Tip From the Archives

Turn Early


You need a more powerful swing.


Try turning your chest and shoulders earlier in your backswing with a long arm extension. This will allow you to lengthen your swing arch and gain more clubhead speed.


As you begin to turn your torso, focus on lifting you arms up and around you complete your shoulder swing. As you approach the top, try stretching your leading side far around with a great arm extension that to creates the torque necessary for a powerful uncoiling into the ball. Although the early turn causes your swing to become unsynchronized, the slight pause at the top of the swing will allow your timing and synchronization to improve for contact.

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caddie | 5 years ago, at the end of July

fabulous! one tip to save my game!

Rich | 5 years ago, at the start of October

Simpler would be to think about turning your shoulders, period. Your chest is going to go where they go. Your arms are all ready extended. Turn your shoulders!

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