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Elbows

How many times have you heard of tucking your trailing elbow (right elbow for righties) in the backswing? Some will say to hold a towel under your elbow and do not drop it. In the rotational swing world, this is what they do, but not to swing vertical golf swing that we practice.

Published on: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 08:00

Once you've mastered your targeting and setup position, executing a solid backswing is the next step to a solid golf shot.

Published on: Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 14:00

I don't have any emails to read today because I wanted to talk about a recent lesson I had with one of my regulars. During the lesson, I noticed that this particular Surgite was really tucking his elbows during the backswing and forward upswing. It was quite noticeable because he wasn't getting... more

Published on: Wednesday, February 5, 2014 - 14:00

This week, the best golfers in the world are facing golf's toughest test at the U.S. Open. Although the weather may have tamed the course a bit, the rough at this tournament is always known as some of the thickest and toughest that golfers will see all year.

Published on: Thursday, June 13, 2013 - 12:00

A flying right elbow is a common term that people use in golf. But, it's typically thought of as a bad thing and some instructors advocate that the elbows should remain in close to your body. Randy Miller sent in a question about flying right and left elbows.

Published on: Saturday, November 17, 2012 - 20:10