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As Seen on TV: Rory Demonstrates Hogan’s Sidearm Delivery

This video pretty much speaks for itself. Rory McIlroy hits an awful shot into the water at the Honda Classic and his 3 iron follows with an effortless looking heave which travels at least 50 yards. The throwing motion has been a staple of my teaching ever since I read Hogan’s explanation of the motion […]

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Swing Analysis: Rory McIlroy Uses Revamped Swing to Beat Scott in Australia

Rory McIlroy signaled that he is ready to make a run at returning to #1 by outplaying Adam Scott in the final round of the Australian Open. He used a revamped swing that you will see in the video is what I would consider to be a major improvement to the one that won him […]

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Swing Analysis: The 18th at Merion: McIlroy and Westwood Navigate the Bunker

As I was going through my DVR of the 1st round of the U.S. Open I was reminiscing about my own play there in the 1981 championship, and I recalled hitting a few practice shots out of the bunker to the right of the 18th green. From the bottom of the bunker I could barely […]

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Swing Analysis: Right Arm Action: Drive it in or Leave it back?

In this video I take a look at the way the right arm functions in different players, and discuss my reasons for preferring one method over the other. We start with Tiger Woods and Henrik Stenson, both of whom have great looking lines in their swings when watching from down the line. There is a […]

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Chamblee on McIlroy: “Insufficient”, or Less Than Stellar Lower Body Movement

I happened to be flipping through channels when I caught this short piece, and when I heard Brandel ripping Rory and comparing him to Byron Nelson I knew I had another video in the can. Chamblee is mind-boggling: he takes the best players in the world, waits for them to have a bad round or […]

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