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Jaacob Bowden

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Jaacob Bowden is a professional golfer, swing speed trainer, and the original founder of Swing Man Golf. Formerly an average-length hitting 14-handicap computer engineer, Jaacob quit his job, took his savings and moved from Kansas to California to pursue a golf career at age 27. He has since won the Pinnacle Distance Challenge with a televised 381-yard drive, won multiple qualifiers for the RE/MAX World Long Drive Championships including a 421-yard grid record drive, made cuts in numerous tournaments around the world with rounds in the 60s and 70s, and finished fifth at the Speed Golf World Championships at Bandon Dunes. Jaacob also holds the championship record for golf score with a 72 in 55 minutes and 42 seconds using only 6 clubs. His Swing Man Golf website has more than 5,500 members and focuses primarily on swing speed training. Typically, Jaacob’s website members and amateur and tour player clients will pick up 12-16 mph of driver swing speed in the first 30 days of basic speed training. You can learn more about Jaacob and Swing Man Golf here: Websites – JaacobBowden.com & SwingManGolf.com Twitter - @JaacobBowden & @SwingManGolf. Facebook – Facebook.com/JaacobBowdenGolf & Facebook.com/SwingManGolf Instagram - Instagram.com/JaacobBowden YouTube – YouTube.com/SwingManGolf – More than 2.8 million video views

There seems to be a steady progression of lost driving distance that comes with age, but I don’t recall ever seeing much actual information...

Those of you who have read my article “How Far Should You Hit Your Golf Clubs” may remember this success story: “With a 2-degree change...

Recently I got the following email from one of our Swing Man Golf members named Ken. Hi Jaacob, Since you've been able to do what...
Carl Spackler Caddyshack Golf Swing

Recently, I was working on some new DVDs for Swing Man Golf. During the process I reflected back on my journey, and noticed how...
Jaacob Bowden runs on to the 7th green at Bandon Dunes during the 2012 Speed Golf World Championships

Mark your calendars. Coming up on April 13 at 1:30 p.m. EST (Masters Saturday), CBS will be airing the Speed Golf World Championships from Bandon...

Back in January 2003, I was a 27-year old 14-handicapper who had only broken 80 once on a normal length golf course, a 78...
Wrist Actions

Before I became a professional golfer, I was a computer engineer and before that I went to college to be a pharmacist. Little did I...

Per a suggestion in the comment section of my last article called "How Far Should You Hit Your Golf Clubs?", the purpose of this...
How Far Should You Hit Your Golf Clubs

One of the nice things about having all this new fancy technological equipment like Trackman, Flightscope, ShotLink, etc., at various PGA Tour events is...

Sometimes it can be a blow to the ego to go to a new course where the ball seems to go nowhere and you...