Swing Analysis: Sergio Garcia

Sergio Garcia's swing, analyzed by David Leadbetter.

Released on 5/18/2015

Transcript

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[Presenter] Sergio Garcia, one of the world's
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premier ball strikers for many a year.
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He's a tremendous driver of the balls,
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a very solid iron player.
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Big, big wind up, big coil, big turn.
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We can see the setting happens at the top.
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Club face a little shut at this point.
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As he drops the club back in,
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watch how high he is now
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and he gets flatter coming down.
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Now look at this, look at this angle,
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look at the angle he's creating
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between the wrist and the shot.
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Tremendous lag here.
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Look how those hands are leading the club.
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Amazing, so it just hangs back on it
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with his upper body and then whack, release.
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From this view with Sergio,
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interesting how he sorta sits down a little bit,
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has a little curve at the base of his back.
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High hand, now here's the stretch,
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big, wide one piece move there.
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There's the look laid off at the top there.
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Now watch how it really lays off coming down.
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Look at that angle coming into it.
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So you can see it's certainly, drops it down.
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Sometimes gets a little bit under the play,
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then look at his high follow through.
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Interesting enough, not many people talk about that,
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but many times if you're flat on the backswing,
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that'll be upright on the finish,
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which is exactly where Sergio is.
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