Swing Man Golf: More Speed, More Distance

Knowing When to Flex Your Muscle on the Golf Course

September 23, 2014

By Paul Myers It can be a great feeling to have ample swing speed at your disposal. Even a long golf course suddenly is far less intimidating when you can launch the ball down the fairway, or hit towering iron shots that come down soft. It isn’t necessarily enough, however, to have that power at [

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Most Important Muscle Groups for Adding Swing Speed

September 21, 2014

By Paul Myers Golf isn’t a sport that requires the same type of physical conditioning as, for example, football or basketball, but it can be a demanding game none the less. Making quality swings with enough swing speed time after time requires cooperation from a variety of muscle groups. The b

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Why Sequencing is a Huge Key to Power in the Golf Swing

September 19, 2014

By Paul Myers Having all the right parts in your golf swing may not be enough – it can help to complete them in a good order as well. Sequencing can be a powerful element within a golf swing, and some of the players you watch on TV have learned this well. Even when you […]

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Can Long Drives be found with a Regular Flex Golf Shaft?

September 17, 2014

By Paul Myers There is a some thinking among amateur golfers that playing as stiff a golf shaft as possible is somehow a sign that you are a good golfer. Some players see it as a badge of honor to be playing with an ‘X’ flex golf shaft, even if the results aren’t as good […]

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Controlling the Height of Your Golf Shots

September 15, 2014

By Paul Myers Sometimes, as golfers, we get so caught up in striving for more distance that we forget about the art of controlling the golf ball in the air. While it can certainly be exciting to blast a drive right down the middle, it also can be great fun to be able to produce […]

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Rushing Your Golf Tempo Can Lead to Disaster in the Swing

September 13, 2014

By Paul Myers At about 4.5 hours per round, golf is not a relatively fast game (unless you play speedgolf!). That isn’t exactly breaking news – and is something even the least-experienced golfer already knows. However, some players try to play too quickly when making their swings, and the result

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Your Questions Answered

September 12, 2014

By Jaacob Bowden Member Question: Dear Jaacob, in your swing, do you advocate throwing the club as Mike advocated and does this add to swing speed?  Thanks. – Hendrik H Jaacob’s Answer: In my personal experience, I seem to get about 5 mph of club head speed when throwing from the top. So, yes,

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Can You Maximize Distance and Still Play a Golf Fade?

September 11, 2014

By Paul Myers It is common knowledge among golfers that golf draws go further than golf fades do. Well, it is assumed to be common knowledge – but is it actually true? It seems like many long hitters and TOUR players play a draw, but that is not a hard and fast rule. In fact, […]

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Tracing the Origins of Lost Golf Swing Speed

September 9, 2014

By Paul Myers A frustrating thing a golfer can go through is the sudden loss of distance – with no apparent explanation. You might feel the same as you always have, you think you are swinging the same way, and yet the proof is right there in front of you in the fairway. You are […]

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Are Golf Hybrids or Long Irons Right for You?

September 7, 2014

By Paul Myers Over the last few years, it seems that golf hybrids have completely taken over for long irons in the bags of most amateurs – and some professionals. It isn’t too hard to see why, as golf hybrids can be easier than irons to get up into the air, and thus tend to […]

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Choosing a Golf Driver – Do Looks Matter?

September 5, 2014

By Paul Myers When you are getting ready to pick out a new golf driver to add to your bag, there are probably a few main considerations that you will make. How well has it been reviewed by other golfers? What customizable features does it have? What professionals are using it? These are questions th

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Translating Your Swing Speed into Actual Golf Distance

September 3, 2014

By Paul Myers It can be a great feeling to go in for a swing analysis or club fitting and light up the machine with impressive swing speed numbers. You can brag to your buddies about your lightning-quick swing, and look forward to hitting those long drives down the middle of the fairway on the [&hel

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Casey Bierer (of Golf Channel) Q&A

September 2, 2014

Background: In late 2002, Jaacob Bowden was successfully working in the mid-west corporate world as a 26-year-old computer engineer.  Feeling disenchanted with his work, Jaacob quit his job, took his savings, and moved out to California to pursue a golf career, despite only being an average length

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Choosing a Set of Clubs that Fits with Your Golf Driver Choice

September 1, 2014

By Paul Myers Picking out a new golf driver can be an exciting – and expensive – process. Once you settle on the golf driver that will live in your bag for (hopefully) many seasons to come, you might want to add some new clubs around it to round out the set. While your irons […]

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Is it Possible to Have Too Much Swing Speed?

August 29, 2014

By Paul Myers As golfers, many of us are endlessly seeking more and more swing speed so we can add distance to our drives. More distance means shorter approach shots, and shorter approach shots usually means more birdies. If you want to be a better golfer, adding swing speed is normally a great way

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Designing Your Golf Swing to Eliminate One Side of the Golf Course

August 27, 2014

By Paul Myers There can be a lot to be afraid of on the golf course in terms of hazards and other bad places for your golf ball to end up. If you start to look around the sides of each fairway, you are sure to see plenty of places that can cost you shots […]

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How Your Golf Grip Can Affect Swing Speed

August 25, 2014

By Paul Myers There are a multitude of factors that can affect your swing speed, and each of them might be dealt with individually if you are going to maximize your power potential off the tee. One often-overlooked element of swing speed is your golf grip. Most golfers just grab onto the club and ma

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Technical Thinking for your Golf Swing on the Driving Range

August 23, 2014

By Paul Myers There is plenty of time for technical thinking regarding your golf swing. In fact, if you are going to get significantly better at the game, you will probably need to spend some time working on technical aspects and improving the efficiency of your golf swing motion. One mistake some g

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Your Questions Answered

August 22, 2014

By Jaacob Bowden Member Question: Jaacob – I came across your article on GolfWRX yesterday and first off I must say congratulations! I know you put in a lot of effort to go from a 14 down to scratch/+ handicap. As I am sure you get this a lot, I feel I am literally at […]

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Bubba Watson Swing Speed

August 21, 2014

The average club head speed of Bubba Watson is 123.64mph. If you would like to reach the same swing speed as Bubba Watson and add 30 to 40 yards to your drives over the next 30 days, like thousands of our customers have before you, you might consider our unique Swing Man Golf Swing Speed Training.

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Matt Kuchar Swing Speed

The average club head speed of Matt Kuchar is 108.66mph. If you would like to reach the same swing speed as Matt Kuchar and add 30 to 40 yards to your drives over the next 30 days, like thousands of our customers have before you, you might consider our unique Swing Man Golf Swing Speed Training. [&

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Jim Furyk Swing Speed

The average club head speed of Jim Furyk is 110.03mph. If you would like to reach the same swing speed as Jim Furyk and add 30 to 40 yards to your drives over the next 30 days, like thousands of our customers have before you, you might consider our unique Swing Man Golf Swing Speed Training. [&hell

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Dustin Johnson Swing Speed

The average club head speed of Dustin Johnson is 121.34mph. If you would like to reach the same swing speed as Dustin Johnson and add 30 to 40 yards to your drives over the next 30 days, like thousands of our customers have before you, you might consider our unique Swing Man Golf Swing Speed Traini

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Sergio Garcia Swing Speed

The average club head speed of Sergio Garcia is 120.15mph. If you would like to reach the same swing speed as Sergio Garcia and add 30 to 40 yards to your drives over the next 30 days, like thousands of our customers have before you, you might consider our unique Swing Man Golf Swing Speed Training

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Jordan Spieth Swing Speed

The average club head speed of Jordan Spieth is 117.29mph. If you would like to reach the same swing speed as Jordan Spieth and add 30 to 40 yards to your drives over the next 30 days, like thousands of our customers have before you, you might consider our unique Swing Man Golf Swing Speed Training

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Patrick Reed Swing Speed

The average club head speed of Patrick Reed is 115.85mph. If you would like to reach the same swing speed as Patrick Reed and add 30 to 40 yards to your drives over the next 30 days, like thousands of our customers have before you, you might consider our unique Swing Man Golf Swing Speed Training.

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Chris Kirk Swing Speed

The average club head speed of Chris Kirk is 111.64mph. If you would like to reach the same swing speed as Chris Kirk and add 30 to 40 yards to your drives over the next 30 days, like thousands of our customers have before you, you might consider our unique Swing Man Golf Swing Speed Training. [&he

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Zach Johnson Swing Speed

The average club head speed of Zach Johnson is 107.75mph. If you would like to reach the same swing speed as Zach Johnson and add 30 to 40 yards to your drives over the next 30 days, like thousands of our customers have before you, you might consider our unique Swing Man Golf Swing Speed Training.

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Brendon Todd Swing Speed

The average club head speed of Brendon Todd is 108.54mph. If you would like to reach the same swing speed as Brendon Todd and add 30 to 40 yards to your drives over the next 30 days, like thousands of our customers have before you, you might consider our unique Swing Man Golf Swing Speed Training.

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Webb Simpson Swing Speed

The average club head speed of Webb Simpson is 111.35mph. If you would like to reach the same swing speed as Webb Simpson and add 30 to 40 yards to your drives over the next 30 days, like thousands of our customers have before you, you might consider our unique Swing Man Golf Swing Speed Training.

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Jimmy Walker Swing Speed

The average club head speed of Jimmy Walker is 117.29mph. If you would like to reach the same swing speed as Jimmy Walker and add 30 to 40 yards to your drives over the next 30 days, like thousands of our customers have before you, you might consider our unique Swing Man Golf Swing Speed Training.

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How Often Should You Get Fitted for a Driver Shaft?

August 20, 2014

By Paul Myers Putting a new shaft into your driver is kind of like getting a whole new club. When you get fitted for a shaft that matched your swing just right, you can start to see an improved ball flight almost immediately. Since most of the new drivers on the market today allow you […]

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Tour Players with Surprising Swing Speed

August 19, 2014

By Paul Myers In this article we’ll tell you about tour players with surprising swing speed. Some of the longest hitters on the PGA Tour are easy to spot. Guys like Bubba Watson and Dustin Johnson have enormous power, and just one look at them swinging a driver will make that quite obvious. Th

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Three Ways to Increase Swing Speed Quickly

August 17, 2014

By Paul Myers Many gains in your golf game come slowly, over time. Most need to put in many hours of practice time to see significant improvements, and it can take years to drop several strokes off of your handicap. One of the things golfers enjoy about the game is constantly striving to improve and

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When is it Time for New Golf Drivers?

August 15, 2014

By Paul Myers Some golfers are always seeking out the latest and greatest clubs to add to their bag – and others won’t buy a new club even if their old one seems to be falling apart. While it is totally up to you how often you replace your driver, there are some signs that […]

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Swing Speed Goals for Amateur Golfers

August 13, 2014

By Paul Myers When you want to find more distance off the tee, a great place to look is through increased swing speed. Sure, you can optimize your equipment to add a few yards on your drives, but if you are going to see serious increases in how far you can launch the ball down […]

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Flexibility

August 12, 2014

By Jaacob Bowden Being as how both John Marshall talked about flexibility last month and also how obviously flexible you can see Landon is from the earlier picture, I thought it would be a good time to discuss what you can do to improve your own flexibility. You certainly don’t need to be as flexi

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Three Quick Tips On The Right Golf Ball Spin

August 11, 2014

By Paul Myers The ability to spin the ball is one that opens up many possibilities on the course. When you are able to load up your iron shots with plenty of backspin, it means you can stop the ball quicker on the greens – and maybe even get it to roll back toward the […]

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Five Key Traits to Every Good Golf Swing

August 10, 2014

By Paul Myers Golf swings are quite different from player to player – even among the best players in the world. If you watch some golf on TV, it won’t take long to see that there is great variety among the golf swings of the touring professionals. Even with those differences, they are all able [

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Maximizing Distance through Custom Golf Club

August 9, 2014

By Paul Myers So you want to hit it further off the tee and with your irons? You aren’t alone. Many golfers want to squeeze more distance out of their swing, but doing so can be easier said than done. In order to get the best possible distance from your swing, it’s important to make [&hellip

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The Callaway Big Bertha Alpha Driver Review

August 7, 2014

By Paul Myers Big Bertha is one of the most-recognizable names in the golf equipment world. One of the first metal woods to make a big mark in the game, this Callaway line has been used by countless golfers over the past couple of decades. While the Big Bertha name has somewhat faded into history [&

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Reviewing the Ernie Els Swing Speed

August 5, 2014

By Paul Myers Ernie Els is a highly accomplished – and very well-liked – professional golfer with arguably one of the sweetest swings of all time. Els is a tall man, and he uses the leverage that his height offers to create tremendous power without looking like he is exerting undue effort. To wa

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A Ping i25 Driver Review

August 3, 2014

By Paul Myers In an age of more and more modernization of club design among drivers, Ping has remained a little bit more traditional in terms of the looks of their clubs. That is not to say that they haven’t adapted to many of the new technologies that golfers expect to find, however, there is [&h

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Landon Gentry Long Drive Q&A

August 2, 2014

Age:                                30 Height:                          6’3″ Weight:                         235 Driver Specs: Krank Formula 5 – 3.5* w/ HOF 59 Shaft XXX Sponsors: Krank, House of Forged

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Distance Golf Balls for more yards

August 1, 2014

By Paul Myers There are many considerations to make when you are shopping for the right golf ball for your game. Each golf ball on the market has different strengths and weaknesses, and picking the wrong one can make the game even harder than it is already. If you are able to select the right [&hell

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What’s So Great about Titleist Golf Clubs?

July 30, 2014

By Paul Myers If you are even a casual golfer, you probably have seen and heard about Titleist golf clubs. Some players consider them the ‘gold standard’ for quality and performance, and that is backed up by the number of players on the professional tours who trust Titleist above all other brand

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The Bubba Watson Swing Speed Analysis

July 28, 2014

By Paul Myers It is nothing short of an incredible achievement to win the Masters twice. That is exactly what Bubba Watson has done, taking home two green jackets in a span of just three years. Even with that impressive accomplishment on his resume, the average golf fan still probably associates Bub

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An Analysis Of The Luke Donald Swing

July 26, 2014

By Paul Myers Luke Donald has been one of the most-consistent golfers in the world for many years, and has played on all of the biggest stages in the game. While he is renowned for his wonderful tempo and beautiful control of the golf ball, he has never been known for being one of the […]

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Using a Swing Speed Chart to Approximate Your Distances

July 24, 2014

By Paul Myers Knowing how far you hit the ball is one of the most important skills on the golf course. If you don’t know how far the ball is going to travel when you hit it with each of your clubs, it can be very difficult to create a good game plan and work […]

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A Quick Glossary of Trackman Golf Terminology

July 22, 2014

By Paul Myers You likely have heard of Trackman Golf. This piece of advanced equipment is great for measuring a variety of variables within the swing including club head speed, launch angle, spin rate, and more. While the information that Trackman can offer is highly valuable, it can seem like a for

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