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No, I am not the president of the Jeff Maggert Club but I keep this photo my desktop when I want to think about what extension should look like. Thoughts?

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That said, Maggert seems like a decent enough guy.


This photo gets me thinking about cause and effect and how few people get into a position that's anywhere close to this.


If Maggert simply more athletic? Maybe, but I'm thinking not. Looks like a fairly average guy to me.


It's one thing looking at Rory or DJ and realizing they can do things few golfers will ever be able to do. But, I've gotta believe that what Maggert's doing here, really staying back after impact, lower body open and feet pretty dang quiet is doable by mere mortals. The right shoulders of most guys I see would have moved about 300% of what Maggert's has from the top of his backswing.


Anyway, maybe some of you who are wiser than me can chime in.







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That said, Maggert seems like a decent enough guy.   This photo gets me thinking about cause and effect and how few people get into a position that's anywhere close to this.   If M

Loved his swing, very compact, neat and tidy, elegant 

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Not sure about that specific position, but I could watch that guy swing all day long.  Always thought he had a nice smooth and rhythmic swing.  I'd watch him swing and surprised how much distance with what looked almost effortless energy.  (I know now that wasn't the case, but at the time it sure looked like it!)   Then again been a fan ever since he signed a ball for me at a practice round at Memorial in early '00's.

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14 hours ago, NotThatGuyorAmI? said:

What exactly is this “extension” of which you speak?  What part or parts of the body and/or the club is being extended towards what?


Perhaps the picture attracts you for less obvious reasons.  Look closely.


Particularly, his right arm is extended toward the target while his body and center of mass stay relatively reward.

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13 hours ago, greens hit said:

What about him tells you that he's not athletic? 


I wrote, more athletic, as in Maggert appearing to be no more athletic than an average guy roughly his size and weight. 


That said, a measure of athleticism is the ability to do something athletic, like hit a golf ball. But, I was mostly differentiating Maggert (as I did in my OP) from guys like DJ and Rory who have raw athletic abilities, as evidenced by a bunch of their swing aspects, that few of us can aspire to.


For me, Maggert presents a more realistic model, especially owing to his age.

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I remember when Maggert redid his swing. It was the real transition to today’s pro swings. But I’ve always felt like the guy was trying very hard to keep such a short backswing. Especially when you see players like Rahm and Finau these days. I don’t know how to express it but it’s a different kind of shortness. 

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