When Michelle Wie became the youngest player to qualify for the LPGA at age 12, she turned heads with her ability to drive the ball with startling distance and accuracy. The buzz about “the female Tiger Woods” reached a fever pitch upon her decision to turn pro at the age of 16. Dissecting one of the most envied swings in golf today, John Andrisani demonstrates the five keys to mastering Wie’s power swing: the grip and setup, powering your backswing, creating a “flat spot,” improving tempo, and shifting balance to change the dominant side. With detailed, stepby-step photographs from renowned golf photographer Yasuhiro Tanabe, Andrisani breaks down Wie’s swing into easy-to-follow instructions.
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