Grace and power are two qualities rarely blended well in a golf swing, but that isn't the case for PGA Tour player Luke List, says his instructor, Jamie Mulligan. Though the show of force in other long hitters is obvious, it's much more subtle with List.
When you think of golfers whose swings stood the test of time, players such as Sam Snead and Tom Watson come to mind. But as Sergio Garcia defends his title at the Masters in April, it's becoming increasingly clear that his action should be mentioned among the all-time greats.
The Florida native and former University of Alabama player had some of the best ball-striking stats on tour in 2017, finishing 29th in strokes gained/tee to green and 11th in strokes gained/approach the green. Study his swing frame-by-frame.
Who says fades are weak? Swing like this, and you'll blast it, too: The huge-hitting Floridian won his first PGA Tour title in 2015 and made his first Ryder Cup team last year. Now he's poised for more hardware.
What You Can Learn From Lefty's Short Game: From Mickelson's signature flop shot—one he hit over his own head has 6.3 million views on YouTube—to sand plays that make the ball dance around the cup, Phil's short game is "magical."
Minor changes aimed toward major results: Rickie Fowler is honing in on greatness. When he linked up with coach Butch Harmon, part of their project was to make his swing less flat for consistency. Study his swing frame-by-frame.
What we can learn from Dustin Johnson's booming drives: Only a few tour pros have a shot that can make other tour pros stop what they're doing on the range and have a look. 2016 PGA Tour Player of the Year Dustin Johnson has one. Study his swing frame-by-frame.
A classic swing that produces modern distance: Shane Lowry's swing is fluid and relaxed, but he has a competitive fire bred into him by his father and uncles, who competed on the Offaly Gaelic football team. Study his swing frame-by-frame.