PATRICK REED SWING ANALYSIS
Scientific Analysis of Patrick Reed’s Mechanics:
Patrick Reed: From address to release, Reed is optimal.
Photo 1: Back of left hand and clubface point in the same direction.
Photo 2 & 3: All backstrokes are fine as long as you reach the top in your optimum position.
Photo 4: Weight into right hip - Head steady - Left Shoulder 90 degree turn - Right Shoulder 45 degrees turned - Feet flat on the ground.
EXCELLENT POSITION AT THE TOP.
Photo 5: Set into his knees - Hands move back and down - Back remains away from the target.
Photo 6: Legs straighten - Head over right knee - Feet flat on the ground - Back of left hand and clubface in same direction - Body faces the ball.
OPTIMUM IMPACT POSITION
Photo 7: Feet still flat on the ground - Head still over right knee - Forearms fully rotated by 90 degrees after impact - Right and left arm extended.
Photo 8: After arms extension, body and feet can move to any comfortable position.