Sit Up Straight! It Will Help Your Game
What does it take to reproduce the perfect golf swing? Precise coordination of muscle contraction and relaxation, muscle balance and body awareness are all required to recreate a good swing. A prerequisite to these necessary components is good posture.
Good posture is a state of musculoskeletal balance that allows the body to move efficiently in a stress free range of motion. Faulty posture sets the body into a state of neuromuscular imbalance where flexibility and range of motion are limited (loss of power), neuromuscular pathways are disrupted (loss of control and consistency) and detrimental forces are placed on the spine and joints (increased chance of injury).
The cause of poor posture and muscle imbalance is a persistent use of certain muscles with inadequate activation or exercise of their opposing and / or supporting muscles.
Common muscle imbalances negatively affecting the golfer:
Throughout life we are constantly exposed to situations that place us in poor postural patterns. We grew up sitting in school hunched over a desk for most of our young lives. We finish school and begin our careers. Many of us now find ourselves sitting in poorly designed chairs hunched in front of a computer. Those of us who spend excessive time in our cars are often conditioned toward a slumped over lazy posture.
Lower Body Implications
Commonly poor posture leads to a forward tilt of the pelvis, usually from tight hip flexors. This causes the abdominal wall to lengthen and weaken. As a result of the forward pelvic tilt, there is an excess curvature of the lumbar spine (lordosis) causing the spinal extensors to chronically shorten and weaken. Another detrimental effect of this forward tilt is a weakening of the gluteals. The glutes play a major role in hip extension and stabilization of the pelvis and lumbar spine. Without optimal strength and flexibility through the low back and hips it is impossible to get full rotation through the golf swing. To make up for less then optimal hip strength and flexibility many golfers subconsciously tend to over-swing. This over-swinging combined with tight muscles increase the chance of injury not only in the low back, but also the wrists, elbows, and shoulders.
Upper Body Implications
In the upper body poor posture usually presents with rounded shoulders and a forward head. This chronically shortens the pectorals, neck extensors, upper trapezius, and shoulder internal rotators. This leads to a weakness in the upper back, neck flexors, and shoulder external rotators. This causes a constant strain on the ligaments of the shoulder and neck leading to dysfunction and increased chance of injury. Throughout the golf swing there is an intricate kinetic chain of events. These events include cervical and thoracic rotation and lateral flexion, as well as opposing scapular adduction / abduction and retraction / protraction. This type of muscle imbalances severely restricts movement through the neck and shoulders. This makes it nearly impossible to be in position to make a consistently good swing, but makes it very likely a golfer will develop injuries in the upper extremities and cervical spine.
So where does the golfer begin? Start by establishing and maintaining core strength, muscle balance and flexibility by participating in a well developed integrated exercise program. Increased muscular efficiency and flexibility allow you to increase power and consistency while drastically reducing chances of pain and injury. You will not only be playing better, but you will be playing better longer!
Keys to gaining and maintaining good posture:
? Stand up straight
? If your job requires prolonged sitting or travel, get up and stretch frequently
? Make sure computers monitors are centered and set at eye level.
? Maintain good core strength, muscle balance, and flexibility by participating in a well developed integrated exercise program.
Bill Scibetta, RN, NSCA-CPT
Bill is the founder and President of Precision Fitness - Personal Training Centers in the Charlotte, NC area and co-author of the book "Play Better Longer!" - Peak Performance and Injury Prevention for Golf. Bill is a licensed Registered Nurse as well as a National Strength and Conditioning Association - Certified Personal Trainer. After spending years practicing in the specialty of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, Bill has dedicated his career to helping individuals identify and overcome obstacles that stand in the way of optimal wellness and peak physical performance.
Fifth-oldest golf course in the world buried in sand after Scottish storm Golf Digest
Montrose Golf Links has been around for 450 years. But a storm made the course look like a thing of the past. Montrose, located in the Angus county of Scotland, ...
The (small) role golf played in Mike Piazza killing a 100-year-old soccer club Golf Digest
Retiring in your 30s, with over $120 million in career earnings, to a lifetime of golf is the American dream. But it's a dream Mike Piazza grew bored with.
Our favorite golf trick shots of 2018 Golf Digest
Will golf trick shots ever get old? As long as the artists who have mastered them continue to try and outdo each other with their creativity, probably not. After 2017 ...
Introducing Golf Digest SELECT: A new collaboration with some of golf's coolest brands - GolfDigest.com
Introducing Golf Digest SELECT: A new collaboration with some of golf's coolest brands GolfDigest.com
Golf Digest recently teamed up with some of the coolest brands in golf to launch a line of unique products you won't be able to resist. Each item has an ...
Squirrel Run golf course closing The Daily Iberian
It was a gray day Tuesday, but that didn't stop a few duffers from making the rounds at Squirrel Run Golf Club.
The truth about the golf club agreement - The Tidewater News Tidewater News
by Barry Porter. I wish I did not have to write this article, but the mis-information, mis-characterizations and downright untruths being spread about the agreement ...
Tiger's tank-top, Phil's "worm," and an actual wild goose: The top 10 buzzworthy golf moments of 2018 - Golf Digest
Tiger's tank-top, Phil's "worm," and an actual wild goose: The top 10 buzzworthy golf moments of 2018 Golf Digest
So far, we at Golf Digest have given you the newsmakers of the year and the feel-good stories of the year, but I promise you, the buzzworthy golf moments of the ...
The Partner: In the beginning, Fred was an unlikely golf buddy. By his mysterious end, he was something else - Golf.com
The Partner: In the beginning, Fred was an unlikely golf buddy. By his mysterious end, he was something else Golf.com
Every golfer has his or her favorite golf partner. Fred was the ultimate golf partner, right up until his death a year ago. The mystery of his end still haunts the ...
Why this big personality is leaving Golf Channel and moving to the Myrtle Beach area - Myrtle Beach Online
Why this big personality is leaving Golf Channel and moving to the Myrtle Beach area Myrtle Beach Online
Charlie Rymer has ended an 11-year career as one of Golf Channel's better known personalities and is moving to the Myrtle Beach area, where he will ...
Caught on camera: two men in golf cart stealing Amazon prime package KESQ
Two men in a golf cart were caught on camera stealing a package from a home in Palm Desert Country Club.
Meet PennLive’s 2018 high school golf all-star team PennLive
Following another short yet productive high school golf season, it's time to honor some of the top performers in coverage area. Most found their way to Heritage ...
Ballyshear, Wheaton home built for Chicago golf pioneer Charles Blair Macdonald, sells - Crain's Chicago Business
Ballyshear, Wheaton home built for Chicago golf pioneer Charles Blair Macdonald, sells Crain's Chicago Business
Ballyshear, built in 1897 by the man who spearheaded the introduction of golf courses to the U.S., is another entry on a growing list of prominent homes selling ...
European Tour CEO flies to Belfast to convince Rory McIlroy to keep his membership Golf.com
Rory McIlroy suggested recently that he'd play mostly on the PGA Tour next season and give up his European Tour card. But thanks to a last-ditch effort from the ...
2018 holiday gift guide: Something for every golf lover you're shopping for this year CBS Sports
From golf balls to hats to rangefinders, let this help point you in the right direction this December.
Next best thing: Unmanned mowers coming to a course near you Golf.com
This season — and for seasons to come — the sport is going to look, feel and play different. Generation ago, maintaining a golf course was a little like hitting a ...
Treasure Coast golf scores: Dec. 19, 2018 TCPalm
Here are the Treasure Coast-area golf scores for the week of Dec. 20, 2018.
Great Falls City Commission approves management agreement for city's golf courses - KRTV Great Falls News
Great Falls City Commission approves management agreement for city's golf courses KRTV Great Falls News
The Great Falls City Commission approved several items on Tuesday's agenda including an agreement concerning the management of the city's two golf ...
UNM to host elite men’s amateur golf tournament Albuquerque Journal
For the first time, the Pacific Coast Amateur Championship, which features some of the world's most accomplished amateur golfers, will be played in New Mexico ...
Digging up Fanling golf course a preferred option to boost housing South China Morning Post
Option preferred 'because the housing shortage is serious and the site is close to the railway network', says task force source.
Marriotts Ridge's McIlvain takes center stage as Howard County girls golf Player of Year - Baltimore Sun
Marriotts Ridge's McIlvain takes center stage as Howard County girls golf Player of Year Baltimore Sun
Marriotts Ridge junior Faith McIlvain named Player of Year to headline the 2018 Howard County girls golf All-County team.
City investing over $1 million into golf course upgrades Dayton Business Journal
The city of Troy is investing over $1 million into its Miami Shores Golf Course.
Trump golf club housekeeper who admitted she's undocumented asks for asylum | TheHill The Hill
A woman who has worked at the Trump Organization's Bedminster Golf Club as an undocumented immigrant had a hearing this week on her application for ...
Police arrest man in connection with golf club attack on dog South China Morning Post
The incident took place in Mong Kok, leaving the dog with injuries to the mouth.
Lynn: Gannon Municipal Golf Course and city agree to one-year extension - Itemlive Daily Item
LYNN — Gannon Municipal Golf Course will remain open after the incumbent management team and the city agreed to a one-year extension Monday night.
249 housing units proposed for Edgewood Country Club golf course NorthJersey.com
River Vale's Edgewood Country Club would be subdivided to get 249 housing units, 24 of them affordable, under a plan that will be heard Dec. 20.
Santa skips the sleigh for a golf cart in Broussard KATC Lafayette News
Santa is coming to town on a golf cart, and he's not alone! In Broussard, Santa Claus, Mrs. Clause and their elves parade down Nellies Lane and then onto Wise ...
Little John Daly making big impact, just like his father USA TODAY
Little John Daly dresses garishly like his dad and can summon power easily like the old man. But the teenager isn't as vocal as two-time major winner.
LPGA major winner’s awards-show snub triggers cries of sexism Golf.com
Georgia Hall was the first English woman to win a major in 14 years. But the BBC has been accussed of sexism for only showing her on TV for 10 seconds and ...
It was the year of the playoffs in desert golf in 2018 The Desert Sun
What were the top golf stories in the Coachella Valley in 2018?
This Myrtle Beach area golf course is about to lose 9 holes that will become housing - Myrtle Beach Online
This Myrtle Beach area golf course is about to lose 9 holes that will become housing Myrtle Beach Online
Nine holes at River Oaks Golf Plantation are set to become housing, which would drop the 27-hole facility to 18 holes. Owners have submitted a rezoning ...
'Mammoth task' of clearing golf course sandstorm BBC News
An Angus golf club has begun the "mammoth task" of clearing hundreds of tonnes of sand from greens and fairways after being hit by Storm Deirdre. The second ...
Menlo women's golf signs South San Francisco student Palo Alto Online
The Menlo College women's golf team continues to add depth to its roster with the addition of Catherine Batang as the latest signing for Director of Golf Mike ...
Winner’s Kicks: Check out the one-of-a-kind Air Force 1 golf shoes Nike gave Paul Casey Golf.com
A PGA Tour win brings with it a load of perks: a two-year Tour exemption, an invite to the Masters, and, of course, a boatload of cash. Paul Casey got something ...
LPGA Tour seeks sponsors to stage elite women’s golf event in Hong Kong South China Morning Post
The world's leading women's golf circuit, the US LPGA Tour, is interested in staging a tournament in Hong Kong, with the only obstacle being sponsorship.
13 golfers projected to earn Masters invites through the final World Ranking of 2018 Golf Digest
The Masters rewards anyone in the top 50 in the year's final World Ranking with an invitation to Augusta in April.
2018 Gifts for Golfers: Last-Minute Gift Ideas GolfDigest.com
The holiday season always flies by faster than expected. Christmas is less than a week away, but there is still time to pick up some last-minute gifts for golfers on ...
Holiday Gifts for Golfers 2018: Creative golf gift ideas available on Etsy Yahoo Sports
It's not too late to get these unique golf gifts from Etsy before the holidays.
Pelican Diner welcoming loyal diners at Sebastian Municipal Golf Course TCPalm
Pelican Diner, formerly on U.S. 1 in Sebastian, is now at the Sebastian Municipal Golf Course.
Milton Burgess wins A flight of seniors golf tourney Thegardenisland.com
WAILUA — Milton Burgess won the A flight of Kauai Seniors Golf Club tournament Saturday at the Wailua Golf Course. Burgess won with a net score of 64.
ClubLink initiates planning for the redevelopment of Kanata Golf Lands - Travel Daily News International
ClubLink initiates planning for the redevelopment of Kanata Golf Lands Travel Daily News International
OTTAWA - ClubLink, owner and operator of the Kanata Golf & Country Club, announced that it will pursue options for alternative use of the golf course lands.
Tiger, "Big Mama" and a firefighter: The 15 best feel-good golf stories of 2018 Golf Digest
On TV the other morning, a group of talking heads were squawking how 2018 "was the worst." You don't have to travel too far down any news site or social feed ...
The 7 best things from the PNC Father/Son that you didn’t hear or see on TV Golf.com
Every week GOLF senior writer Michael Bamberger identifies — and ranks — the absolute, undeniably, very best things in golf right now. This week, he ranks the ...
Saturday's golf: John and Little John Daly lead The Detroit News
John and Little John Daly birdied the final six-holes for a 13-under 59 and a one-stroke lead Saturday in the PNC Father-Son Challenge.
North Texas gala and golf raise $2 million for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Dallas News
Businesses and other donors gave more than $2 million in support of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital via the 17th annual St. Jude Evening Under the ...
ARC of Martin County raises close to $100,000 at annual golf tournament TCPalm
The Saturday golf festivities included golf with four LPGA greats, Hall of Famer Nancy Lopez, Val Skinner, Laurie Rinker and new comer to the event Michele ...
The top 8 biggest golf rules disputes of 2018 Golfweek
Looking back on the top 8 most controversial golf rulings, penalties, slow play debates and other rules disputes in 2018.
BOB WEST ON GOLF: Halters' special holiday - Port Arthur News The Port Arthur News
Thanks to Andrew Landry and his caddie, Terry Walker, the second Christmas without their beloved Austyn promises to be more bearable and joyous for Sarah ...
3 high-profile golf personalities dish on their bucket list courses for 2019 Golf.com
Most golfers have a number of courses on their bucket list to play in 2019 for the first time. Even big names in the sport have them too. We consulted some of the ...
A wounded warrior eyeing a career in golf suffers a setback when Golf Academy of America folds - Golf Digest
A wounded warrior eyeing a career in golf suffers a setback when Golf Academy of America folds Golf Digest
Former Army Captain Adam Napier is not traveling light in his journey through life. Emotional baggage weighs him down, the IEDs and fallen brothers in arms, ...
Letter: Thomas Hines: Trump on pace to play more golf than Obama The Providence Journal
In a misdirected effort to malign President Obama, Ray Matthieu ("What else can Obama do in his retirement?," letter, Dec. 16), noted that Obama played "over ...
AGR Girls Golf Team: These are the best players in Section V Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Announcing the All-Greater Rochester team, including Player of the Year Mikah McDonnell.
By the numbers: The stats that shaped golf in 2018 Golf Channel
History is measured in different ways. And statistics, at their best, provide context for the achievements we cheer for. These are the best stats of 2018.
New Details As NJ Allegedly Looks Into Trump Golf Club For Fraud Bernardsville, NJ Patch
New Details As NJ Allegedly Looks Into Trump - Bernardsville-Bedminster, NJ - New developments have emerged as one of President Trump's former maids at ...
2019 rules changes to know: The new procedure for dropping a ball Golf.com
The Rules of Golf are getting a makeover in 2019, and several changes are coming into play. Here's what you need to know when it comes to the new procedure ...
Tour Confidential: Will Rickie Fowler’s 30s be better than his 20s? Golf.com
In this week's Tour Confidential we discuss Rickie Fowler's post-30 prospects, the major-less player bound to snag their first in 2019, Vijay Singh's settled lawsuit ...
What You Need to Know About Golf's New 2019 Rules Lifehacker
2019 is going to bring with it a number of changes, including some pretty big changes to the game of golf.
Council sets $100 permit for UTV/golf cart use Fremont Tribune
PLATTSMOUTH – The Plattsmouth City Council last month gave the green light to allow UTV and golf carts usage on city streets.
Dolch: Fazio set to renovate Hobe Sound Golf Club TCPalm
Tommy Fazio II, nephew of legendary designer Tom Fazio, will be re-designing Hobe Sound Golf club as it reaches its 30th anniversary.
For Rickie Fowler, plenty of proof of golf breakthroughs after 30 Golf Digest
As Rickie Fowler turns 30, he can take inspiration from our list of tour pros who elevated their games and had some of their best success in theirs 30s.
Photo: Beef gets cheeky on vacation with new fiancée Golf Channel
Andrew 'Beef' Johnston has been living the good life since getting engaged in Barbados last week, and the vacation has rolled on, as evidenced by a recent ...
Wimbledon buys historic neighboring golf club from members for big bucks in order to expand - Golf Digest
Wimbledon buys historic neighboring golf club from members for big bucks in order to expand Golf Digest
England's Wimbledon Park will be shutting its golf course down after selling the Wimbledon Park Golf Club to the All England Lawn Tennis Club for 65 million ...
Police officer discovered dead in Carnoustie's Barry Burn Golf Digest
A man was discovered in Carnoustie Golf Links' Barry Burn on Sunday afternoon. He is believed to be a police officer.
‘Get in the bunker!’ This year’s rogue golf fans, ranked! Golf.com
As 2018 concludes, it's time to reflect on the year that was in golf. There were plenty of great shots, landmark victories and young stars on the rise — and we'll ...
Changes coming to Avalon Golf Course WFMJ
A new operator is set to take over at the Avalon Golf Course in Warren.
Raceland's Kozee comfortable with KCU golf | Sports The Independent
Sydnie Kozee picked up a golf club before her freshman year, but she was clueless about its proper usage.
Letter to the editor: Homeowner concerns about Garden City golf course Idaho Press-Tribune
I appreciate Xavier Ward's article on the pending sale of this historic golf course. In it he brings to light the concerns we have about the future of the golf.
Put Down the Golf Clubs, Visit the Troops The New York Times
President Trump is happy to send the military to the border as a political prop before the midterm elections, to order up a grand parade down Pennsylvania ...
Former Bryant University golf coach Boulet of North Attleboro dies at 85 The Sun Chronicle
NORTH ATTLEBORO — One of the legendary figures of the local golf community, North Attleboro's Archie Boulet died over the weekend.
Area Golf: Marathon Classic distributes $554K to 17 charities The Courier
TOLEDO — The Marathon LPGA Classic Presented by Owens Corning & O-I distributed $554,000 to 17 northwest Ohio children's charities Tuesday as a result ...
Gifts Golf Digest editors want this holiday season GolfDigest.com
The best golf gift ideas of 2018, pulled directly from the holiday wish lists of Golf Digest editors.
Pinehurst No. 4 Named GOLF Magazine's 'Best New Course You Can Play' of 2018 Southern Pines Pilot
The No. 4 course at Pinehurst Resort, unveiled in late September, has been named 2018's “Best New Course You Can Play” by GOLF Magazine.
Did that really happen? A comprehensive guide to the weirdest, wildest golf controversies of 2018 - Golf.com
Did that really happen? A comprehensive guide to the weirdest, wildest golf controversies of 2018 Golf.com
As 2018 concludes, it's time to reflect on the year that was in golf. There were plenty of great shots, landmark victories and young stars on the rise — and we'll ...
Photos: PHOTOS: All-Area Girls Golf Team StarNewsOnline.com
Laney's Jayla Rogers is a member of the StarNews Girls Golf All-Area First Team. [KEN BLEVINS/STARNEWS]. [2/12]. Cape Fear Academy's Caroline Crumrine ...
Bethlehem:With Market Analysis In, Selectmen Mull Options For Golf Course Caledonian Record
BETHLEHEM — With the market analysis for the town-owned Bethlehem Country Club complete, selectmen are mulling the options before them - hold, lease or ...
‘I’d roll with him anytime’: Furyk says Tiger was pumped to play with Reed at Ryder Cup Golf.com
Patrick Reed may have said he was "blindsided" by his Ryder Cup split with Jordan Spieth, but apparently Reed's latest Ryder Cup partner, Tiger Woods, had ...
#AskAlan mailbag: Is Phil underappreciated, and who is the best interview on Tour? Golf.com
Our expert Alan Shipnuck answers your deepest questions. What is the best Jack Nicklaus autobiography? Who is the best interview on the PGA Tour? And who ...
City golf courses post loss again Duluth News Tribune
Duluth's two municipal golf courses — Enger Park and Lester Park — will post yet another loss. Together, the golf courses expect to finish the year $76,645 in ...
How much prize money each team earned at the 2018 PNC Father/Son Challenge Golf Digest
Davis and Dru Love shot a 16-under 56 (!) to win the PNC Father/Son, can bring home $200000 in prize money. Here's how much every team took home.
Golf: New rules meant to be make golf faster, fairer and simpler Yahoo Sports
"It's the most significant rules change in the modern era, certainly the biggest this generation of professional players are going to see," said PGA Tour rules ...
The most iconic facial hair moments in golf history Golf Digest
In honor of Rickie Fowler's 30th birthday, take a look back at the most follicle-frazzling facial hair in the history of golf.
Golf Life Navigators Releases Forecastable Data to the Private Club Industry Associated Press
NAPLES, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 18, 2018--Golf Life Navigators (GLN) – the world's only virtual marketplace for consumer-to-club connections ...
'Golf Is The Glue' GolfDigest.com
How the game has led trainer Andia Winslow from one adventure to the next.
The best, dumbest and most nauseating golf Twitter spats of 2018 Golf Digest
Let's celebrate another great year of online beefing with our favorite Twitter spats of 2018.
Steiner & Partner and (re)GOLF continue renovation at Engelberg Golf Course Architecture
Golf course architecture firms Steiner & Partner and (re)GOLF are in progress with a new phase of renovation work at Golfclub Engelberg-Titlis near Lucerne, ...
Jason Day's 3 Keys To Better Golf Golf Digest
Execute in the clutch with these scoring tips from PGA Tour player Jason Day.
Matt Kuchar discusses how his recent golf-ball switch helped him earn his first win in five years - Golf Digest
Matt Kuchar discusses how his recent golf-ball switch helped him earn his first win in five years Golf Digest
Matt Kuchar talks about his new golf ball, his testing process and why ball fitting isn't just for tour professionals.
Michael Bamberger’s 7 best things in golf right now, ranked Golf.com
Every week GOLF senior writer Michael Bamberger identifies — and ranks — the absolute, undeniably, very best things in golf right now. Here are the seven ...
Golf on TV: The best and worst of 2018 Golfweek
The past year of televised golf reminded us of how good the coverage can be, but also how erratic it often is. We saw some terrific work done in live golf ...
Mark O'Meara once stopped golfing to be a surfer Golf Channel
Mark O'Meara's son Shaun gave a surprising glimpse into his father's past before the PNC Father Son Challenge.
Golf club thief dubbed the "Doof of Hazzard" caught thanks to funny video posted by police - Golf Digest
Golf club thief dubbed the "Doof of Hazzard" caught thanks to funny video posted by police Golf Digest
A golf club thief in Arizona who wasn't caught helped produce one of the best stories in golf over the weekend when Cody Blick responded by firing a 63 with a ...
Aretha Franklin's former home along Detroit Golf Club set for major makeover WDIV ClickOnDetroit
One of Aretha Franklin's former homes is set for a major makeover after the new owner bought it for about $300000.
What happened to Rose in Indonesia? Golf Channel
Justin Rose failed to execute in the final round of the Indonesian Masters and fell out of the top 15, which he needed to start out in 2019 the World No. 1 ranking.
New Rules of Golf: 15 things you need to know for 2019 Golfweek
The U.S. Golf Association and the R&A have made changes to the Rules of Golf that will take effect Jan. 1, and there's plenty to consider. These changes are part ...
This Bruce Lee quote is the secret to being a good golf coach, according to Sean Foley Golf.com
Sean Foley, coach of Justin Rose and Cameron Champ, uses a quote from Bruce Lee to talk about the philosphy of coaching.
A look at 7 wonderful father/son moments in golf Golfweek
As the PNC Father/Son Challenge approaches, a list of some wonderful moments involving fathers and sons in golf.
BallenIsles members greenlight $7.4 million South Golf Course renovation - Travel Daily News International
BallenIsles members greenlight $7.4 million South Golf Course renovation Travel Daily News International
PALM BEACH GARDENS, FLA. - On the heels of BallenIsles Country Club opening their new, highly regarded 115000 sq. ft. clubhouse to much fanfare, the ...
Top 10 Golf Christmas presents Golf Punk
If you're looking for last minute Christmas gifts for someone who loves their golf then look no further. Our friends over at Golfbidder.co.uk have some fantastic golf ...
800-acre golf club, hundreds of homes planned near Salt Lick outside Austin - Austin Business Journal
800-acre golf club, hundreds of homes planned near Salt Lick outside Austin Austin Business Journal
Discovery Land Company wants to build the Driftwood Golf and Ranch Club on 800 acres south of Dripping Springs. Expect more than 300 homes, including ...
NY Times urges Trump to 'put down the golf clubs, visit the troops' | TheHill The Hill
The New York Times is calling on President Trump to “put down the golf clubs" and "visit the troops.”
SOUTH POLICE BLOTTER: Men brandishing gun carjack security guard in golf cart Palm Beach Post
Boca Raton Police. Strong-arm burglary: Two juveniles were robbed by three unknown males in a parking lot in the 200 block of West Camino Real. One of the ...
Par and Beyond: Secrets to Better Golf
You've bogeyed your last hole, you are about to hit your next drive. As you take your practice swings, your mind is still on the last putt that you blew.
Golf! How To Power That Drive Away
Anyone who tells you, that he or she would not like to hit the golf ball further is either a liar, or Tiger Woods.Drive for show and putt for dough maybe sound advice, but if you ask the average weekend golfer whether they would like to putt like Brad Faxon, or regularly belt the ball like Tiger, most would opt for Tiger's power off the tee.
Fitness For Golf Is A Must For Senior Golfers
Fitness for golf is a common term and senior golfers are getting the gist of it. The secret is out.
Making Your Program Golf Specific
"Golf-Specific" means different things to different people. One of the things I have learned from my education and experience in working with elite trainers and golfers is that in order to improve someone's performance you must know where their strengths and weaknesses currently exist.
How to Know What Defines the Best Golf Drivers
Why is it considered the most electrifying club in your golf bag? Why is it the first club anyone talks about when equipment is brought up? Why is it what everyone wants?The answers are simple - POWER. It's all about the power of the long ball.
Unique Mental Challenges for Women Golfers
The game of golf provides trials for every player, independent of the player's gender. However, for some women in our society, there is a special challenge.
Flexibility Exercises For The Golf Swing Will Make All The Difference
Virtually every golfer knows the importance of flexibility for a good golf swing but not everybody has fully accepted the key role that flexibility exercises can play.Few understand exactly why flexibility exercises have made such a huge difference for the golf swings of many a golfer.
Why A Modern Golf Training System Is So Effective
Gone are the days when a golf training system mainly involved going over to the course and practicing your swing. This was hardly effective and for many unprepared golfers in poor physical condition often led to injury.
Play Exclusive Las Vegas Golf Courses - The Not-So-Secret Secret
Experience the luxury of tour-class caddies. Play the private golf courses that celebrities and touring pros play.
Staying Out of Trouble with Your Driver
So what is it that's really causing problems with your driver? Is it a slice, a hook, or just flat-out inconsistency? Well the good news is that, regardless of what problem you are fighting, there are a few things to incorporate into your game that really will help you. If you're the golfer that's saying right now, "I've battled a slice for 25 years", then this is not going to be the undisputed end of your problem.
The Best Golf Aids
You are an avid golfers always looking for the best golf aids. So where do you find the best golf aids?Some of the best golf aids can be found by talking to your fellow golfers.
What Impact Does Exercise For Golfers Have
In spite of numerous assurances some golfers still dread and fear joining any exercise for golfer programs. So as a last line of defense, they pop up the question of wanting to know just how effective exercises for golfer are on improving a person's game.
Shoulder Exercises To Improve Your Game
Your shoulder strength and flexibility are essential to producing an optimal swing off the tee. Adequate shoulder rotation is responsible for keeping the club in the desirable swing plane.
Three Secrets of A Consistent Golf Stroke
What you are about to read..
Controlled Body Movement The Key Essential For Your Golf Game
Basic body movement is essential in any sport. Of course it is also essential for any type of physical activity we do.
A Good Swing Starts with a Strong Base of Support
A good golf swing starts with a strong base of support (hips, pelvis and lumbar spine). A highly conditioned base of support will provide stability throughout the swing and allow forces to be effectively transferred from the legs through the hips to the upper body to produce optimal power and control.
Exercises to Prevent Common Golf Injuries
To those who don't play, golf seems like a low impact sport. But golf provides a real physical workout and arm and lower back pain and injuries are common among golfers.
5 Best Uses for Hybrid Utility Clubs
Have you seen those new hybrid utility cubs? They are showing up all over the place, rescuing golfers from all kinds of situations. The reason for this is simple; they open up opportunities for a number of great new shots.
How To Find A Golf Fitness Routine That You Can Stick To
Most people know that the golf fitness routine that you can stick to and be consistent with is the one that is best for you and will end up being the most effective.This rule applies to all fitness routines and not just golf fitness routines.
Junior Golfers Gain A Competitive Edge By Building A Stronger Body
Strength training for juniors is supported by organizations such as the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). Each of these organizations encourages children's participation in appropriately designed training programs as long as they are competently supervised.
|home | site map|