QUICK HITS swing advice
How do the pros start the downswing? According to Chuck Cook, coach to several top PGA Tour professionals, “virtually all of them start the downswing from the ground up. They shift their weight into their front foot, followed by movement towards the target from the knees, hips, shoulders, arms and, finally, the club.” This sequence is the optimum way to generate great clubhead speed. “It creates a whip-like action through impact,” Cook says. ▶ I wish my course allowed . . .
▶ Untucked shirts. ▶ Music over loudspeakers on the range.
▶ Faster golfers to pay less.
▶ Free throws.
▶ Hats indoors. ▶ Being in golfshape means . . . ▶ You can pick your ball out of the cup. ▶ Making it to the first tee after zero sleep. ▶ Surviving a buddies trip. ▶ Carrying your bag without breaking into a sweat. ▶ Not being sore after 36. ▶ Playing 10 rounds in Ireland in a week.