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Thoughts on "Swing Your Swing"

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Hey everyone,

I've recently read Ben Hogans book the five fundamentals of golf. It was interesting, talking about the key points of making a good golf swing. It was based on traditional golf principles, stance, grip, etc.  I've always played with the "swing your own swing". I have gotten better by being a bit "unconventional" but doing what works for me. What are everyone else's thoughts? Traditional or swing your swing?

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I've written about this before. "Swing your swing" is great if it's a good swing that does all or most of the 5 Simple Keys® well.

But if your swing does not, then you can't really 'swing your swing' and expect to play good or even "better" golf. In those cases, you should swing a better swing, a different swing, and make it your own swing.

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3 minutes ago, iacas said:

I've written about this before. "Swing your swing" is great if it's a good swing that does all or most of the 5 Simple Keys® well.

But if your swing does not, then you can't really 'swing your swing' and expect to play good or even "better" golf. In those cases, you should swing a better swing, a different swing, and make it your own swing.

I've got some videos if you'd like to see. I'm always curious about info and feedback 

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Just now, Berty42 said:

I've got some videos if you'd like to see. I'm always curious about info and feedback 

Start a Member Swing topic for that if you want. I thought this topic was about the idea in general, not specific to you.

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1 minute ago, iacas said:

Start a Member Swing topic for that if you want. I thought this topic was about the idea in general, not specific to you.

Ok. It was just a general question. I might start a Member Swing topic. Thanks!

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I hit a stock draw with my woods and irons. When I’m on the tee, I go to the left side, aim left and it draws back on the fairway. Same with approach shots.

i can hit a fade if I need to but I prefer my stock draw.

 

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8 hours ago, Nagah said:

I hit a stock draw with my woods and irons. When I’m on the tee, I go to the left side, aim left and it draws back on the fairway. Same with approach shots.

i can hit a fade if I need to but I prefer my stock draw.

 

I can hit anything from a hook to a slice and all the variations in between. 

 

Just not when I want them...🤣

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