11 April 2012 Last Updated: 08 July 2013

By Rob Watts

Power is created in the backswing by coiling the upper body against the lower body. This stretch, the difference in rotation between the hips and the shoulders, is called the ‘X’ Factor.
 
A way you can increase yours is by keeping the lower half of the body nice and stable during the backswing, as TG Elite Pro Rob Watts explains in this golf video tip.

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