New Millennium Golf Science
where golf myths get debunked
"It's not what you don't know that hurts you, it's what you know that just ain't so." -- Mark Twain
"Oh, foolish man, what can you not be made to believe?" -- Adam Weishaupt
The New Millennium Golf Science project seeks to debunk the many myths that plague modern golf instruction.
"Whenever you find you are on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect." -- Mark Twain
The Great Way is not difficult for those who have no preferences. If you wish to see the truth then hold no opinions for or against anything. To set up what you like against what you dislike is the disease of the mind." --Zen Master
"That which we persist in doing becomes easier, not that the task itself has become easier, but that our ability to perform it has improved."
"Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it."
"Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many."
"Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books."
"Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and elders."
"Do not believe in traditions because they have been handed down for many generations."
"But after observation and analysis, when you find that anything agrees with reason and is conducive to the good and benefit of one and all, then accept it and live up to it." --Gauthama, the Buddha
"There is a principle which is proof against all information, which is proof against all arguments, which cannot fail to keep a man in everlasting ignorance; that principle is contempt, prior to investigation." -HERBERT SPENCER
There is something fascinating about science. One gets such wholesome returns of conjecture out of such a trifling investment of fact." -- Mark Twain
Myth: Backspin is Caused by Hitting Down on it