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GolfWRX Members analyze (and roast) Cosmo Kramer’s golf swing

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Kramer Hickok’s win last week on the Web.com Tour brought to mind the greatest golfing Kramer of them all: Cosmo Kramer, of course.

Jerry Seinfield’s singular “hipster doofus” next-door neighbor flirted with the great game on occasion, if you recall: Beating ball into the Atlantic (which ultimately factors into George’s great “marine biologist” ruse), Stan the Caddie, playing Westchester, and a handful of other angles.

It’s during the “Marine Biologist” episode that we get a look at Cosmo’s action, and it is something to behold. The fluidity of Snead, here, folks.

We asked our GolfWRX members to fire up their V1 and give us their best breakdown of Kramer’s “driver off the beach” swing. Here are some of the best replies.

BewareTheGlowball writes

“On takeaway the hands get a little too close to the body, which would lead to a tendency to move over the top on the downswing. In this case however, Kramer makes a great move to put the club back on path from the top of his swing. Nearing impact his weight shifts backwards, which he owns and holds it like it was a classic swing of old…Better than about 75% of swings on the driving range when I go out.”

D1bound says: “Looks like he had a seizure.”

Getair23 says: “It’s so bad, he can’t even hit the ocean from the beach!”

ThunderBuzzworth says

“Horizontal takeaway equals more space for that flying elbow and massive hip turn. Then notice his transition and how he violently thrusts his upper body backwards into a silky smooth back-snap finishing with ALL his weight on his rear leg. Considering he is on the beach… take notes on the unorthodox ground impact location which happens to be 10 inches behind the ball to dramatically reduce spin.”

PowderedToastMan knows his Seinfeld: “That swing has the power to kill a whale, literally.”

Nony noke does as well: “Almost as good as Larry David’s swing. Preeettty, preeeettty good.”

And Gioguy21: “Kramer’s reverse C finish is simply poetic – if only he had the man hands necessary to release properly.”

And DavePelz4: “He’s not the Master of his Domain…or his swing.”

ZAP may have the most concise and spot-on breakdown.

“Stack and realaaaaaaaaaaalllllllly tilt.”

Thanks for the analysis, GolfWRX Members! And if anyone else would like to chime in on Cosmo’s club swinging motion, please do. Also, if there’s another swing from the big or small screen you’d like to see scrutinized, let us know.

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  1. stevez

    Sep 17, 2018 at 2:36 pm

    almost the same action as Hogan’s coleman video, hitting into the Atlantic.

  2. stephenf

    Sep 16, 2018 at 3:13 am

    Approximately the same motion as his typical room-entering thing, so at least it’s swinging by nature.

  3. shane

    Sep 9, 2018 at 11:48 pm

    Serena disgraces herself and U.S. Tennis.
    Kaepernic disses the Flag and U.S. Football.
    Tiger shames himself and U.S. Golf.
    LeBron insults W.H. and U.S. Basketball.
    …. you connect the dots…!

  4. G

    Sep 9, 2018 at 12:39 am

    Dude has been outed as the biggest racist bigot of them all. Why is he even talked about on this site

    • sid

      Sep 9, 2018 at 11:49 pm

      Everybody is a racist bigot particularly minorities… that’s human nature.

  5. Hillary_Fore_Prison

    Sep 8, 2018 at 7:49 pm

    Looked like a 200 yard 7 iron to me. He should join this forum.

    • stephenf

      Sep 16, 2018 at 3:12 am

      Yup. Where every 12-handicapper hits 200-yard 7-irons and is ready to extol all the details of this method versus that one.

  6. shawn

    Sep 8, 2018 at 1:47 pm

    Kramer’s full-blooded swing while standing on beach sand is fantastic! His weight shift and swing form are impeccable! Udaman Kosmo… !!!!!!!

  7. ogo

    Sep 7, 2018 at 8:25 pm

    Kramer has a better golfswing than 95% of all golfers worldwide… believe it… 😛

  8. Nack Jicklaus

    Sep 7, 2018 at 6:48 pm

    That episode inspired me to hit some balls into the ocean several years in a row when on vacation back in the 90’s. Fun times.

  9. Walter

    Sep 7, 2018 at 1:56 pm

    Kramer’s golfswing is better than all the gearhead denizens who frequent these fine fora provided by the fine folks at GolfWRX… 😛

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The 6 best #GolfWRX photos on Instagram today (8.16.19)

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In this segment, we’ll be taking a look at some of the best #GolfWRX tagged photos on Instagram. In case you aren’t already, there’s a whole load of action going on at our page, so follow us: @golfwrx

Let’s get to it then, here are six of the best #GolfWRX photos from the past 24 hours.

Stinger headcover giveaway from Robert Mark Golf.

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How do you like this blacked out flat-stick from Olson Putter Co, WRXers?

Pretty lefty creation from Cushman Custom Golf.

Drew Harvie with a great shot of Mickelson National Golf Club near Calgary.

More sprinkle divot tools on the way today from Tyson Lamb.

Get hashtagging your golf posts #GolfWRX for your chance to feature in our best of Instagram posts in the future!

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Bryson DeChambeau’s latest message to slow play critics: “Screw all y’all haters”

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Just a few of days after vowing to step up his attempts to improve his pace of play, a video has surfaced from this Wednesday’s Pro-Am at Medinah of DeChambeau defending his pace at last week’s event and attacking his critics.

The video which you can see here at the Twitter account @DMeyer06, appears to be taken on a fans Snapchat account, and within it DeChambeau states

“I was never on the clock last week, y’all can say whatever you want, but we’re having a fu**ing good time. So screw all y’all haters”

DeChambeau’s message in the Snapchat video looks to contradict the statement he posted to his Instagram account on Monday where he said

“I’m constantly trying to improve and I will do my very best to improve my pace.”

DeChambeau is currently in action at this week’s BMW Championship where he posted a score of 1 under par in his opening round.

 

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The 6 best #GolfWRX photos on Instagram today (8.15.19)

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In this segment, we’ll be taking a look at some of the best #GolfWRX tagged photos on Instagram. In case you aren’t already, there’s a whole load of action going on at our page, so follow us: @golfwrx

Let’s get to it then, here are six of the best #GolfWRX photos from the past 24 hours.

Tiger’s one-handed putting drill in action at Medinah.

Embrace Putter’s PXG Stormtrooper flat-stick up for grabs.

Would any WRXers dare putt with “The Gaijin” flat-stick?

Summer hotdog covers from Swag.

Stunning shot of Pinehurst Country Club courtesy of Channing Benjamin.

Sweet looking Trigonometric copper blade from GEOM Putters.

Get hashtagging your golf posts #GolfWRX for your chance to feature in our best of Instagram posts in the future!

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