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  Struan McDowall
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What is the secret of consistent good golfing?
How can a champion improve his game by 5 'per cent; a moderate golfer by 20 per cent; a mediocre golfer by 40 per cent; and a beginner realize his full potential in the shortest possible time?
There are many different aspects to these questions, most of which have been researched and described by distinguished golfers and coaches. This section of “Always Golf” explores the vital element of PHYSICAL COORDINATION which is closely related to BALANCE and TIMING. All three are components of fitness and health which depend largely on the efficient functioning of the brain, nervous system, spine and musculoskeletal framework.
Hand-eye coordination is the key to good golf. It links proper stance and swing, which in turn determine consistency in hitting greens, playing to position, driving accurately, or putting into the hole. A coordinated golfer will be able to achieve these objectives more often than one whose coordination is defective.
Coordination builds confidence and keeps a common enemy Anxiety at arms length-:---
The simple exercises and suggestions described 'here should improve your coordination regardless of age, gender, or the standard of golf at which you have aimed in the past. Your health and fitness also have a bearing on the result, but anyone with the physical and mental ability to play an 18 hole course has the potential to respond.
A favorable response will make Golf Coaching simpler in ironing out faults in the all-important stance and swing.

Use exercises and ideas compatible with your age, physique, health and temperament; keep your program going daily for at least two months, and if you are happy with the result keep’ it going indefinitely.
Because of the toll of advancing years and previous wear and tear, many skilled and experienced golfers have a high incidence of stiff joints, limited mobility and days off color - . handicaps which tend to impede stance and swing.
However, there is no scarcity of golfers in their late fifties, sixties and seventies who on their good days are capable of handing out lessons to opponents thirty to forty years younger.
 Read on for more information on this important topic.


Struan McDowall



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