Insight from Roger Gunn on Backswing.com:
Watching speed is the key to trajectory control
Posted on: 14 Feb 2023
There is no way to control trajectory without controlling the speed as well. If you want to flight a ball much lower, look to taking more club and swinging a bit easier. This will bring the flight down. Placing the ball more forward in your stance and swinging fully will launch the ball higher. If […]
Early extension? Load properly!
Posted on: 27 Oct 2022
It’s a very common issue to see someone explode toward the ball with their hips, often in an effort to get more distance. However, pushing off the ground is an integral part of maximizing your power! What’s the trick? The proper loading of weight and the corresponding push off the ground is the secret: When […]
Nailing your follow through!
Posted on: 28 Apr 2022
The follow through should always be a reaction to the momentum of your swing and how much resistance at impact there is. You won’t follow through the same from deep rough as you will from the fairway or the tee. Assuming you are playing a normal shot, you want your weight on your left foot, […]
Get it on the Ground! (as soon as possible)
Posted on: 11 Apr 2022
When deciding what shot to play around the green, use the guideline that you want to get the ball on the ground as soon as conditions will let you. Why? Frankly there are a number of reasons, but the main one has to do with the fact that if bring the ball in with height, […]
Forward shaft lean
Posted on: 24 Mar 2022
Quite frankly, there are a number of movements that are related to physics that help us achieve a proper impact position. The first one is lag pressure, which is the natural lagging of the club as you move with weight shift and turn into the downswing. The second is centrifugal force, which helps you release […]