Agree that I’m adding nothing. I’m just an unbiased bystander interested in the truth.
I don’t know enough about the physics of the golf swing to comment - and I’m guessing you don’t either. However, any good science experiment has a hypothesis, control group, and treatment set.
Your claims are unscientific, and at worst biased with a pile of dogma.
Royal Golf Club in Slidell LA From the White Tees is 6245 yards 70.10/155
1. Par 4 386 yds. Fairly straight forward. Best to bet is to get around the 150 marker and fly it to the green. Off the tee box, in the fairway or slightly left is okay, going a bit right can get you in trouble with trees.
2. Par 3 183 yards. Straight with water to the left and OB in trees and ditch on right. Best to be straight and short.
3. Par 4 387 yards. Pretty straight with second shot having to carry over water. Water on right of green so if you are gonna miss the 2nd shot, best to miss a bit left. Bad tee shot and you will not be able to hit GIR.
4. Par 4 403 yards. Straight with trees to the right and a ditch to the left. A fairly wide fairway but a good shot off the tee is really an asset. Green is built up a few feet so not gonna get anything to run up, have to pretty much hit the green on the fly.
5. Par 4 390 yards. Fairly wide fairway. Nice drive gets you to the 150 area and you have hit the green because it is also hard to run it up onto the green.
6. Par 5 483 yards. Trees on left make it hard to reach the green in 2 or 3 if you are over there. Humps to the right, but better here if you don't hit the middle of the fairway. Small ditch runs across the fairway and can come into play on your 2nd shot. Closer to the green are large oak trees on the left and to the right. Long and left will put you in the water.
7. Par 3 128 yards. Have to carry water to reach the green. For some reason (for me) the ball seems not to carry so I hit one more club than normal for that distance. Pin placement is what will dictate what club you will need. Missing right better than missing left.
8. Par 4 364 yards. Dogleg left. First shot over water . Safe play is to the 150 marker but you can take a chance and hit driver over water to shorten 2nd shot. Me, I play to the 150 marker. Second shot is pretty straight forward but you do not want to miss right as it is harder to get to the normal pin location than from the left side. When pin placement is in the front, difficult to putt if above the hole or from right side.
9. Par 5 475 yards. Dogleg left. Crucial to hit tee shot past trees on the left and the oak tree to have a good look for 2nd shot to the green. Trees on left are like a magnet for golf ball. Preferred shot of the tee is a long draw giving you a chance to hit green in 2. Second shot that misses left can be big problem. Best to miss a little to the right.
10. Par 4 388 yards. Green is slightly left from the tee but safe play is to the middle to just right of middle of the fairway. Errant tee shot to the left is trouble into the trees or a blocked shot to the green. Water protects the front of the green with trees and marshy area to the left of the green. 2nd shot has to hit the green or miss just a little right. Anything else and you are playing for bogie.
11. Par 4 280 yards. Nice hole with a birdie opportunity. However, miss left and your next shot is your 3rd shot. Straight off the tee looks good, but a miss to the right brings a tree and a couple of humps into play.
12. Par 4 327 yards. Trees down the right side of the fairway and way left brings you into trees and blocked shot into the green. I hit 3W from this tee to gibe me a better chance to stay in the fairway. In fairway but to the right a bit puts a tree in between you and the green.
13. Par 4 406 yards. Looks straight from the tee box, but there is water on the left near the green with a lot of cypress trees and pine trees if you go left off the tee. Best to be slightly right, but to much right brings you into the trees. The area to the front of the green seems to stay soft, so any 2nd shot that lands short is not going to make it to the green.
14. Par 4 360 yards. Trees to the left and trees and big ditch for lost ball on the right of the fairway. Hit a long iron to the 150 marker then hit your second shot over a very deep ditch to the green. Any shot to the right side of the fairway makes is difficult to get to the green in two. Miss right and your ball is gone, Miss left and your ball is gone.
15. Par 3 150 yards. Not much here other than you really need to hit the green or be straight and short. Anything else and you will not make par, unless you are lucky.
16. Par 5 480 yards. Nice straight hole with trees to the left. Hit it way right and you are playing out of trees. To me, it takes a good drive and a good second shot. A missed shot at the green that goes left leaves you really short-sided and makes for a difficult 3rd shot. Missing right slightly is tolerable, but a bigger miss to the right is gonna be OB.
17. Par 3 135 yards. Green is somewhat elevated. You better hit it straight off the tee and not be to short. Hitting it left brings some really tall trees into play and will leave you in trouble whether you clear the trees or not. Missing right is probably worse because many times you will not find your ball or will find yourself with a very tough 2nd shot.
18. Par 5 520 yards. Big dogleg left. You have to hit first shot off the tee over a big creek with trees on the left. Miss right and guess what???? More trees. To long and you are in trouble. Second shot is going over the creek with oak trees to the left. Just pick a flat area on the right and settle for getting to the green in 3 if lucky. If your second shot goes to left of the landing area, you will be blocked by a very large oak tree. Hit it a little further and you have a nice look at the green. Pin placement here makes a big difference as to the difficulty of making your putt.
Hope this helps and give you a little idea where I play probably 70 of my golf. It has a driving range, a putting green, a small club house with food and beverage. Price is good and staff is extremely friendly. Grounds crews really try hard and it is in better shape now than over the past few years.
I have played better and more expensive courses in the area but this course is more difficult because if you are not in the FW off the tee, you are going to have trouble. There is not sand traps, but who needs them when you live in SE Louisiana where the ground is always wet and many times harder to hit out of than sand. I looked back and my average score for the past 3 years on this course is +16. I am 71 years old and am contemplating moving to the Gold tees as I have lost a bit of distance off the tee and with my irons...I love golf though....
You're adding nothing here.
Again, glad you enjoy the swing. I believe, for reasons based in biomechanics, physics, and simple science, that the swing has an artificial limit or ceiling.
But I'm glad you like it.
That’s the crux, isn’t it? It’s not on tour. To my knowledge, there has never been a high level golfer that has used a swing similar to this and there have been all sorts of “non-traditional” swings over the years. If it’s the best way to swing the golf club base on biometrics, somebody in the annals of history would surely have stumbled on it.
The modern golf swing is a result of many years of evolution. People don’t simply do it that way because of tradition - they do it because these particular movements produce the desired results necessary to compete at the highest level.