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May 16

Golf swing story book

Short game 2-more from the clock

The perfect grip - sketch by Bill Knowles

It would be an over-simplification to say if you repeat the same rhythm with every club you will make the different lengths the clubs are supposed to make.

Harry Vardon

It may be very difficult to decide the one player who has done the most for swing development; but there can be no doubt that one of the candidates for the greatest contributors has to be Harry Vardon.

The dancing toe of George Archer

From the many high speed photos I have taken of tour players I have noticed that certain definite positions repeat themselves in the more successful players.

Golf swing picture book

Vardon

This month we replace three one minute films with one single three minute long recording of Harry Vardon, separated into sections. Taken from the original cine film, digitalized and reworked you can study the elements of his action with comments from Bernard and Bill accompanying the recording.

Golf swing sketch book

Vardon Start

The lag, or delayed response of the club head to the start of the Vardon swing is proof of the lightness of his grip; equally idiosyncratic is the bent left arm on the completed backswing.

Vardon center.

Golf sketch analysis by Bill Knowles -

It is not possible to hold a better center than Vardon managed, his body could have had a pole staked through the torso middle.

Vardon spiral.

Golf sketch analysis by Bill Knowles - Spieth

An essential for the natural swing to maintain its continuity through the ball and beyond is the spiral produced when the body winds upwards, the “maypole finish” as Bernard Cooke called it.

Golf swing articles by Bill Knowles

Harry Vardon-father of the modern swing

It may be very difficult to decide the one player who has done the most for swing development; but there can be no doubt that one of the candidates for the greatest contributors has to be Harry Vardon.

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