Rory’s two key words

Throughout all 18 holes of Rory’s victorious final round of The Open Championship, there were 2 “Trigger words” he used repeatedly to make sure his focus was on the things that were going to enable him to finish the job and become The Open Champion for the first time. “It was ‘process’ and ‘spot.’ That …

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The follow through to finish

Flat left wrist…. Controlling the clubface is done with a flat left wrist. If it bends or arches you change the angle up to 45 degrees open or closed. If we can move through impact with a flat left wrist we can judge the constant rate of face rotation through the ball. This also provided …

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The inside-out path – ‘ANTICIPATED MOMENT OF IMPACT’

At this point in the swing intention is always superior to mechanics and you need to “intend” to hit (compress) that ball.
Deliberate Hit (A to B) – You are not trying to make any conscious effort to turn your hips, shift your weight or any other action. You are just …

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Stop Slicing Now – The Transition Down

BACKSWING –TRANSITIONThe right arm at address is slightly lower than the left arm and is slightly flexed. The upper right arm is in contact with the chest and is vertical to the ground. The initial motion of the right arm is caused to be moved by the right hip pulling back. At …

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Stop Slicing Now – The Alignments

COMMON TENDANCIES FOR A SLICER

You’re setup for a slice if… Everything is aimed left i.e. shoulders, hips, knees, feet and even the clubface. The ball is positioned too far forward in the stance (toward the target foot). The spine is tilted towards the target and the weight is too much on the target foot. …

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