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Rickie Fowler & Kung Fu

rickie fowlerOriginally posted on the Smash Golf Blog June 9th, 2010

Johnny Miller is said to have quipped once about Jim Thorpe that his swing had more moves than kung-fu.

If you want to see a swing that reminds me of that zinger every time I see it, take a look at Rickie Fowler.

It’s no coincidence that Rickie shot the lights out Thursday and Friday and then struggled to close the deal on the weekend.

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Rory McIlroy – Modern Swing Claims Another Victim

Originally published on the Smash Golf blog Feb 09, 2010

I wrote a post last year about Rory McIlroy’s golf swing and what I didn’t like about it.

Back then, I wrote about his action through the impact zone,

“This is where the lower back compression causes the stress on the back and may lead to injury as Rory ages, but since he’s young and flexible, it hasn’t yet taken its toll…”

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