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#1 white03

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Posted 13 June 2018 - 07:06 PM

Look at Tigers right hand in this picture.  Doesn't he really really have to release it to square the face?  Is this normal for pros's?tiger.jpg


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#2 jekato

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Posted 13 June 2018 - 07:39 PM

Going to be turned down from there in varying degrees. He's on top of the ball now and will soon cover it.  Yes, normal.

Edited by jekato, 13 June 2018 - 07:39 PM.

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Posted 13 June 2018 - 08:56 PM

IMO....Don't bother trying to emulate pro's....they're all different...each swing is ingrained based on their body makeup...and how their brain interprets the swing.

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Posted 13 June 2018 - 11:22 PM

sorry disagree. you may  not be able to do what they are doing but by all means try . get into that position in slow motion and go from there.
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Posted 13 June 2018 - 11:53 PM

Check out how his forearm is facing upwards. That's the key.


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Posted 14 June 2018 - 12:09 AM

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Posted 14 June 2018 - 01:47 AM

I doubt it’s something he thinks about. Actually I doubt any good golfer does. If you have a solid grip and swing you don’t think about the “release” it just happens. It’s not like the face rolls open and has to roll closed to hit a straight shot it should feel square through the swing. That feel will vary from golfer to golfer as they all have different grips and swings.

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Posted 14 June 2018 - 07:11 PM

View PostBiggErn, on 14 June 2018 - 01:47 AM, said:

I doubt it’s something he thinks about. Actually I doubt any good golfer does. If you have a solid grip and swing you don’t think about the “release” it just happens. It’s not like the face rolls open and has to roll closed to hit a straight shot it should feel square through the swing. That feel will vary from golfer to golfer as they all have different grips and swings.

Exactly.  Guys WAY over-think this stuff. The swing happens in 1.4 seconds....there's no way to think about anything...and actually "thinking" is a bad thing...it's part of why folks hit better on the range than the course...believe me...I have much experience.  I can't imagine in the 0.7 seconds of transition to the ball thinking "Ok...swing like Tiger HERE".  Lol.

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Posted 16 June 2018 - 11:08 PM

Look at his right thumb, it's on hius rt index finger, it's not touching the grip at all.  I've seen this with Jordan Spieth and others.  At what point should the rt thumb no longer be touching the grip?
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Posted 17 June 2018 - 12:13 AM

View PostAmazinBlue, on 16 June 2018 - 11:08 PM, said:

Look at his right thumb, it's on hius rt index finger, it's not touching the grip at all.  I've seen this with Jordan Spieth and others.  At what point should the rt thumb no longer be touching the grip?


Again, you’re reading too much into it. You can look at a man’s swing but you don’t have a clue what he’s feeling. Tigers index and thumb will look different in his finish than it does in this frame.


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Posted 17 June 2018 - 10:40 AM

View PostBiggErn, on 17 June 2018 - 12:13 AM, said:

View PostAmazinBlue, on 16 June 2018 - 11:08 PM, said:

Look at his right thumb, it's on hius rt index finger, it's not touching the grip at all.  I've seen this with Jordan Spieth and others.  At what point should the rt thumb no longer be touching the grip?


Again, you’re reading too much into it. You can look at a man’s swing but you don’t have a clue what he’s feeling. Tigers index and thumb will look different in his finish than it does in this frame.

THIS!!!

static pics are the worse to study... you see a hand position that the pro doesn't even know he does...it's the result of a lot of good things..before..however..you should look up lyn  blake and right arm/hand on youtube... he has the best explanation via TGM method

Edited by Man_O_War, 17 June 2018 - 10:41 AM.

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Posted 17 June 2018 - 11:07 AM

View PostAmazinBlue, on 16 June 2018 - 11:08 PM, said:

Look at his right thumb, it's on hius rt index finger, it's not touching the grip at all.  I've seen this with Jordan Spieth and others.  At what point should the rt thumb no longer be touching the grip?

It's situation & technique dependent:

https://youtu.be/f0Sbg3bToMo

Edited by p3ga, 17 June 2018 - 11:11 AM.

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