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Mac O'Grady Swings

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I'll start off the collection with a still-photo sequence.

The site will squish it but the full-size one is about 1500 x 1500.

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I hope this thread gets lots of posts. I have a few saved on my home computer I will post later.
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Originally Posted by mchepp

I hope this thread gets lots of posts. I have a few saved on my home computer I will post later.

I agree.  I've seen some videos that I can't post as they aren't public domain that are cool.  Hope they land here. :D

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Originally Posted by logman

Please excuse my ignorance ,but Mac is ?

Master of MORAD

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Originally Posted by logman

Please excuse my ignorance ,but Mac is ?

Mac is one of the most influential instructors in the game.  List of students included, Seve Ballesteros, Steve Elkington, Vijay Singh, Keith Clearwater, Jody Mudd, Chip Beck, Grant Waite, Mike Bender, Robert Rock, Andy Plummer and Mike Bennet.    Played on the PGA Tour for a number of year, regarded as a tremendous ball striker and a very, eccentric guy.  He keeps his information top secret and kicks anyone out that shares info or that he feels threaten by.  He's done a lot of research with bio mechanics and the inner ear fluids, vestibular system.  How they all relate to the golf swing.  He has swing models based on Sam Snead, Hogan and Billy Casper.

Here's his webpage.

http://www.macogradygolfschools.com/

Oh he would love this thread haha  Yeah I have Mac swings that I'm too afraid to post because he knows which swings he sent certain people.

This is not an image flipped around, he hits it just as good left handed as he does right handed.

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Originally Posted by mvmac

Oh he would love this thread haha  Yeah I have Mac swings that I'm too afraid to post because he knows which swings he sent certain people.

No he doesn't. He only says that to scare people into not posting stuff. ;)

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Please excuse my ignorance ,but Mac is ?

In addition to the above, he's also a former Tour player, with 2 wins.

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Mac is really a space alien who feeds on the sun's gamma rays and lives simultaneously in two parallel universes.

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Originally Posted by dak4n6

Mac is really a space alien who feeds on the sun's gamma rays and lives simultaneously in two parallel universes.

Okay guys. Swings, please, not running jokes. :)

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Quote:

Okay guys. Swings, please, not running jokes. :)

OK - he was (is) a real whacko with a temper, a lot of talent, and a helluva beautiful swing. Love the steadiness of his head in those frames - something to emulate.

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Originally Posted by mvmac

This is not an image flipped around, he hits it just as good left handed as he does right handed.

I love this one and remember it well.  It's from a Golf Digest article on him in the mid-80s or so??  I would have been 12 or 13 at the time, and remember just staring at it, wondering how it's possible that somebody could be that talented.

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I'll start off the collection with a still-photo sequence. The site will squish it but the full-size one is about 1500 x 1500. [URL=http://thesandtrap.com/content/type/61/id/58269/] [/URL]

Whats macs ball flight in this sequence, right to left?

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Originally Posted by Meesh

Whats macs ball flight in this sequence, right to left?

Good chance it was left to right, slight "power fade"

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