Older golfers can learn from the ladies on the LPGA Tour

Older golfers can learn a lot from the smooth hitting of young golfers such as Lydia Ko
Older golfers can learn a lot from the smooth hitting of young golfers such as Lydia Ko

HOW can a not so tall teenager like Lydia Ko hit the ball so far? …. tour veteran Johnny Miller reckons women golfers have to do a lot of things “better than the men” to make up for a comparative lack of strength.

In this video Miller discusses the LPGA Tour and the swing techniques lady golfers use to improve their games … things like using extra width, gaining power with the “pause”, lifting up through impact and keeping the arms straight for longer after impact.

It is often suggested older male golfers beginning to lose some strength and flexibility should look to the ladies for continued inspiration … rather than attempting to continue to rely on brute force.

Johnny Miller Video: What You Can Learn From the LPGA

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Brian is an award winning golf writer and is the founder and editor of Australian Senior Golfer. He is a former Sydney journalist who had little interest in golf till he hit his first ball at the age of 49 (and a half). Since then golf has just about overtaken his life. Brian founded ASG in April 2008 and has since covered every Australian Open, Presidents Cups, World Cups and numerous other big men’s and women’s tournaments, spending days inside the ropes with the likes of Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth, Tom Watson, Fred Couples, Greg Norman, Adam Scott, Jason Day, Karrie Webb, and many others. He has also played in, and reported on, numerous amateur tournaments, particularly senior and veteran events, around the country. Brian is a member of the Australian Golf Media Association and won the award for Best News Report for 2016 - 2017

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