Get Golf Fit For 2020, And Play Better

A Healther Body Means More Distance

Take a guess: what is the No. 1 thing 99% of the recreational golfers come to my lesson tee asking for? If you said distance, you’d be correct. Now, certainly a good coach can help you to some degree if there is a mechanical flaw that is causing a power leak. Power leaks are common Read more…

Try This Quick Golf Warm-Up Routine

For Top Performance, Dynamic Stretching Is The Way To Go

It’s a fact: Golfers play better when they put in the time to not only train, but also use a compete warm-up routine. For instance, a typical professional golfer may stretch for 10 to 15 minutes (the top-tier players, even longer) and then practice their putting stance for an additional 15 minutes. They may then Read more…

Golfer’s Elbow: How To Prevent It

Golfer’s Elbow is a widespread condition, and it affects more than golfers. It can affect many types of athletes, and in many ways, it’s similar to the more widely known tennis elbow. The difference is that golfer’s elbow affects the inside of your elbow, not the outside. More specifically, the condition causes pain in the Read more…

Four Steps To a Better Golfing Body

Learn From Cameron Smith’s Physical Approach

With the rise of Cameron Smith to the World’s Top 30, people are starting to pay attention to what makes the young Aussie so good. Although only a small part of the puzzle, as his trainer I would like to share a key ingredient of his physical preparation for building a better golfing body during Read more…

How To Train Like A Tour Player

It’s Crucial To Fit The Plan To The Individual

There’s a lot of speculation about how to train like a tour player, and with tantalizing snippets of gym sessions being shared on social media, it’s tempting to draw large conclusions from small amounts of insight. One thing I can tell you from my time on tour is that there isn’t just one way that Read more…

Sports Science Lab Brings Out The Athlete In Golfers

New York-Based Facility Builds Personalized Fitness Programs

Though the argument should have long since been settled, it rages yet: Are golfers athletes? Of course they are, and that’s why the New York Sports Science Lab is such a valuable, expert resource for so many top-level players — or anyone who seeks them out to help realize their physical and mental potential. We’re Read more…

The Fairway To Golf Fitness

New Program Treats All Golfers As Athletes

There is a cliché used in the golf industry the past few years: “Get fit like the pros.” It generally refers to golf clubs and balls, but we’d like to offer you a different version of being fit … as in golf fitness and nutrition. Professional players have become believers in golf fitness and nutrition Read more…

Golf Yoga Means Great Fitness

Five Poses For A Stronger Core And Injury-Free Back

For over two decades I have been teaching golf yoga to a diverse clientele, ranging from high level professional athletes to octogenarians. Regardless of age and fitness level, the initial visit is often prompted by back pain. At this point in the quest to overcome their suffering the buzz words “work on your core for a Read more…

The Six Spoke System. Spoke 1: The Body

Golf is a sport, and you’ve got to train for it!
The Six Spoke System. Spoke 1: The Body

Editor’s Note: Following is the first of six in-depth instruction pieces in digest form from Top 30 Instructor Tom Patri’s 2005 book, The Six-Spoke Approach to Golf. Tom is one of the most respected teachers and coaches in the game, and we’re honored to add his deep passion and knowledge to the pages of Golf Read more…

The Core Of The Matter

Fitness Is Always An Important Club In Your Bag

It has long been argued whether golf is an athletic endeavor and if golfers should be considered athletes. In 2016 golf will be back in the Olympics … maybe that helps answer that question. So, assuming golfers are athletes, where does fitness fit in? I have three words for you: Core, core, core. It’s all Read more…