American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The initial part of a stroke, in which one moves a racket or club, for instance, to the position from which forward motion begins.
- back + swing (Wiktionary)
“He closed with a par, getting a break when given relief on his second shot because his backswing was affected by a tree stake.”
“Duffers like me know you can't ground your club in a hazard, but knowing that brushing a reed on your backswing is a penalty, with no effect on the outcome of the swing, is to have a sturdy grip on the Rules of Golf.”
“When slicing the golf ball, it is likely that you will experience trouble with the initial stages of the backswing, which is you are leaving the correct plane early.”
“When the clubface was open—a foundation of the Haney swing is the fanning of the club on the backswing, meaning tremendous forearm rotation was needed on the way back to the ball—the result was the right-to-right ball fight that had come to plague Woods and was painfully evident in the final round at The Players.”
“Tebow said eliminating the loop or "backswing" in his motion only took a matter of weeks and now he's adjusting his footwork for the three -, five - and seven-stop drops he'll be making in the NFL.”
“Among his big revelations, he says, is that there is no such thing as a "backswing" in golf.”
“Talking trash during an opponent's backswing would be as accepted as talking trash in basketball.”
“Instead, a large hand catches my forearm mid-backswing.”
“He is a national treasure now or he will be until the first camera goes off in his backswing.”
“People that struggle with putting, especially outside 12 feet, often take the same backswing every time but then surge forward faster for longer putts," he says.”
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