What Does Ernie Els Say About the Swing?

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Paul Wilson

Paul Wilson is the creator of Swing Machine Golf and founder of Ignition Golf. Paul's golf swing technique is based on the Iron Byron swing machine. YouTube Channels: Paul Wilson Golf and Ignition Golf Tips. Please Join me on Google+

6 Responses to “What Does Ernie Els Say About the Swing?”

  1. August 20, 2012

    mikeplummer

    Hi Paul,
    I have noticed something in my practice swings and an courious about your thoughts. First turning my arms off has been one of the toughest things for me, and I have not perfected it yet. However when I have really turned them off and just my body rotation turn them I find I have a slight bend in the left arm as you do. When my left arm is straight it seems as if I have activated the arms muscles and everything is too tight. Your thoughts?
    Thanks, Mike

    • Paul Wilson

      August 22, 2012

      Paul Wilson

      This is why you want to keep a bend in the arm as did Jack Nicklaus, Faldo, Couples etc. I don’t know why everyone feels they have to keep this arm straight. I say it should be extended but not locked. It does need to be straight at and past impact.

  2. August 20, 2012

    JuliaGorman

    After watching Ernie win The Open I found a slo-mo video of him on youtube – what did I see but pure Paul Wilson – he does exactly what you teach! Thanks for all the advice – it is really useful and doable – and yes the game is improving slowly. All the best Julia

    • Paul Wilson

      August 22, 2012

      Paul Wilson

      Thanks Julia. Yes, Ernie is a great model. Feel the body doing the work not the hands and arms. Glad you are improving.

  3. August 24, 2012

    WadeThames

    Hi Paul,
    I think Ernie Els is a great example but are there any other modern day or yesterday pros that are good examples of your method?

    Thanks!

    • Paul Wilson

      August 25, 2012

      Paul Wilson

      Wade,

      Louis Oosthuizen would be an even more perfect example. I also like Rory (slower though) and Tiger in 2001-2003.

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