Swing Analysis: Patrick Reed

Patrick Reed's swing, analyzed by David Leadbetter.

Released on 5/18/2015

Transcript

00:00
Patrick Reed, one of the new breed.
00:02
Great young player, really good ball-striker.
00:05
Has an interesting foot action, I'll tell you,
00:07
but everything else is really very orthodox.
00:10
Great setup, good windup we can see, good extension.
00:15
Nothing really, no wasted motion.
00:18
Look at his right foot, still flat on the ground.
00:21
Left foot twisting out of the way.
00:22
In my opinion, if his right foot did roll over slightly,
00:25
his left foot wouldn't have to twist back
00:27
but he gets through to the finish.
00:29
Look at it, he's now up on his right toe.
00:30
Little bit late, but very interesting foot action there,
00:33
where he keeps his right foot flat on the ground.
00:36
Looking down the line of Patrick,
00:37
he sets up very nicely to the ball.
00:40
Very simple looking backswing,
00:42
I really like his backswing.
00:44
Gets to the top.
00:45
No frills, nothing, no wasted motion.
00:48
Starts down, great release there.
00:50
Very much like a B.J. or a Freddy Couples.
00:54
We can see how his right hand actually comes off the club
00:57
through and back as his right hand rolls over.
01:01
Overall an excellent golf swing.
01:02
Maybe a little change with the foot action might help,
01:04
certainly as the years go on.
01:06
Ease the pressure maybe on his back
01:08
and certainly his ankles.
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