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What is 'rate of closure' and can it help your golf swing? Rate of Closure is an emerging term you might have heard in golf instruction. We asked Dr. Sasho Mackenzie to explain what it is. I think: For good players, RoC isn't terribly relevant. I have said the same thing about measuring, and like the °/foot measurement instead of RPM or °/sec or anything like that. I still think, for amateurs, RoC matters if only because they tie it in so tightly to flipping. The flip/roll is how a lot of amateurs "square" the face (or attempt to), and so it's not so much t
I watched a lesson the other day where the student talked about one of the most popular tips given out in golf magazines and by "amateur professionals" these days: "release the clubhead" or "roll the clubhead/forearms over." You've all heard it. Thing is, you can't do that, and good players don't do this. Get in a golf stance with a club. Swing back and then down slowly, stopping when the club's shaft is parallel on the downswing. Ideally your hands and arms are almost in front of you (with proper lag) and the club's shaft is pointing straight back. How in the hell can you possibly