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I have had numerous requests to talk about Bryson DeChambeau’s action in his swing, and here we are. So many great aspects to talk about. (We did a face-on analysis on Monday of this week on my regular channel as well to complete the picture)

Time to remove all the confusion when it comes to weak grips, single planes, strong grips and dual planes. Enjoy!

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Shawn Clement is the new Director of Development at the Royal Quebec Golf Academy in Quebec City, Canada and a class A PGA teaching professional. Shawn was a 2011 and 2015 Ontario PGA Teacher of the Year nominee while Directing at the Richmond Hill Golf Learning Centre. He was also voted in the top 10 (tied with Martin Hall at No. 9) as most sought after teacher on the internet in 2016 with 83 000 subscribers on YouTube and 36 millions natural views. Shawn has been writing for numerous publications since 2001 including Golf Tips Magazine and Score Golf Magazine. He also appeared of the Golf Channel’s Academy Live in July 2001 with Jerry Foltz and Mike Ritz. Shawn Clement has the distinction of being one of the only professionals fit by Ping’s Tour fitting centre where he was fitted with left and right handed clubs including 2 drivers with 115 plus miles per hour and 300 plus yard drives from both sides.

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  1. geohogan

    Feb 2, 2019 at 10:25 am

    BD hits it great with roll over release, flip, right arm straightening at impact
    when his timing is on.

    Both BD and Shawn would do well to listen to advise to “cut grass’,
    ie sweep the ball with no release, no flip
    Who ever heard of cutting grass (Melhorns grass whip) with a roll over release , or steep, flip of the hands.

  2. The Infidel

    Jan 27, 2019 at 6:07 am

    Modern Instructors and golf media clamour over whatever technique happens to be winning or performing well that week/month/year. Its actually quite pathetic. How many golf teachers tried to talk away Jordans chicken wing, Phils over-swing or Potter Jrs over the top chop just because they won that week. BD is no different. He’s a fantastic athlete who has his own way of getting the best out of his game. His AoA is way too steep at times and he struggles with anything short of a full swing on a flat lie but hey, lets ignore that for click bait. Gold media and the associated teachers need to be better.

  3. MartinP

    Jan 25, 2019 at 1:01 pm

    This is a shocking video, guy is maybe tasteful for the american market but he has very limited knowledge on how to swing to produce good numbers

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