Breaking down the swing of Jordan Spieth, analysis by golf instructor David Leadbetter.
[Announcer] Jordan Spieth, Masters champion.
Now if we look at Jordan’s backswing, it’s a
pretty classical backswing position from this angle.
He gets the left wrist a little bowed
and the clubface hangs very open,
which means that he’s got a very weak grip,
in other words, his left hand is very weak.
But, great length to his backswing,
beautiful start to his downswing,
lower body leads, we can see upper body follows,
great angle retention, and interesting
how he has a little bit of a bend with his left arm.
In my opinion, that’s just to keep
the clubface square through the ball.
And we can see, there’s not really any wrist hinge
up in to the finish.
So, good full extension, and really the club only
un-hinges, shall we say, or re-hinges
at the very, very finish.
I think Jordan’s trying to hit
a little bit of a face here, had an upper body set
that’s a little open.
Really good angles, the way he stands to the ball,
we can see at the top of the backswing,
definitely a little bow with the wrists.
Clubface hangs great, though, and look at that bounce
into the finish.
It’s a calm swing, it’s a swing
that doesn’t get out of pace, out of rhythm.
And I think this is the thing
that really stands in the good step.
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