, as looking at JT’s address and swing motion here are nearly bang-on with the MCS model and address position, especially the current MCS as shown in the MPS “B” or Playing Swing video.
Hello to JM, who sent me this book to look at back then!
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