*Originally published on the Smash Golf blog Jan 6, 2011 – still relevant!
If you have a proper address position (again, the Fundamentals Trifecta comes into play in any discussion on the golf swing), the hips can play a very large factor providing the leverage needed to generate effortless power, even with irons.
In the iron swing photo below, you’ll see how much movement there is in my lower body, all with the intent of creating maximum leverage from the top of the back swing down through impact.Continue reading →
Originally Posted on the Smash Golf Blog June 15, 2010
Thanks to Jarre for linking to this definitive video clip of a very young Mike Dunaway (look at that persimmon driver, this could have been filmed twenty years ago or more). It solves for me the mystery once and for all – there is no such thing as a mechanically-correct“modern swing” (planted heel action). Continue reading →
Originally published on the Smash Golf blog Sept 2, 2009
I was playing a round of golf yesterday working out more of the swing adjustment I made last week, and I was using irons off the tees on a few of the par 4’s instead of my driver.
I do this when I want to work on my irons because when I hit Driver on par 4’s, I am always left with a wedge to the green, and playing golf with Driver-wedge not only gets boring, you don’t get to use the irons in the bag.