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Creating Speed In The Golf Swing - Video
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June 8, 2016
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As a follow up to this golf lesson from a couple weeks ago, PGA of Canada Professional Kevin Haime takes another look at the fundamentals of the lesson in this video.

"Speed is obviously important in hitting the ball a long way but the secret isn’t how fast you swing but where you swing fast. Most golfers underestimate the concept of rhythm and tempo in golf. Once higher handicappers get to the top of their swing it’s all systems go as they try to generate speed too early in their downswing. Pro golfers, on the other hand, allow the club to change direction smoothly and then try to create speed in the bottom part of their downswing and into the ball. Think of it this way, if you were driving a sports car into a curve you wouldn’t want to step on the gas too soon because that would send you racing through the turn and into the ditch on the other side of the road. Instead, you wait until you are nearing the apex of the turn to step on the gas and sling…

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