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August, 2007

A Few Months Later: Stack and Tilt

Aug. 1, 2007     By     Comments (325)

Aaron BaddeleyThree simple words - Stack and Tilt - have done about as much to turn the world of golf instruction upside down as anything in recent memory.

It's the move that led the U.S. Open through three rounds this year. It's the move that's led to the resurgence of the careers of a number of pros, including former Masters champ Mike Weir. It's a move pros have been adopting in quantity, and a move amateurs have been adopting with sometimes remarkable success.

It's also been a few months since the Golf Digest article first hit newsstands. I postulated that a lot of the early success amateurs were experiencing was simply a result of a temporary short-circuiting of their brain and that, eventually, the old swing flaws would return. Perhaps that was a bit short-sighted…

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