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Return to Golf After Surgery

Athletic injuries are common occurrences for both the recreational and competitive golfer. Repetitive motion, muscle imbalances, joint stiffness, and pounding forces can leave the athlete’s body at risk for wear and tear and susceptible to injury.  Conservative treatment, such as rest, recovery, and physical therapy, can be very effective.  But sometimes, injuries lead to surgery. […]

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Real College Golfers’ “I wish I had….” List

We have had so many great high school golfers go off to college and they all say the same thing….”I wish I had…” With that in mind, we thought it would be helpful to list out the Top 10 things that we hear from our collegiate golfers and even post-collegiate golfers who are now playing […]

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Fitness and Health Care are Failing You

There is more research done in a year than there was around in total 30 years ago, yet the #1 predictor of injury is prior injury.  Health Care is FAILING its mission…Why? The USA is fatter today than it was 20 years ago, yet there are more gyms and more people working out.  Fitness is […]

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Stretch Your Muscles, Stretch Your Game

As golfers begin to approach the twilight of their peak golfing years, the same question comes up repeatedly. “How can I continue to play the game I love for years to come and not lose the power and distance I’ve enjoyed during the peak of my playing days?” The answer is intuitive and complicated at […]

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Top 5 Drills to Stop Shoulder Pain and Increase Turn

Are you one of the many who pushes through a round of golf grabbing your shoulder and wondering why that thing is so sore?  Shoulder pain is one of the more common issues with athletes today, affecting about 1-2 in every ten golfers1, and often is a result of something other than the shoulder!  The […]

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Early Specialization: Are You Killing Your Kid’s Progress?

At Par4Success we work with hundreds of junior golfers every month who do nothing but play golf. We have a number who play other sports, but the majority of our junior golfers are single sport specialized athletes who do nothing but golf 365 days of the year. In North/South Carolina alone, there are over 400 […]

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7 Reasons to Say Yes to Yoga for Golfers

A balanced body is a flexible body, and flexibility remains the cornerstone of a good golf game. As Earl Woods tells his son, “What you’re looking for is a soft, flexible, fluid swing—that’s power” You may not have associated Yoga with improving your golf game, but you should. Practicing yoga moves focusing on loosening and […]

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Off the Cuff: Shoulder Mechanics

Can you shoulder the load out on the golf course? In today’s vastly sedentary lifestyle, the answer is: Not likely.  “Sit up straight!” our parents and grandparents would bark at us when we were kids. But they were mostly concerned with our general health and well-being — they weren’t exactly worried about the way our […]

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