Swing Analysis: Adam Scott

Adam Scott's swing, analyzed by Claude Harmon.

Released on 7/15/2015

Credits

Starring: Adam Scott

Transcript

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Well, for me
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if I could design a golf swing
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this is what it would look like.
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I think Adam Scott has the best golf swing in the world,
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on any tour.
00:10
To me he has the modern, athletic golf swing,
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so he uses his legs as support better than,
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really any player that I've ever seen
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other than Tiger Woods.
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He makes a beautiful shoulder turn,
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the upper body coils around a very stable lower body.
00:27
The thing I love most about Adam's golf swing is
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he uses the ground for not only support
00:33
but for power and speed.
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He does a fantastic job of keeping his arms and hands
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nice as wide away from the top of his head.
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So when you look at Adam Scott's golf swing
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one of the things that Adam does fantastic
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is he keeps the golf club very much in front of him
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on the take away.
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Adam loves to hit drawls.
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The club head stays very much in front of his hands,
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very much in front of his body
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and as he turns the golf club back,
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his body is turning with the golf club
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as opposed to his hands and arms working independently
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away from his body on his backswing.
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If you could copy one thing,
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it's the way that he takes the golf club away
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off of the ball.
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There's no wasted motion.
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The upper body turns around the lower body
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and at waist high the golf club is stayed
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in front of his hands,
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in front of his legs
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and he's turning his upper body
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around a very stable lower body.
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