Train with PGA TOUR Winner Charley Hoffman on “Golf Fitness Academy Presented by Titleist”Learn strength and injury prevention exercises for the shoulders and ankles
Fairhaven, MA (April 23, 2007) On a brand new episode of Golf Fitness Academy, co-hosts Dr. Greg Rose and Dave Phillips are joined by PGA Tour winner Charley Hoffman to demonstrate a series of exercises to target the shoulders and ankles.
Hoffman, who won the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic earlier this year on the PGA Tour, demonstrates a shoulder routine to build strength and flexibility in the golf swing as well as a series of exercises and stretches to target the ankles. Hoffman, who damaged a tendon in his ankle years ago, continues to strengthen and rehabilitate both ankles to repair damage that was done and to prevent additional problems in the future. The episode also features several quick performance tips to help build strength, length and flexibility in the golf swing.
Episode 3: Charley Hoffman, airs Wednesday, April 25, at 10:30 p.m. EDT. It will re-air April 26 at 2 a.m., April 28 at 4:30 p.m., April 30 at 6 p.m., and May 1 at 5:30 a.m.
During this season’s “Player Series,” Rose and Phillips, cofounders of the Titleist Performance Institute, offer tips that directly relate to producing a better all-around golf game. They address a range of topics with the help of players from the PGA and LPGA Tours including Charley Hoffman, Brett Quigley, Troy Matteson, Brad Faxon, Minea Blomqvist, Charles Warren, Jonathan Byrd and Laura Diaz, as well as Villegas and Masters Champion Zach Johnson, who was on the series premiere. Special guests from the golf and fitness communities also provide valuable information for golfers of all abilities. The Golf Fitness Academy sessions were filmed at the state-of-the-art Spa & Fitness Facility at the Sea Island Resort in Sea Island, Georgia, and the Titleist Performance Institute in Oceanside, California.
“This year on Golf Fitness Academy we’re going to offer unprecedented access to workout secrets from some of the best players on the PGA and LPGA Tour,” said Rose. “Whether the viewer is seeking to increase strength, stability and mobility, or prevent injuries, this year’s Player Series has something for all avid golfers looking to improve their on-course performance and enjoyment through enhanced conditioning.”
Episodes this season on Golf Fitness Academy presented by Titleist with all shows airing at 10:30 p.m. EDT on TGC:
|Episode 1: Zach Johnson/April 11||Episode 6: Brad Faxon/May 23|
|Episode 2: Camilo Villegas/April 18||Episode 7: Minea Blomqvist/May 30|
|Episode 3: Charley Hoffman/April 25||Episode 8: Charles Warren/June 6|
|Episode 4: Brett Quigley/May 2||Episode 9: Jonathan Byrd/June 20|
|Episode 5: Troy Matteson/May 16||Episode 10: Laura Diaz/June 27|
Dr. Greg Rose is a board certified Doctor of Chiropractic who also holds a degree in Engineering. He helped pioneer the field of analyzing computerized 3-D motion and how the body works during the golf swing. Dr. Rose specializes in strength and conditioning, manual therapy, rehabilitation, nutritional supplementation and therapeutic exercises as they relate to golf, and has worked with more than 500 professional and 3,000 amateur golfers to help them reach their peak performance.
Dave Phillips is a PGA Professional and consistently listed among GOLF Magazine’s Top 100 teachers. Considered one of the world’s premier instructors, Dave applies his expertise in computerized swing analysis and biomechanics to create a clear picture of what happens during the golf swing. Born in England and raised in Africa and Australia, Dave has had the unique experience of playing with and instructing some of the game’s greatest golfers worldwide.
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