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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.
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?
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.......