Jump to content

Welcome. You are currently viewing the forum as a guest which does not give you access to all the great features at GolfWRX such as viewing all the images, interacting with members, access to all forums and eligiblility to win free giveaways. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free. Create a FREE GolfWRX account here.

- - - - -

Westwood makes changes for 2013


40 replies to this topic

#31 iBanesto

iBanesto

    Niclas Fasth

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 3,763 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 18328
  • Joined: 08/24/2006
GolfWRX Likes : 1279

Posted 17 November 2012 - 10:49 PM

Westwood should get some advice from this guy!


Edited by iBanesto, 18 November 2012 - 03:16 AM.


Remove This Advertisement Viewing As Guest

    GolfWRX Forums

    Advertisement


1

#32 Daniel Eason

Daniel Eason

    Major Winner

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,696 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 119644
  • Joined: 12/31/2010
  • Location:SW UK
GolfWRX Likes : 204

Posted 18 November 2012 - 03:12 AM

Ok ok so I was wrong and the daily mail was right for once! I'm a Chelsea FC fan so its a love hate relationship :)

If Lee caught a dying baby sparrow on the course into his hands he would in no doubt have squashed it by the time he had got to the clubhouse to save it.

One person he's never to my useless knowledge seen is Mr P....PELZ!

Also maybe things will change when he moves to the US (but I doubt this)...
Youtube golf instruction video
only shows a ball distance or direction
of about 3 inches

2

#33 Stretch

Stretch

    #golfwrxproblems

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,227 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 106949
  • Joined: 04/26/2010
  • Location:Leafy Surrey
GolfWRX Likes : 245

Posted 18 November 2012 - 03:59 AM



3

#34 Ranger Rick

Ranger Rick

    Major Winner

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,232 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 118737
  • Joined: 12/10/2010
  • Location:Johannesburg, South Africa
GolfWRX Likes : 69

Posted 18 November 2012 - 08:32 AM

I know they are slightly different angles but look at how much more space Matteo has versus Lee. Also Matteo seem's to make a natural move, almost as if he is just tossing the ball, Lee is mechanical. Lee needs to get that into his head. Finesse is about sub-conciouss shots. It isn't something that can be done robotically. There is nothing robotic about Phil taking an almost full swing at a ball on a tight lie with water in front of him and his stance way open and the blade even more open than that. It is purely his body saying that it can feel what is required and if he just stops thinking about anything for a while the body will get the job done. And it does. Phil's issue is that often his mind stays shut down to the next tee and he lands up hitting the ball to god knows where when he could have had a much safer shot.

Lee almost needs to close his eyes and practice that way. Reduce any attempt to hit the ball mechanically and just let his body produce the motion.

4

#35 tofur99

tofur99

    Tour Winner

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 940 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 72700
  • Joined: 01/13/2009
GolfWRX Likes : 85

Posted 18 November 2012 - 09:27 AM

wow, lee sucks.  lol.

kidding, he also hits a lot of good pitches.  I really don't see the difficulty for a world class golfer to hit a basic pitch shot.  Just do it.


5

#36 DRRicks

DRRicks

    Major Winner

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 2,066 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 43733
  • Joined: 12/11/2007
  • Location:Baltimore, MD
  • Handicap:0
GolfWRX Likes : 877

Posted 18 November 2012 - 01:58 PM

I'm far from a teaching pro, but in both of the "bad" pitch shots, it looks like he is coming into the ball VERY shallow and not even close to his original plane.
Driver: TaylorMade M3 440, Tensei Blue Pro 60
3Wood: TaylorMade M3, 15* loft. Diamana Blue S+ 70
3 Hybrid: TaylorMade M3, 19* loft. UST V2 86 (2017)
4-PW: TaylorMade P770, Nippon Modus Tour 120
GW: TaylorMade MG 50.09, Nippon Modus Tour 120
SW: TaylorMade MG 54.09, Nippon Modus Tour 120
LW: TaylorMade Hi Toe 60 (If it ever gets off fn backorder!)
Putter: TaylorMade Spider Tour Black/ TaylorMade TP Juno/ Odyssey O-Works Red 7S
Ball: TaylorMade TP5X

6

#37 imakaveli

imakaveli

    Ma-nas-se-ro. Got it? ;)

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 11,037 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 131351
  • Joined: 06/22/2011
  • Location:Milano, Italy
  • Handicap:3.8
GolfWRX Likes : 4617

Posted 19 November 2012 - 03:24 AM

View Posttofur99, on 18 November 2012 - 09:27 AM, said:

wow, lee sucks.  lol.

kidding, he also hits a lot of good pitches.  I really don't see the difficulty for a world class golfer to hit a basic pitch shot.  Just do it.

Tell that to Mahan!

7

#38 rafal

rafal

    Hall of Fame

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 5,680 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 95401
  • Joined: 09/28/2009
GolfWRX Likes : 1897

Posted 19 November 2012 - 07:12 AM

Bad pitches happen often when trying to create a miraculous recovery shot.  If you look at Lee's position you will understand he was attempting a tough up&down.

Following the shot he still salvaged a 6 on that hole with an up&down.
TM R15 430TP 10.5* Matrix Ozik HD6 S
TM R15 3HL Matrix Ozik HD6 S
TM R15 Rescue 3&4 PXi 5.5
Titleist AP2 5-P PXi 5.5
PING Glide 52*SS 58*WS 60*TS
TM DLL+ 34.5"

8

#39 MarkFromTheUK

MarkFromTheUK

    Major Winner

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 3,792 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 140175
  • Joined: 09/28/2011
  • Location:Sunny Oxfordshire
  • Handicap:Knee
GolfWRX Likes : 2726

Posted 19 November 2012 - 11:29 AM

Westwood doesn't seem to have any sort of chipping/pitching technique... it just seems to be his regular swing, but shorter. He never opens up his stance and always plays with hard hands... never a good combination.

Johnstone had a lucky escape. Being known as Westwood's short game coach could have done major damage to his long-term teaching career prospects.


It's a shame about Billy, but he's probably earned enough to comfortably retire on by now, and could do a bit of freelance work!
Callaway Rogue Sub Zero 9 - GD AD-DI 6X
Callaway Rogue Sub Zero 3 - GD AD-DI 7X
Callaway X Forged Utility 21deg - KBS C-Taper 130X
Callaway Apex MB Oil Finish 4-PW - KBS C-Taper 130X
Vokey SM7 Black 52.08, 58.12, 62.08 - KBS C-Taper 130X
Taylormade Spider Tour Red Sightline - 33"

Titleist Staff Stand Bag
Titleist Pro V1X #00
Bushnell X7 Jolt

Subs Bench: Cobra F8+ - Titleist 917 D3 8.5 - Ping G LS Tec 9 - Callaway X Hot Pro 3Deep 13 - Taylormade M2 3HL - Callaway Rogue Hybrid 17 - Callaway Apex MB Oil Finish AW - Scotty Cameron Circle T Concept 2 - Odyssey Works Big T Blade

9

#40 poops

poops

    Tour Winner

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 781 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 121309
  • Joined: 01/29/2011
GolfWRX Likes : 47

Posted 19 November 2012 - 12:28 PM

I'm actually a Westwood fan... However, it seems he is getting desperate in order to win that elusive major.


Remove This Advertisement Viewing As Guest

    GolfWRX Forums

    Advertisement


10

#41 deasy55

deasy55

    Major Winner

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 4,827 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 155121
  • Joined: 01/14/2012
GolfWRX Likes : 2070

Posted 19 November 2012 - 12:52 PM

He's running out of time. I think only 24 golfers in the 150 odd years of major history have won majors when they've hit 40.

11



0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

GolfWRX Sponsors