Lydia Ko, the world’s top-ranked female player, recently announced she’ll be parting ways with swing coach David Leadbetter. While not the longest hitter in the women’s game, she did get just about everything she could from her diminutive frame. A model for Leadbetter’s A-Swing approach, Ko lifts the club virtually straight up on the backswing and then drops it to the inside on the downswing to create extra speed and distance. That, combined with the incredible amount of separation she gets between her hips and shoulders at impact, is why she hits it closer to 250 than 230. Check out the photo gallery and GCA lead coach <a href="http://golfchannelacademy.com/jason-birnbaum/" target="_blank">Jason Birnbaum</a>’s analysis to learn more.