Mastering the Iconic Ben Hogan Swing

Hey, Rukket Nation! Henry Fall here, representing the Milo Lines Golf Academy, coming at you from Phoenix, Arizona. Today, I've got some game-changing golf swing tips inspired by none other than the legendary Ben Hogan himself.

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Throughout his illustrious career, Hogan often spoke about the importance of getting that right arm in front during the swing. He recognized that many golfers struggle with their right arm getting stuck or left behind, leading to limited mobility and compromised shots.

The Importance of Right Arm Positioning

So, how can we emulate Hogan's “magic elbow” and unleash the full potential of our golf swings? It all starts with a simple adjustment in your setup. First, you should focus on positioning your right elbow towards your right hip socket, with your palm open as if you're ready to deliver a powerful slap.

This setup position primes your right arm to move more freely with your body throughout the swing, ensuring that it stays in front rather than lagging behind. By maintaining this connection and synchronization between your arm and body, you'll unlock a smoother, more powerful swing reminiscent of Hogan's iconic style.

Practical Drill: One-Arm Golf Swing

But let's take it a step further with a practical drill to reinforce this feeling. Grab your club and take your left arm, placing the back of your left hand or glove under your right tricep. This drill, known as the one-arm golf swing, allows you to focus exclusively on the movement of your trail arm, ensuring that it stays in sync with your body throughout the swing.

While you may not want to hit full shots with just your right arm, incorporating some small, controlled one-arm swings can help you develop the sensation of keeping that right arm in front, just like Ben Hogan did. With practice, you'll be able to replicate Hogan's ability to cover the ball and achieve that signature low cut shot he was famous for.

So, Rukket Nation, it's time to channel your inner Ben Hogan swing and master the art of the right arm feel. Give these golf swing tips a try during your next practice session, and watch as your swing reaches new heights of power and precision.

Check out other golf swing tips from the Milo Lines Golf Academy here

 

Henry Fall is a Golf Coach with Milo Lines Golf, LPGA Tour Caddie to Dana Finkelstein, content creator, and Rukket Golf ambassador. You can check out their online academy at milolinesgolf.com or on his instagram, @henryfallgolf

Milo Lines is a PGA Professional Coach and the founder of Milo Lines Golf milolinesgolf.com. You can find Milo at Superstition Mountain Golf & Country Club located in Gold Canyon just outside Phoenix, AZ

 

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