In this article we look at Jordan Spieth's golf swing, to see what the Occasional Golfer might learn from his example. Spieth's is a great swing to emulate, not just because of his huge success in the Majors, but because his simple, rhythmic swing is within reach of Occasional Golfers everywhere.
The first thing I'd like you to notice is Jordan's pronounced starter move (0:05). Jordan initiates his swing with a lateral press from the right knee towards the left knee. This motion generates flow in the swing, and most importantly, essentially eliminates swaying on the backswing. Many great players use a starter move of one sort or another, and we can add Jordan to the list. You should give it a try as well.
Even before the starter move, there is another important aspect to Jordan's swing -- the waggle and forward press. See all the apparent fidgeting going on between (0:00) and (0:06) below? It's not really fidgeting at all but an essential part of the swing. Jordan is establishing a solid stance and connection to the ground, while simultaneously keeping his hands and wrists loose, in preparation for the swing. The waggle is one of the most important aspects of the golf swing, one of the simplest to do, and perhaps the most overlooked. Have a look:
Of course Jordan has kept his head still and over the ball, and he has produced a large shoulder turn without opening up his hips. He is in a great position to deliver a powerful and controlled swing to the golf ball, and he finishes with his belt buckle facing the target. Have a look (skip ahead to about 0:45).
Jordan Spieth's repeatable and simple golf swing is a good one for Occasional Golfers everywhere to emulate. See if you can channel a little Spieth the next time you are on the range and see how it goes!
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