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PostSubject: Tiger's swing   Wed Aug 19, 2009 9:21 am

Here's a LINK to an interesting article I just read off the web on TW "new" swing. I thought it's an interesting read/analysis and would just like to share it with the GR ppl here.

I shall refrain from making any comments since my last post about swings/planes/drawing lines upset many ppl. Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Tiger's swing   Wed Aug 19, 2009 9:48 am

This is also a good video which analyzes Tiger's swing in 2008, as compared with 2001. I would expect that the 2008 swing was pre-op. Anyway, just see how he's transformed himself over the years and then observe how he plays today.

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PostSubject: Re: Tiger's swing   Wed Aug 19, 2009 2:07 pm

Interesting to look at TW's stats from 2000 to 2009

As per the article, he has not given up any distance
2000 - 298 yds vs 2009 298.7 yds

He has lost accuracy since 2000
2000 - 71.2% vs 2009 62.27% of fairways hits

Greens in Reg also decreased
2000 - 75.2% vs 2009 - 68.48%

Putting has remained the same
2000 - 28.76 vs 2009 - 28.59 putts per round

Victories in 2000 - 9 vs 2009 - 5. This year not over yet and I expect he will win more before end of year.

The most important stat is the number of majors

2000 - 3 vs 2009 - 0

So judging by the stats, Hank vs Butch. I would say Butch is clearly leading the way.

I wondered why he changed coaches in the first place. I am sure Butch did as well. Time will tell if it was a good decision.
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PostSubject: Re: Tiger's swing   Wed Aug 19, 2009 4:10 pm

that's a very informative video techno! it's interesting to know how he gets his power and how his swing has changed.. i have that problem of my head dropping too much as well..
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