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As golf fans, we all dream of one day getting a taste of life on tour.

I got my first taste in 2014 as part of a PGA Tour “entourage,” traveling to three consecutive PGA Tour events in Malaysia, Mississippi and Mexico. My role was that of trainer, massage therapist and nutritionist to Cameron Smith, and I had exclusive, inside-the-ropes access at each of the events.

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Rewind a few years and picture me at 7:30pm, composing an exercise guide to accompany a players’ golf fitness program. It was the 3rd evening that week I was working late to finish golfer’s programs. 

Why all the extra admin and time being put into writing exercise guides?

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So you have had a desire to improve your game and feel like it’s a good time to get busy with some physical training. Making a plan and getting a training program sorted out are next on the agenda

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I’m very lucky to work in a world class location; the combination of swing analysis technology, practice facilities, gym equipment and great weather here at the PGA Tour’s Performance Center at Sawgrass is hard to beat. The case study that I’m presenting to you today is interesting because it really could have happened anywhere.

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Co-authored with Anne-Lise Bidou, physio on the LPGA Tour

My primary role as a physiotherapist working on tour, is to keep my players injury free. I’m obsessed with prevention over cure, and really want to avoid “treating” my players for constant niggles and issues.

There are, of course, several factors that contribute to injury risk, but the one that is most important and often neglected or misunderstood, is.......

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