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If you're a high handicapper average duffer like me with poor flexibility, it's a nice simple system that helps take the back ache out of golf.  ( I have plenty of other sports that are more stressful on the back, I don't need golf to be another one of them)

I am also guilty of an over aggressive golf swing, for my age (52), plenty of strength, but a dire lack of flexibility, so Goeck's methods help me keep the swing under control, simple and more systematic.

This is probably not the system for low handicappers who already have a good game ... unless they have bad back issues and are trying to find a method that allows them to play more pain free as it were.

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I was reminded of the other idea behind Goecks by Dufner's coaches' comment:

"There's no bad position he has to recover from," says his teacher, Chuck Cook, who has coached five major champions, including Payne Stewart and Tom Kite. "His arms stay in front of his body all the way, his swing moves back and down on virtually one plane, and his left wrist remains flat. All this helps eliminate the need for timing to hit it straight."

The "perfect connection" supposedly coordinates the arms with the body on a fairly simple shoulder plane (although it doesn't look like he uses a shoulder plane to me).

The towel drill under each armpit, and the ball drill between the elbows — all fairly standard stuff — bring my arms closer to my body which means an adjustment in stance and distance from ball, and those are major re-adjustments right there if you are working on drilled-in muscle memory for consistency.

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