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New Episode of ''Golf Fitness Academy presented by Titleist'' Focuses on Junior Golfers

On the latest episode of "Golf Fitness Academy presented by Titleist," co-hosts Dave Phillips and Dr. Greg Rose will offer training tips for junior athletes, specifically those interested in golf.

Fairhaven, MA (September 19, 2005) - On this episode of "Golf Fitness Academy presented by Titleist," co-hosts Dave Phillips and Dr. Greg Rose will offer training tips for junior athletes, specifically those interested in golf.

After discussing swing faults common in junior golfers as well as myths about kids and fitness, Dave and Greg are joined by Dave Donatucci, Director, International Performance Institute, and one of his students, George Gandranata. While concentrating specifically on golf, they go through a series of exercises and stretches beneficial to all young athletes, beginning with Motor Skill Development, Core and Balance, and finishing with Power Development for the more advanced athletes.

"Juniors" will air Monday, September 19 at 9:00 p.m. EDT on The Golf Channel. It will re-air September 21 at 6:00 p.m. EDT. For more detailed show information go to: http://www.titleistperformanceinstitute.com/gfa/episode.asp?id=20

Throughout the episode, Dave Donatucci offers several additional "Performance Tips" for juniors, including exercises to help with balance and stability.  

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 body 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 "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, Keiser Functional Trainer, Free Motion Cable Cross, True Stretch Cages, TPI Slide Board 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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