Frank Jobe Exercise Guide to Better Golf

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Exercise Guide to Better Golf

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Exercise Guide to Better Golf shows you how to perform the same muscle-strengthening and flexibility exercises top golfers on the PGA and Senior PGA tours use to get in shape and stay on top of their game. All of the exercises are easy to learn and have been designed specifically for golfers by Centinela Hospital Medical Center—official hospital of the PGA Tour and Senior PGA Tour.

The book includes more than 70 photos of pros like Fred Couples, Gary Player, Payne Stewart, and Bernhard Langer demonstrating correct exercise technique. Featured are two easy-to-follow workout routines for stretching and strengthening, which you can either use as is or select individual exercises to design a program that fits your specific needs.

Whether you're a scratch golfer or a determined duffer, the exercises in this book can provide you with these benefits:

- Greater flexibility and mobility in your swing
- Improved muscle endurance for better performance on the back nine
- Enhanced body tone and weight maintenance to help you feel better about yourself and your game
- A better-conditioned body that is less prone to aches, pains, and injuries
- An increased enjoyment of the game

Exercise Guide to Better Golf also contains a chapter on exercises to use on the first tee with instructions for proper warming up before playing a round of golf. Plus, the book provides useful information on how to improve your cardiovascular endurance, helpful tips for reducing golf-related injuries, and basic guidelines for safeguarding your back.

You'll also appreciate the book's handy, tear-out Exercise Reminder Cards, which summarize the exercises in each workout routine. You can tape the cards to your workout room wall and they're great to take along with you when you travel.

Take a lesson from some of golf's most successful pros and get Exercise Guide to Better Golf. Get in shape so you can give golf your best shot every time you're on the course.

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From the Publisher:

“This unique book offers a golf-specific exercise program which all golfers can follow to lower the risk of injury, increase their enjoyment of the game, and possibly improve their performance.”

Tom Kite Professional golfer All-time money-winner on the PGA Tour

“When I first started playing golf, it was thought that nothing mattered in golf except hitting golf balls. Modern research has changed that. I wish I’d done this exercising all my life.”

Dave Stockton Professional golfer

1993 Senior PGA Tour Player of the Year

About the Author:


Frank Wilson Jobe, M.D., is a co-founder and president of the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic and Medical Director of the Biomechanics Research Laboratory at Centinela Hospital Medical Center. He is the orthopaedic consultant for the Los Angeles Dodgers Baseball Team and orthopaedic consultant to the PGA TOUR. In addition, he is Clinical Professor of Orthopaedics at the University of Southern California, School of Medicine. He has authored over 100 medical articles and has given hundreds of lectures on orthopaedics and sports medicine.

Lewis A. Yocum, M.D., is also an orthopaedic consultant to the PGA TOUR, and associate medical director of Centinela Hospital's Biomechanics Laboratory. In addition, he is the orthopaedic consultant for the California Angels, physician to the Lewitzky Dance Company, and consultant to Centinela Hospital's Fitness Institute. Dr. Yocum is an orthopaedic and sports medicine specialist at the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Clinic in Inglewood, California. He is also Clinical Assistant Professor in Orthopaedics at the University of Southern California. He has published numerous articles and lectured extensively in his field.

Robert E. Mottram, PT, ATC, is a Registered Physical Therapist, Certified Athletic Trainer, and a clinical specialist in athletic rehabilitation. His background and expertise in golf span 15 years. He has been treating exercising professional golfers from the PGA TOUR, Senior PGA TOUR, and LPGA TOUR for seven years. He presently writes health and fitness articles for golf instructional magazines.

Marilyn M. Pink, MS, PT, is the director of the Biomechanics Research Laboratory at Centinela Hospital Medical Center. For eleven years, she has combined her backgrounds of Physical Therapy, Biomechanics and Biometry in order to understand, optimize and rehabilitate Olympic and professional athletes. She has published over 60 professional articles, has won numerous research awards and has lectured internationally.

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