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29th December 2016
Lydia Ko Swing Analysis

Given Lydia Ko’s recent decision to change coaches and leave David Leadbetter, I thought she would be perfect for the first one in my series of golf swing analyses of professional players.   The main thing I see, and potentially the reason behind the change in coaching, is a fairly dramatic change in her driving stats in 2016 compared to 2015. Her driving accuracy and driving distance both got worse during 2016. And although the swing of Lydia’s that I posted on my Instagram page looks really good, she has a lot of really great moves, there is one thing that stands out to me that I believe is the reason for her decline in the driving stats.   Lydia’s


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6th December 2016
Thorbjorn’s Most Important Move

  Thorbjorn Olsen has been playing some brilliant golf of late, having recorded two of his biggest wins in the span of a month, including the World Cup of Golf. Here is what I think.   Oleson is a brilliant example of what modern young players are achieving with their drivers that allows for distance and accuracy, though mainly in Thorbjorn’s case distance (this is a blog relating to my recent Instagram post). I am not going to write that he is as good a driver of the ball as say Rory, Dustin Johnson or Adam Scott, but he does have one thing in common with those guys that can help everyone, and helps all of them control their incredible


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