[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UwOy-V8dB1U[/youtube]She’s already an amazing singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, dancer, and philanthropist who’s been performing since the early 1990s. Now you can add golfer to Shakira’s remarkable list of attributes with the release of a new video taken on the driving range and golf course in Mexico from her current tour.
Shakira’s always been an exceptional athlete, so it’s no wonder her golf swing shows great promise. Shakira’s setup and takeaway from the golf ball are solid, showcasing her flexibility with a significant shoulder turn. She begins her downswing with a fluid movement of the hips – naturally! Her position at impact is a bit loose, but could be easily adjusted.
It’s certainly obvious that her experience as a dancer pays of greatly in her golf swing as demonstrates terrific balance on the follow through. Shakira finishes the golf swing with a nice tall position, once again showcasing her flexibility and balance. Could the LPGA Tour be on the horizon for this amazing woman?
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