Phil blackmar and chris dimarco break down lydia kos driver swing and explain why she practices with a wiffle ball. In this video, ill show you how lydia ko has a perfect balance of power and control in her golf swing. A pxg representative will be in contact with you soon. Phil blackmar and chris dimarco break down lydia ko s driver swing and explain why she practices with a wiffle ball. Driver faceon view from the 7th tee par 5 of 545 yards evian championship 2018 at evian resort golf club, evianlesbains, france. As a bubbly teen she lofted golf trophies so often you feared for her biceps. Why do some golf pros swings look so slow and easy. This is a swing that is incredible and we will be watching lydia for years to come. The thing that perplexes me about lydia ko is that she continues to tweak this golf swing, says former pga tour pro charlie rymer, now a golf channel analyst. A rookie 2014 she has already amassed over two and a half million dollars in prize money, with six career victories, truly an outstanding talent, with some slightly idiosyncratic things happening within her swing. What is behind the decline and fall of former world. And a revamped physique has added some power to her swing. Legendary golf instructor david leadbetter said lydia ko s parents need to let her find her own way if the 22yearold golf star is going to regain her form. Golf swing hd features a big selection of your favorite professional golfers from.
Lydia ko makes changes to take ownership of swing golf. Mar 31, 2016 lydia ko driver golf swing practice footage from the 2015 cme group tour championship tournament at tiburon golf club in naples florida. Mar 06, 2017 nice clubs but she could probably win and dominate with a boxed set from the local sporting goods store. It is understandable that leadbetter believes his theory works, and at the moment he dominates womens golf and hes influenced the entire golf. Aug 04, 2016 lydia ko s favorite drill will fix your swing. Lydia ko has issues, declared golf digest in a chat with excoach david leadbetter, who expressed concern for lydia then painted her parents as controlling and criticized them as naive. If youre looking for a driver swing you can rely on, let me show you how i hit. If you have been lacking power and control in your golf swing, then you must check out these key moves that lydia does so. David leadbetter, second from left, was lydia ko s swing coach for the first three years of her professional career.
An aunt who loved golf gave ko a 7iron at age 5, and after she went to a. Swing man golf helps you increase your average golf swing speed. Two months after turning pro, lydia won her first lpga tour event. Jul 20, 2014 i would love to be lydia ko for one round. Lydia ko s former coach david leadbetter reveals how their relationship disintegrated. Michelle wie vs lydia ko synced driver golf swing reg.
Lydia ko s swing clearly isnt broken, but shes determined to fix it anyway. Dont worry, it doesnt require any fancy contraptions, or a worldclass coach to talk you through it you can do this drill on your own. When its crunch time, this is the tee ball that lydia ko relies on. Ko, ji share lead entering final round of diamond resorts invitational. Lydia ko is the youngest person in the history of golf to winner a major championship. Lydia ko s birthday fail, a pga tour idea flops, and a tearful look back the 10year anniversary of anthony kims legend being born. Defending marathon classic champion lydia ko putting in work with her pxg 0811x driver is this weeks slow motion monday. What went wrong for lydia ko at the end of 2016and can it be fixed. Lydia ko s former swing coach david leadbetter recently took to radio to offer his opinions on why ko is struggling. Nov 21, 2016 what went wrong for lydia ko at the end of 2016and can it be fixed. Lydia ko shes only 16, but lydia ko can dish on diet, dogs, bungee jumping, fighting golf s temptations, and why she hopes to become a random angel by. The worlds number one womens golfer is in adelaide this week for the 2016 isps handa womens australian open, so we thought it was an opportune time to check out the 18yearolds golf swing. Michael breed, host of the golf fix, shows what 17yearold lydia ko does so well and how you can swing like the latest lpga champion.
In this video, ill highlight 3 features of her swing that makes her a great ball striker round after round. The article was otherwise balanced, but theyre hardly alone in talking about lydia in tones more commonly used around midcareer pros nearing their apogees, not girls who cant yet order a drink. Lydia ko had this type of swing as a teenager as well and is slowly being changed to the stall and fliproll swing like an average woman pro. Lydia ko driver swing analysis, wiffle ball bat drill golf. Lydia ko golf swing analysis 5 moves that make her great. May 07, 2019 if youre looking for a driver swing you can rely on, let me show you how i hit this shot. Kiwi lydia ko has parted ways with ted oh, who has joined the list of discarded swing coaches. Lydia ko opens up about end of year changes lpga ladies. Lydia kos favorite drill will fix your swing golf digest. Lydia ko is a 15time winner on the lpga tour and the 2015 lpga player of the year. Lydia ko is currently ranked number one in the ladies game. Defending marathon classic champion lydia ko putting in work with her pxg 0811x driver is this weeks. If youre looking for a driver swing you can rely on, let me show you how i hit this shot. Lydia ko slow motion swing defending marathon classic champion lydia ko putting in work with her pxg 0811x driver is this weeks slow motion monday.
Is david leadbetter improving lydia kos swing or ruining. Lydia ko golf swing slow motion from different angles. The putter photo pictured above for witb for lydia ko is not the odyssey tank cruiser v line which is more of a big black mallet type putter with a. Lydia ko driver swing analysis, wiffle ball bat drill golf channel skip to. Nov 18, 2015 both swing their drivers at less than 100 miles an hour 96 mph in kos case, according to her teacher, david leadbetter, which produces a driving distance average of 250. Bernard sheridan breaks down the swing of lydia ko canadian womens open winner 201220. Respected golf correspondent randall mell had spoken to ko, he said on twitter on wednesday. One advantage to setting the club more upright on the backswing is that it feels much lighter in the hands, resulting in. Apr 28, 2014 michael breed, host of the golf fix, shows what 17yearold lydia ko does so well and how you can swing like the latest lpga champion. When i first saw her golf swing, i really thought it was very close to perfection. Lydia ko golf swing practice footage before her win at the 2014 cme group tour championship tournament at tiburon golf club in naples florida. In this video, ill show you how lydia ko rotates her body and minimizes head movement in the swing, allowing her to be a more consistent ball striker week in and week out.
Karen stupples breaks down the changes in lydia ko s swing over the past six years and three different coaches. There to witness was her latest swing coach, ted oh, who felt as much relief as the victor herself. Youll find out exactly what makes lydias swing so awesome. I think shes once again been spending way too much time working on her full swing, and neglecting her short game, primarily her wedges. For the third time since 2016, lydia ko is without a swing coach. Lydia ko driver golf swing practice footage from the 2015 cme group tour championship tournament at tiburon golf club in naples florida. Jun 2, 2019 lydia ko is a koreanborn new zealand professional golfer who became the no.
Images from a swing sequence breakdown for lydia ko. Both ernie els and lydia ko have with both of their driver swing speeds being 9% slower than the fastest on their respective tours but still around 10% faster than the slowest swing speeds. New zealand golfer lydia kos sad decline since reaching. Pxg pros react the performance of new pxg 0811 gen2 driver pt. Overview lpga ladies professional golf association. Wish pxg had a make a wish program so a commoner could acquire what appears to be some unbelievable clubs.
Sep 09, 20 bernard sheridan breaks down the swing of lydia ko canadian womens open winner 201220. Youll find out exactly what makes lydia s swing so awesome. Ko s former swing coach said in a recent radio interview that not only does ko need. In this video, lydia ko golf swing analysis 5 moves that make her great. It was adapted to lydia in order to make her swing more efficient. Thank you for your interest in pxg, the worlds finest golf clubs. At only 17, she is the youngest player of either gender to hold that accolade. Golf digest may earn a portion of sales from products. Most of the time when we talk about pro golf swings, we like to talk about the things that make them unique.
Lydia ko has split from another swing coach, respected us. I agree with davep that her proximity to the hole is the likely culprit. Dec 08, 2016 despite a fourwin season in 2016, lydia ko had seen her driving distance and accuracy fall during the season, which might explain why she decided to split with david leadbetter. Lydia ko shes only 16, but lydia ko can dish on diet, dogs, bungee jumping, fighting golfs temptations, and why she hopes to become a random angel by. Lydia ko has won just once in the last three years, and david leadbetter has a lot to say about her struggles. Lydia ko highlights round 1 2019 isps handa womens australian open. She started playing golf at the age of five and began her professional career in 20 at the age of 16. Karen stupples breaks down the changes in lydia kos swing over the past six years and three different coaches. Ko explains the splithand drill, and how itll cure your swing flaws. How to swing like lydia ko golf fix tips golf channel. Lydia ko makes changes to take ownership of swing golf channel skip to main content. Kos swing lydia ko, the worlds topranked female player, recently announced shell be parting ways with swing coach david leadbetter. Defending marathon classic champion lydia ko putting in work with her pxg 0811x driver is this weeks slow.
Lydia ko mnzm born 24 april 1997 is a koreanborn new zealand professional golfer who became the no. Not to mention, shes a girl, a fox sports columnist added in june, commenting on leadbetters interview. Lydia ko, this past week, won for the first time in nearly two years. Lydia ko golf swing driver faceon view, evian championship. The slump is only getting worse for new zealand golfer lydia ko.
Lydia kos birthday fail, a pga tour idea flops, and a tearful look back the 10year anniversary of anthony kims legend being born. Ill also show you how she stabilizes the lower body throughout the entire swing and outline a great drill to show you how to control the club face in the hitting area. The world number one came under fire last week following her decision to split from instructors david leadbetter and sean hogan. Ko told on tuesday that her and ted oh, with whom shed been working with since the beginning of 2018, had mutually.424 957 881 968 1498 476 1311 1398 351 190 310 60 277 728 1085 186 221 850 927 1228 594 1037 477 122 848 600 1088 933 1018 674 989 776 20 691 637