Rory McIlroy and DP World Tour stars demonstrate swing thoughts

Rory McIlroy teamed up some DP World Tour stars to talk us through their swing thoughts. 

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Fri, 21 Jan 2022
Rory McIlroy and DP World Tour stars demonstrate swing thoughts

Have you ever wondered what Rory McIlroy's swing thoughts were? 

In another cool video from the DP World Tour, McIlroy is joined by some of the game's biggest stars - both old and new - at Yas Links. 

The group of players hit tee shots off the 17th hole and walk us through what they are thinking. 

Some of the swing thoughts were interesting and definitely something that could help your game.

Some didn't take it too seriously, though. Henrik Stenson's swing thought? What he's having for dinner. 

Watch the video below

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What were their swing thoughts?

Rory McIlroy

"Keep the club in front of me on the way back, get my left knee out of the way on the way down." 

Collin Morikawa

"How I finish. Finish high or finish low. Execute." 

Colin Montgomorie

"Getting my weight on the left side and finish the back swing."

Tyrrell Hatton


Thomas Bjorn

"Think about hitting it, think about hitting it well."

Rafa Cabrera-Bello

"Thinking not to think about anything."

Adam Scott

"Just move through it" 

Tommy Fleetwood

"This better be the right club Fino."

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Ian Poulter

"Just don't hit it left." 

Guido Migliozzi

"I'm trying to punch my 6-iron."

Viktor Hovland

"Sorry I didn't have any thoughts."

Andy Sullivan

"Don't hit it in the water" 

Bernd Wiesberger

"Commitment over the ball for the shot is key."

Garrick Higgo

"The swing thought is green in regulation"

Henrik Stenson

"I'm having mongolian beef for dinner."

Shane Lowry 

"Don't shank it."

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