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Brooks Koepka 2019 PGA Champion

The PGA Championship is always a special major for me. As a member of the PGA of America this is our opportunity to showcase our association and the great people that run the PGA. Typically the PGA Championship is played as the fourth and final major of the year but has been moved up in the season to accommodate the PGA Tour schedule. When the final putt of the tournament was hit it was Brooks Koepka once again that showed his major dominance. He has now won the last two PGA Championships in addition to the last two US Opens. Brooks doesn’t look to be slowing down even after a “rough” final round back 9. In the end he was able to outlast Dustin Johnson and win by 2 shots. Bethpage Black showed its true character in more ways than one. Through-out the week there was a lot of talk about the course, the fans, the concessions, and the 2024 Ryder Cup but the golf course did not disappoint. Brooks Koepka is on top of the golf world and no one is even close to catching him when it comes to t…

Sung Kang Swing Analysis

This past week the PGA Tour was at the AT&T Byron Nelson Championship at Trinity Forest Golf Club in Dallas, Texas. The field had some pretty big names in it including former NFL quarterback Tony Romo. Romo has some serious golf game but it didn’t show this past week. Brooks Koepka was the heavy favorite heading into the week. In the end Sung Kang put together a stretch of holes that included 3 birdies in a row on 14, 15 and 16 in the final round to finish with a final round 67 (-4) and win by 2. Kang missed the cut in his past two events but he does have a few top 10’s to add to his resume this season. I think Sung Kang has a bright future on the PGA Tour. He is aggressive and his go for it swing tells you that he will give himself as many opportunities to score as he can. Congratulations to Sung Kang on the his first PGA Tour victory!
The Stats That Count When looking at Kang’s stats for the week there were a few that stood out to me. The first stat is he did not make any double b…

Tiger Woods Swing Analysis

Wow, I hope you all enjoyed the Masters as much as I did. It felt as if there were 10 people that could win at one point. But in the end it was the man in red. I am a huge Tiger fan so it was such an amazing sight to see his emotions after the final tap in. Whether you love him or hate him he drives the game forward in a positive way. Congratulations Tiger!
The Winning Swing
Tiger has been known to be a consistent tweaker of his swing. He has had numerous instructors over the years with different teaching styles and swing philosophies. As of right now he claims to be going about working on his swing alone.  Regardless, Tiger had some of the best ball striking of his career this past week and he showed it can handle the pressure again. Here is my take on his swing and why he is playing some solid golf.