Want to improve your golf game? Get screened

May 30, 2017 | by Sharon McGuire, Tim Murphy
Categories: Healthy Driven Life

Are you one of many golfers who has spent time in the gym during the offseason getting those “golf muscles” tuned up? Are you finding all that time in the gym did not help with the soreness, tightness or aches and pains after your first few rounds on the course?  Are your past injuries coming back to haunt you?

How about your golf swing? Are you swinging the club the same way, consistently repeating the same swing faults, like a hook, slice or shank?

Even the most intelligent, self-directed workout programs may be doomed from the outset because they almost never include any sort of assessment.

If you keep training the same way, you’ll keep playing the same way.

Perhaps it’s time to make some changes to your fitness routine.

Where do you start? With a Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) Golf Fitness Screening.

A golf screening is an assessment of your physical attributes required to optimally swing a golf club. The results will help identify and isolate physical limitations you may have which could affect your swing efficiency, leading to an inconsistent swing pattern, reduced power/distance, poor performance and re-occurring injuries.

The golf screening is suitable for players who would like to:

  • Improve performance
  • Prevent injury
  • Look for longevity in the sport

The assessment can help create an efficient fitness program to improve your golf game. Once you understand what your body can do (and not do), you can fix your physical limitations and address your swing mechanics with your teaching professional.

Dr. Greg Rose, co-founder of TPI says it best: “If you don’t test, it is just a guess.”

TPI’s Philosophy of the Swing: “We don’t believe there is one way to swing a club. We believe there are an infinite number of ways to swing a club. But we do believe that there is one efficient way for everyone to swing a club and it is based on what they can do physically.

For more information about TPI Golf Assessments or screenings, email Carol Teteak.

Drive your health forward at Edward-Elmhurst Health & Fitness.


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