You don’t win two U.S. Open titles and become a member of golf’s Big 5 without a dependable swing. And South Africa’s Retief Goosen has honed one of the game’s best.
Standing six feet tall and weighing about 175 pounds, size is not the reason why Goosen booms drives to an average of 295 yards. It’s technique. Take a look at the simple, repeatable moves that Goosen has developed through years of practice.
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The Stat Sheet
• Born: February 3, 1969
• Height: 6-0
• Weight: 175
• Birth Place: Pietersburg, South Africa
• Residence: Pietersburg, South Africa, South Ascot, England and Orlando, Fla.
• Career PGA Tour Wins: 6
• Career International Wins: 20
• Amazing Stat: Fourth rookie in PGA Tour history to earn more than $1 million in first season…In 2002, won on three different Tours and three different continents — PGA Tour, European Tour and Southern Africa Tour.