News & ToursMay 15, 2009

Don't blame Hank Haney...

...for Charles Barkley's failures. Barkley, who played in the pro-am at the Regions Charity Classic yesterday, showed that he still has not shed the horrifying hitch in his swing. Here is video, from the Birmingham News:

Charles Barkley brings his new swing to the Regions

Instructor Hank Haney, under fire for Tiger Woods' erratic play in recent weeks, has been attempting to fix Barkley's swing as part of a Golf Channel show, "The Haney Project," but the fact that he apparently has failed surely has less to do with Haney's instruction than the fact that Barkley's swing just might be irreparable. Barkley even hit a man in the back of the neck with an errant shot on Thursday, according to the Birmingham News.

UPDATE: To correct the name of the Golf Channel show.

-- John Strege

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