Tag Archives: PGA Tour

Why Tiger Woods Can’t Hit A Fairway

Simply, his swing is awful.

And I have reached a personal milestone in that I had nothing of interest to say about the run-up to this week where before, I would have written a couple of posts about TW.

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Luke List – How About That Swing?

If you want to see what I would call a great swing on the PGA Tour (because I don’t say that about many swings in this Modern Golf Swing era), I got a look at Luke List this week.

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Tiger Woods Returns To Torrey Pines – Winter Flu Edition

When they said this year’s flu season was going to be a bad one, they weren’t kidding.

Luckily the entire golf world is anticipating Tiger Woods’ imminent return to official PGA Tour events after a year layoff – I think making the cut would be a great achievement, to be honest – and I’ll leave this thread up for anyone wishing to comment on the day.

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Wondering If Swing “Gurus” Know What Compensations Are

When I watch golf on television and see the “analysis” on swings, I really wonder if anyone in the “Modern Golf Swing” school knows what a compensation is.

If you asked me what a compensation is, when it relates to the golf swing, to me it’s a motion that is made to overcome either a faulty stance, to make proper contact with the ball from an improper position at some point in the swing (“3 To 9” position or at the top, etc.), or simply to avoid injury that would or could occur if that certain motion is not made.

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A Look At Rickie Fowler’s Golf Swing

I looked at Rickie Fowler’s golf swing a while back and declared that he was making some progress from the swing with which he had turned pro and then with which he encountered some back injury issues.

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Tiger Woods – 2 Positive Things + 1 Major Issue (Video)

Believe it or not, I saw a couple of things I liked in Tiger Woods’ golf swing when I took a close look at a swing from an angle I could check it out properly.

Down the line, which was 90% of the swing coverage, doesn’t show much of what I wanted to see… but of course, I also saw the one thing that raises caution flags when evaluating any Modern Golf Swing.

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Analysts All Missing The Point Re: Tiger Woods

I’m trying to watch today’s event and I guess everyone on television is forgetting that, in the year that Tiger Woods injured his back (2013), he won five tournaments with the swing that injured his back.

So, I really don’t get what I’m hearing on television, perhaps someone can help me out.  Because the question has never been, “Can Tiger Woods play golf?”

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Tiger Woods’ Hop-Skip & Jump

If you remember your old track & field terminology, the “Triple Jump” used to be known more informally as the “Hop, Skip & Jump.”

Perhaps I’m dating myself, but that’s what I was watching today when I tuned into the Hero World Challenge to see how Tiger Woods’ swing looked.

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Hallelujah – Tiger Woods Finally Admits Modern Swing “Trashed My Knee”

You could say a couple of things here, like “Better Late Than Never,” or “Welcome To The Party Called Reality,” or perhaps, “File This Under Biggest Non-Surprise Of The Golf Half-Millenium,” but Tiger Woods has finally admitted that the way he swung for years was what “trashed” his knee.

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Tiger Woods’ Driver Swing

Thanks to everyone who emailed on Tiger Woods’ Instagram post of his driver swing – nothing like the sound of cicadas in the background to bring back childhood memories of hot and hazy summer dog-days!

So, since you asked for my thoughts…

As far as the swing itself goes, I don’t have much to say about it other than I hope he was swinging to produce a big left-to-right fade, because that takeaway was way outside and that ball seemed to be left going left (unless, as I said, it was a big cut he was hitting).

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