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The Pinnacle Distance Team Adds Power to Your Golf Game on the Golf Fitness Academy Presented by Titleist

Fairhaven, MA (August 1, 2005) – Members of the Pinnacle Distance Team join hosts Dave Phillips and Dr. Greg Rose to discuss one of the most popular topics in golf – power.  They’ll demonstrate exercises to target muscles in the Lower Body, Core and Upper Body and increase speed and power, both in the gym and in the golf swing.

“Power” will air Monday, August 1 at 8:40pm EDT on The Golf Channel. It will re-air August 2 at 1:13am and 8:30am EDT.

Four-time World Long Drive Champion Jason Zuback takes you through a series of Lower Body exercises while stressing moderation and proper technique.  Next, 1993 Long Drive Champion Brian Pavlet explains how critical the Core muscles are to crushing the golf ball and preventing injuries in the lower back.  Mike Moulton addresses the Upper Body and demonstrates exercises that have helped him regain his power after two shoulder surgeries by building speed and strength.  Long Drivers of America Hall-of-Famer, and RE/MAX World Long Drive Senior Division Champion,  Bobby Wilson, offers tips for building strength and stability, and preventing injury, for people over 45 years old.

Pinnacle Distance team members Vince Howell and Tom Roskos appear on the show to offer additional workout tips.

Now in its second season on The Golf Channel, Golf Fitness Academy presented by Titleist offers a wide range of useful tips that directly relate to producing a more efficient swing, from conditioning exercises for all golfers which improve upper and lower strength, flexibility and endurance to identifying obstacles and prescribing solutions for specific categories of golfers, such as women, juniors, and players with bad posture.

Filmed at the state-of-the-art Titleist Performance Institute in Oceanside, California, the 2005 series will feature Titleist-affiliated tour and club professionals, as well as special guests from the golf and fitness communities.

For a complete listing of featured topics and guests for all 10 episodes as well as re-air dates and times, please visit: http://www.titleist.com/mediacenter/pressdetail.asp?id=171.

Dr. Rose, a board certified Doctor of Chiropractic who also holds a degree in Engineering, helped pioneer the field of analyzing computerized 3-D motion and how the body works during the golf swing.  Greg specializes in strength and conditioning, manual therapy, rehabilitation, nutritional supplementation and therapeutic exercises as they relate to golf.  He has worked with more than 500 professional and 3,000 amateur golfers to help them reach their peak performance.

Phillips is a PGA Professional and is among GOLF Magazine’s Top 100 Teachers.  Considered one of the world’s premier instructors, Dave applies his expertise in computerized swing analysis and biomechanics to create a clear picture of what happens during the golf swing.  Born in England and raised in Africa and Australia, Dave has had the unique experience of playing with and instructing some of the game’s greatest golfers worldwide.

On this season of the Golf Fitness Academy presented by Titleist, viewers will also have the opportunity to enter weekly drawings.  Prizes, many of which viewers will see used on the show, include SPRI Home Gyms, True Stretch Cages, and a Life Fitness Stationery Bike.  One person will also win an all-expenses paid trip for four to the Titleist Performance Institute in Oceanside, Calif.  NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY to enter this contest.  Void where prohibited.  For Official Rules and eligibility requirements, please visit http://www.titleistperformanceinstitute.com.

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