Can Swing Changes Really Lower Your Scores?


339 June 26, 2012: Jim Waldron of the Balance Point Golf Schools is not only recognized as a top instructor, but he’s also a student of the swing throughout the history of the game. During the 2012 season he kept a very close watch on the effect of Tiger’s swing changes. Basically, there are 4 types of swings that have won on the Tour. Jim breaks down each, what they entail, and who has had success with using those swing styles. You have to decide which style is best for you, then find a teacher who understands why it will improve your game. 

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