Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/17/14
Sergio Garcia, Kevin Na, Robert Karlsson. Three different personalities, three different golf swings, one common malady. All three suffered from the full-swing yips. They reached a point in their professional careers where they couldn't start the swing. They couldn't pull the trigger. The harder they tried, the worse it got. They were stuck in the address position. No amount of waggling, regripping or looking at the target could set them in motion. The cases of Garcia and Na have been well-documented, but Karlsson's problem, which surfaced this summer, went largely unnoticed. At the Open Championship in July, Karlsson played a practice round early in the week and promptly withdrew from the tournament. "I stood on the first tee," he recalled, "and it took me a minute to get it away. I said to myself, 'I don't want to be here on Thursday.' That's when I made the decision that I had to do something about it." Four months later, his ...
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