Swing Analysis: Dustin Johnson

Dustin Johnson's swing, analyzed by Claude Harmon.

Released on 7/15/2015

Credits

Starring: Dustin Johnson

Transcript

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[Narrator] Dustin Johnson is one of the best athletes
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on the PGA Tour.
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And he has a golf swing to match that.
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He has huge arms and legs at six foot four,
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and he uses these long levers for power.
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So what we're going to see here is
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even though Dustin takes the golf club
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and gets it very very shut at the top of his backswing,
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it's a golf swing that produces tremendous power
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and, believe it or not, tremendous control.
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Where Dustin gets into trouble is if he starts to slow down
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as he comes into the impact zone.
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So when you see the left wrist very very bowed
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from that position.
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Which you can play from that position as long
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as you go ahead and continue to turn your body
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and rotate towards the target.
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So on the downswing, the body rotates
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and Dustin applies the power.
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Dustin has an athletic setup, which allows his upper body
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to turn around a very stable lower body
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and create tremendous power.
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One of the things to try and copy
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is the extension through impact.
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