It seems self evident that your golf ball will go farther, if your weight shift is toward the target during the downswing, as opposed to moving away from the target. And yet, we all know players that almost always end up falling backwards during the swing, and the result is greater inconsistency and shorter distances.
Forget your hips – it’s your knees that really matter. I’ve been searching for years for the proper sequencing of my hips during the downswing to get a good weight shift and extra distance. I’ve tried moving my hips faster, slower, and even holding them back. Sometimes I block to the right, others times I