Inbee Park Golf Swing
South Korean born now California native Inbee Park, the current LPGA number one and top money earner has been considered one of the best women golfers in the world by some since she won the 2008 U.S. Women’s Open at Interlachen Country Club in Edina, Minnesota at just 19 years old, in just her second year as a pro and the youngest woman to ever do so.
The Inbee Park Swing in Slow Motion
Park continued that success into 2009 but by 2011 she was struggling, so she made a decision to hire a new coach, Gi Hyeob Nam, who suggested a complete overhaul of her swing.
The decision has paid off, as her game has continued to improve, capped off by a win just a few weeks ago in the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship, making Park only the second player after Annika Sörenstam to achieve the feat of winning three consecutive Women’s PGA Championships. Oh, and that new swing coach? He’s still her coach but he’s also her husband as well now.
Here’s PGA pro coach Clay Ballard’s take on Inbee’s swing:
And here’s that unorthodox, but effective swing, in action at the 2015 North Texas Shootout, which Park won for the second time in three years in very decisive fashion: