In The SwingBy Clive“Dear Clive,As my downswing accelerates and my hands stay in front of the clubhead, the shaft bends. This will translate into "whip"/increased acceleration, ideally at the moment of impact. Right?So far so good. But, when I hit down and the club face takes a divot, it seems to me that there is a tiny delay. I attribute this delay to the shaft bending again as it encounters the