Golf Participation: Some may see golf as a somewhat sedentary sport. For many it may appear to lack significant physical challenges when considering older or younger individuals in the amateur sport. However it is worth considering some facts and figures:
The golf swing:
As such, it is well worth considering looking at the abilities in many key basic functional tasks (squatting, lunging, lifting/ turning arms/ trunk etc. – as used by the PGA).
Also being aware of strength, length and control of individual muscles and their effects on posture, to be able to enjoy the game for as long as possible and as best possible, irrespective of handicap and perceived ability. This is where some guidance can be gained from a Physiotherapist, if required.