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Probably best described as "Timeless". I believe Tom suffered an injury in the time between the end of his PGA tour career and his Senior Tour Career which altered his swing somewhat.
Purtzer averaged 279.6 yards in 1990 as the PGA TOUR's driving distance leader. Last year, he averaged 295.5 yards, and hasn't gone below 294.8 (2004) as the Champions Tour statistical leader. This year he is averaging 304.5 yards.
Purtzer's 4 key tips:
1. Get fitted for the right equipment. Take advantage of the available technology to find out what equipment -- shaft, clubhead loft, ball -- will be of greatest benefit.
Purtzer: "The modern high-tech equipment only helps if it fits you properly. If it doesn't fit you, it's worse than using what you're using now."
2. Keep stretching. Hitting a golf ball a long way is more about flexibility than strength.
Purtzer: "To me the most important thing is to be able to stay flexible enough to make a body turn -- shoulders, hip. That's the key."
3. Don't fall victim to equipment misconceptions. Stiffer shafts and stronger lofts don't necessarily translate into more distance.
Purtzer: "My way of thinking is old school. The older you get, you want to soften up the shaft to give yourself a little more kick to get the ball to fly, to keep the ball in the air."
4. A trusty driver is a friend forever.
Purtzer: "If it works, why would you change? My driver is three generations old. There have been three upgrades since mine."
The shaft in Purtzer's driver is at least 12 years old. Moral of the story: It's hard to say good-bye to a loyal friend who has been good to you for a long time.
Gregg changed all the perceptions I had about the Golf Swing
It doesn't get any simpler, it seems like he has no wasted motion