Ben Hogan made hitting a golf ball look easy, and the results spoke for themselves. But Hogan’s “swing system” is complex; the variables and connections are never-ending. Here Ted Hunt presents a selection of simple but valuable tips, based on the legendary golfer’s secret to a competitive golf swing.
The book is intended for the recreational golfer, not the tournament player who has unlimited time to practice. It distills Hogan’s observations concerning the vital components of a golf swing—one at a time—and presents them as simply as possible. Each tip is illustrated with a series of photographs, which clearly show the proper grip, stance, backswing, and follow-through. The author addresses these important golfing concepts:
What powers the takeaway?
When and how do the wrists hinge?
What is your first move down from the top of the backswing?
What is the action of the back knee?
When does the lead knee straighten?
How do you connect the arms to the torso?
How do you maximize power through proper timing in the contact zone?
What are the two benefits of “hovering” the putter and the driver?
How can fifteen minutes a day at your home significantly improve 55 percent of your game?
In Ben Hogan’s Tips for Weekend Golfers, Ted Hunt makes the intricate Hogan system accessible and presents it in a way that “the Hawk” himself might have if he were instructing a club member out on the course.