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What's the secret to making a golf swing look effortless? Whether you're 30 or 70, a single-digit or a beginner, Fred Couples' advice will help everyone.

If I can tell you a couple of key points,
is, for me, I make sure that I make
a full shoulder turn.
I think every good player, every good
amateur wants to do that.
And once I get the shoulder turn back,
I don't think about the change
in direction, it just happens.
But once I start coming, my hips will come this way,
but my club does not follow my hips.
Therefore, getting no power.
So what I try and do is get the club up here,
I clear my hips but I release the club going down the line.
But when I say release, I don't hold on this way,
otherwise you're gonna hit it a mile to the right.
So if you can learn to clear your hips
a little bit, and let the club go down the line
and release it towards the ball.
Not back here, where you're doing this.
So, there's a point where I think about,
once I make contact, then I feel
like I'm releasing the club.
So it'll be, what I call, past the ball.
So, once again for me, I get the club back,
and once I come down here, I'm clearing.
And my point of release is actually
at the ball, not back here.
You're holding your angle.
Once I get here, I go at it with pretty much,
it doesn't look like it, but I go
at it with everything I have.

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Rob Parker says:

Every swing is the same!

Johnny Parker says:

Not many tips on releasing the club. I know what he's talking about. Thanks Mr Couples

Nescafe Shorts says:

…I feel pressure on my right forefinger(right-handed golfers)when I start to release the clubhead.   Almost feels like I'm decelerating on the downswing.  When I think about it…it seems like there are two directions in the downswing…down & across.  My club is dropping down to the point where I decide to start releasing and then I release that right hand through and "that's when I can feel pressure on my forefinger".

Stephen Kennedy says:

Could be hit at least one ball?

Dave butler says:

That’s exactly what i do why isn’t the ball going 320 (more like 220)

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