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World’s Foremost Strength and Conditioning Experts for Golf to Meet in Anaheim in October

Carlsbad, CA (May 30, 2008) - The world’s top strength and conditioning experts for golf will gather from October 16-19, 2008 in Anaheim, Calif. at the 3rd Annual World Golf Fitness Summit, hosted by Titleist Performance Institute cofounders Dave Phillips and Dr. Greg Rose. The three-day seminar will focus on the growing discipline of golf specific fitness, and will include over 50 speakers from 10 different countries.

The assembled panel of world-renowned experts and TPI Advisory Board members from various fields will deliver presentations on topics such as understanding golf swing motor learning and biomechanics, testing and treatment for injuries and physical limitations that affect performance, nutritional considerations during golf, team building for player development, and exercise progressions for developing posture, stability, mobility and power.

The Summit is broken down into two distinct daily sessions. Each morning will include two to three keynote speakers covering a variety of topics in a general session for all attendees. Following lunch, the afternoon session will consist of four different tracks – Fitness, Golf, Health and Other – where guest speakers will share their expertise in smaller group breakouts. Fitness will cover the latest in exercise and conditioning techniques. Golf will highlight the latest teaching methods and advise how to incorporate fitness into lessons. Health will focus on injuries and injury prevention for players. Other will features the new emerging field of 3D-motion and capture, as well as nutrition and various other topics.

The Summit attracts hundreds of attendees from a wide variety of disciplines including golf professionals and instructors, doctors, chiropractors and physical and personal trainers among others within and outside the golf industry who have an interest in taking their instruction skills and services to the next level.

The growing list of presenters includes: Mike Boyle, Gray Cook, Dr. John Berardi, Dr. Tom Byrd, Sean Cochran, David Darbyshire, Kai Fusser, Todd Durkin, Dr. Christian Haid, Dr. Liam Hennessy, Dr. Tom House, Dr. Kyle Kiesel, Dr. Peter Mackay, Dr. Cheong Kim, Dr. Mike Leahy, Mark Verstegen, Dr. Ernst Zwick, Simon Webb, Denis McDade, Dr. Greg Rose and Dave Phillips among others.

The Summit will take place at the Anaheim Convention Center. Cost is $550 per person, or $495 for TPI Pro website members and certified professionals. For a complete seminar schedule and on-line registration, biographies of Dave Phillips, Dr. Greg Rose and the current list of presenters, please visit

For more information, please contact Chamonie Senteno at the Titleist Performance Institute at 1.888.TPI.2004.

Titleist, FootJoy and Cobra comprise the major golf brands of the Acushnet Company, an operating company of Fortune Brands, Inc. (NYSE - FO). Contact: Joe Gomes, Director of Communications (508.979.3211).

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