Best Golf Fitness Trainers

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18STRONG is a golf fitness company based in St. Louis, MO. The company is run by cousins Ryan McMullen and Jeff Pelizzaro. Each month they release new training programs designed to help golfers reach their maximum potential, including at-home and in-the-gym programs focusing on strength and conditioning, fat loss, warm-up and cool-down. A free trial is available at their website.

American Sport and Fitness
American Sport and Fitness (ASF) offers a 100% online Golf Fitness Instructor Certification designed to help fitness professionals, personal trainers, and golf enthusiasts transform their passion for golf into a rewarding career. The focus is on golf-specific strength and conditioning, flexibility, balance and injury prevention.

AMPD Golf Performance
AMPD Golf Fitness was established by Damon Goddard and Andrew Banner in 2013 with the goal of becoming the standard bearer in the golf fitness industry. They provide customized training programs online and on-site including access to a video repository with over 300 specialized training videos so golfers can get the best out of their equipment and training.

Atlanta Fitness Classes
MAX 4 FITNESS is a private training studio located in Sandy Springs, GA. Their semi-private personal training sessions are based on a 1 trainer to 4 client ratio. Michael Bonetti has been a certified fitness professional since 1994 and a private training studio owner since 2002. He helps clients from all walks of life and works with other healthcare practitioners to help people move ‘pain free’ and return from injury to play their sport again.

Breaking Muscle
Dr. Jimmy Yuan is chiropractic physician who practices at Warrior Restoration in Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona. A Titleist Certified Golf Fitness Instructor, he has consulted for multiple professional sports teams and athletes (PGA, LPGA, MLB, NFL, NBA, and NHL). He has designed various golf workouts to provide a new approach to golf training that integrates conditioning, strength, and screening.

Callaway Golf Fitness
Dr. Paul Callaway has been delivering golf-specific training programs for more than three decades. He was the first Director of Golf Fitness on the PGA Tour from 1984 to 1987 and helped revolutionize the golf fitness industry. He has a Physical Therapy degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and became a licensed Physical Therapist in 1982. In 2000, he earned his PhD in golf-specific Sports Physiology. He founded Callaway Golf Fitness and became the Director of Golf Fitness at the Cantigny Golf Academy in Wheaton, IL, in 2008. His programs are designed to improve strength, swing speed, and power, maximize flexibility, and reduce stiffness, aches and pains. Sign up for a free lesson or free golf swing analysis.

Chris Ownbey
Chris Ownbey is a Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) Certified Golf Fitness Instructor based in Dallas, TX. Chris has been in the golf and fitness industry for over 20 years. His golf fitness programs in Addison, Carrollton, Dallas, Plano, and Frisco focus on flexibility, mobility, core strength and power and are designed to help golfers to play longer and enjoy pain-free golf.

Core Golf Performance
Core Golf Performance of Bergen, NJ, was a Golf Fitness Association of America Award Winner in 2021. The company is run by James LaFratte and Fred Martino. James is a TPI Level 3 and N.A.S.M. Certified Golf Specialist with an extensive background in Corrective Exercise and Post Rehab work. They offer TPI Golf Fitness Evaluation, Corrective Exercise and Golf-Specific Strength Training Programs, as well as Power and Swing Speed Training.

DM Golf Performance
Dynamic Motion Golf Performance is the premier destination for golfers looking to take their game to the next level in Calgary. They offer a wide range of golf lessons and fitness programs as well as a subscription service to their Dynamic Motion Golf TV with access to over 400 golf fitness and instruction videos created by PGA of Canada Golf and Fitness Professional Instructors. A 7-day free trial is available at their website.​

Elite Performance Golf
Elite Performance Golf is run by Skip Redford, who has over 35 years of experience specializing in Golf Fitness Training and Mental Game Coaching. He has coached many players who have gone on to success on the PGA, LPGA, Canadian, PGA Champions, NCAA College, Amateur, and Elite Junior Golf Tours. His training programs address strength, speed, power, mobility, flexibility, and the mental game.

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Fit Too Travel

Fit Too Travel is an Australian company owned by Paul Lewis, a 30-year veteran in the fitness industry. They offer personal trainers, corporate fitness programs, health & wellness consulting services, and corporate wellness audits in the Sydney area.

FitGolf Performance Centers offer golf, health, and fitness training programs completely tailored to each client’s swing, body, and goals. These include a full Golf Performance Evaluation, K-Vest 3D Motion Analysis, and BodiTrak weight shift assessment. Programs are designed to improve mobility and posture, and increase core stability, strength, and explosiveness. There are FitGolf Performance Centers in many US cities and they also have an online program.

Fitness Trainers Incorporated
Fitness Trainers Incorporated is a company based near Malvern, PA, that has been providing personal training services for more than 20 years. Services include weight loss, pain reduction, general fitness and functional movement programs. Programs include movement screen analysis, sport-specific exercises, speed, agility, strength, and movement training for individuals and teams. Their golf performance fitness programs are designed by the Titleist Performance Institute and can cater to golfers of all levels.

Foy Golf Academy
Foy Golf Academy offers a range of online training courses for golfers including full swing, short game, practice drills, and golf fitness training. Their 8-Week Fitness Workout Plan features golf-specific exercises to build stability and power, and help prevent injury.

Golf Body Fitness
Golf Body Fitness offers personal training and physical therapy at the Carolina Country Club, Spartanburg, SC.

Golf Fitness Edge
Golf Fitness Edge specializes in senior golf personal training. A TPI-Certified fitness center, they offer specific exercise programs for seniors to help reduce pain, prevent injury, and play better golf. Golf Fitness Edge is based in Southwest Florida, and serves Naples, Bonita Springs, Fort Myers and surrounding areas. A Golf Digest Top 50 Golf Fitness Professional.

Golf Fitness Solutions
Golf Fitness Solutions is located in Sacramento, CA, and provides golf fitness programs for players of all ages and standards. Their fitness training programs focus on a variety of strength, flexibility, balance, power, and conditioning activities and are designed specifically for golfers. Certified by Titleist Performance Institute, American Council on Exercise (ACE), National Council for Certified Personal Trainers, the National Association of Fitness, and the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM).

Golf Specific Fitness, LLC.
Golf Specific Fitness (GFS) is a revolutionary program that identifies swing limitations and how to fix them by improving flexibility and posture. CEO Aaron Bada is a professional golf and fitness instructor with a background in Exercise Science and Health Promotion. The GSF program focuses on maximizing the potential of all types of golfers from beginners to PGA Professionals. It focuses on developing strength, flexibility, balance, and muscle coordination and is specifically designed to improve weaknesses in the swing. Injury prevention is also incorporated for areas that are most common in golf. Based in Somers Point, NJ.

Golf Stretch Therapies
Golfstretch is a Sports Performance and Therapy Center based in Scottsdale, AZ. CEO Adam Swanson has a background in biomechanics and sports medicine and is certified as a Neuromuscular Stretch Therapist, CPR, and AED, as well as from the National Academy of Sports Medicine as a CPT (Certified Personal Trainer), CES (Corrective Exercise Specialist), PES (Performance Enhancement Specialist), and a Certified Golf Fitness Instructor from the Titleist Performance Institute. His clients range from weekend golfers to PGA Tour Professionals and NHL hockey players. He focuses on sports-specific stretches and exercises designed to decrease muscle and joint pain, increase range of motion, improve flexibility, and promote proper body awareness.

GolFIT Carolina
GolFIT Carolina is a golf fitness website dedicated to helping golfers play better, healthier golf. Owner Bob Forman is a Certified Golf Fitness Instructor, author and speaker and a leader in golf fitness training. He holds a Master’s degree in Exercise Physiology and certifications through the Titleist Performance Institute, Gray Institute and the American College of Sports Medicine. He has 35+ years of experience in the fitness industry and works with golfers of all ages and skill levels, both in Charlotte, NC, and online.

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GreatLIFE Golf & Fitness Club offers golf and fitness membership packages for singles, couples, and families at 18 of South Dakota’s best golf courses and 16 fitness centers.

Hansen Fitness For Golf
Hansen Fitness For Golf is a golf-specific coaching company located in Orange County, CA. Owner Mike Hansen founded the company in 2001 and is recognized as one of the original golf fitness coaches. He holds a B.S. in Exercise Science from Purdue University and is a Certified Golf Fitness Coach through the Titleist Performance Institute at the highest level in the following areas: Fitness, Golf Biomechanics, Junior, and Power. He is also a Golf Digest Certified Golf Fitness Coach and was selected four times by Golf Digest as one of the Top 50 Best Golf Fitness Trainers in the United States. His clients include players on the PGA and LPGA Tours and many top Junior Golf Tours. He has also launched successful programs at several country clubs in the Orange County area.

iBodyFit is the world’s largest fitness website. Founded by Franklin Antoian, one of SHAPE Magazine’s Top 50 Trainers in America, iBodyFit offers over 1,000 online workouts, exercise videos, online personal training, and custom diets. Their promise is that if you can get online, then you can get in shape, with no gyms, no contracts, no rude trainers, and no waiting. Personal training plans start from $149.

IDEA Health & Fitness Association
IDEA Health & Fitness Association provides continuing education for fitness professionals through a library of over 15,000 articles and a CEC course collection around 1,000 strong that spans every specialty area. Their original newsletter has grown into the award-winning IDEA Fitness Journal, the most respected industry publication and education resource for fitness professionals. They also have the largest national industry-wide directory linking over 250,000 US fitness professionals to more than 16 million consumers.

Jason Glass Performance Lab
Jason Glass owns and operates Tour Performance Lab and Kinetica Golf Performance in Vancouver BC. He graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelors Degree in Human Kinetics and is a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist. He specializes in training rotary athletes, biomechanics, physical assessments and functional strength training and is a consultant for many professional athletes and teams from the PGA Tour, NFL, NHL and Extreme Sports. He is also the head of the Titleist Performance Institute’s Fitness Advisory Board and has presented internationally on golf conditioning and creating rotary power for all athletes. He has been featured on the Golf Channel, Golf Canada Magazine and CBC Sports and hosts the Coach Glass Podcast on iTunes.

Joey D Golf
“Coach Joey D” Diovisalvi helped pioneer the field of golf-specific fitness training. Borrowing from sport-specific physical training protocols used in other professional sports, Joey developed a methodology for golf and helped Vijay Singh and Dustin Johnson reach the #1 position in the World Golf Rankings. In 2010, he authored one of the seminal books on golf fitness training and biomechanics, Fix Your Body, Fix Your Swing. Today, he and his team are coaching many professionals and major championship winners on the world’s golf tours. They provide personalised training programs, exercise videos, free ebooks, and other fitness resources to golfers at every level. Based in Jupiter, FL.

John Ondrush Golf Fitness Academy
The John Ondrush Golf Fitness Academy is Long Island’s premier indoor golf experience with state-of-the-art simulators and fitness programs run by a team of knowledgeable and experienced golf and fitness professionals. These include PGA professionals, TPI-Certified fitness trainers, and physical therapists. Clients can avail of a full TPI golf physical evaluation, followed by conditioning programs focusing on all the active golfing muscles and addressing muscle strength, flexibility, endurance and balance.

Kelly Blackburn
Kelly Blackburn is one of the pioneers of the golf fitness movement with over 25 years of experience in the fitness industry. She has been a fitness trainer for PGA TOUR, Champions TOUR, Nationwide TOUR, LPGA TOUR Professionals, and U.S Kids Golf Tour since 1994 and is also an author, TV and magazine contributor, corporate consultant, and public speaker.

Kinetix Health & Performance Center
Kinetix Health & Performance Center is an athletic training center in Palm Desert, CA, offering fitness training, sport-specific training, cryotherapy, and massage therapy. Kinetix’s  SwingFit training and conditioning program is designed to improve golfers’ stability, flexibility, strength, and power. Golf Biomechanic Specialist Michael K. Butler has trained many golfers at both the professional and amateur levels and offers seminars in the prevention of golf injuries.

Kinisi Golf Performance
Coach Ryan Young of Kinisi Golf Performance is a Certified Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) Specialist who offers golf fitness training packages at The First Tee Driving Range in St. Louis, MO. He is also available at other locations as part of the elite team at St. Louis Golf Lessons under the leadership of LPGA Professional, Maria Palozola.

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Lifetime Performance PBG

Lifetime Performance is located in Palm Beach Gardens, FL, and specializes in golf fitness, tennis training, junior golf, and group fitness training. Owner and Performance Director Ken Macdonald is a Level 3 Certified Golf Fitness Professional through the Titleist Performance Institute. He also holds a Masters degree in Human Movement and is a certified Corrective Exercise Specialist and Performance Enhancement Specialist through the National Academy of Sports Medicine. He has trained 15 PGA, LPGA, and Tour Champions professionals including Raymond Floyd and Mel Reid, and was selected as one of Golf Digest’s Top 50 Golf Fitness Trainers in 2020.

Meridian Fitness
Eric Cottrill of Meridian Fitness is a professional fitness trainer based in Ponte Vidra, FL. His golf fitness program is designed especially for each client, addressing their body movements and functional deficiencies, and working to increase their strength and power for a better golf game. He has been a professional trainer since 1999.

Method Athlete
Method Athlete offers personal training, golf performance training, and FitRanX semi-private training in North Scottsdale, AZ. Founder and CEO Damon Shelton is one of the country’s top golf performance coaches and a leader in sports performance training for professional and top amateur athletes. Method Athlete is trusted by over 30 LPGA and PGA tour professionals for providing complete golf conditioning and performance training and is endorsed by Paul Casey, Arron Oberholser, and Peter Kostis.

Mike Pedersen Golf
Mike Pedersen is a private golf fitness trainer based in Scottsdale, AZ, with more than 25 years of experience in the fitness industry. He offers In-Home Golf Fitness Packages to golfers in the Scottsdale, Chandler, Tempe, and Phoenix areas. He works mainly with golfers in their 50’s and 60’s, as well as professional golfers. His training focuses on identifying the golfer’s physical limitations and improving their golf-specific strength and flexibility in order to increase power, consistency and accuracy, and eliminate pain from the swing.

National Academy of Sports Medicine
The National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) has been providing world-class fitness training and certification for personal trainers and coaches for over three decades. To date, NASM has trained over 1.4 million Fitness & Wellness Professionals, many of whom have gone on to successful careers in the fitness and wellness industry. Their Certified Personal Trainer program delivers the most scientifically accurate information via a revolutionary digital learning platform. Students can choose from two exam options; the NCCA-Accredited Personal Trainer Certification (NCCA exam) and the NASM Personal Trainer Certificate (non-proctored exam).

NY Golf Fitness Guru
Brett Cohen is a 20-year veteran of the fitness industry and a TPI Certified Golf Fitness Specialist. He provides Remote 1-on-1 Golf Fitness Training to amateur and professional golfers who want a more consistent and more enjoyable golf game, while also staying healthy. Get a free consultation today and play better golf.

Pam Owens Fitness
Pam Owens is a highly-credentialed fitness and nutrition coach with more than 25 years of experience in the fitness industry, with a specialization in golf-specific fitness training since 2007. She was the first Level-3 Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) Golf Fitness Professional in Texas and is a three-time recipient as Golf Digest 50 Best Golf-Fitness Professionals in America. She conducts group fitness classes and stretching clinics at Royal Oaks Country Club in Houston, TX, as well as online programs. She also gives educational presentations, is a frequent radio guest, and writes for golf publications with more than 150 articles published since 2007.

Par 5 Performance
Par 5 Performance is Cleveland’s leader in golf fitness training. Owner Tim Neumann is a TPI-Certified golf fitness coach who combines the most up-to-date knowledge of physical preparation with over 10 years of coaching and personal training experience. Par 5 Performance offers a variety of packages for everyone from beginners to scratch golfers, including individual, virtual, and team packages.

Par4Success is a golf fitness company based in Morrisville, NC, serving the Cary, Raleigh, and Durham metropolitan areas. The company has grown from humble beginnings about 10 years ago to become one of Golf Digest’s Top 50 Golf Fitness Trainers in the USA. All of their coaches have the highest levels of certifications and experience and they offer a variety of in-house, online, and mixed programs designed to help active individuals reach their goals efficiently. All programs are custom-designed and based on their extensive research database.

PEAK Golf Fitness
PEAK Golf Fitness of Rockville, MD, offers golf fitness training for all ages. Staff are TPI-certified and are specialists in golf biomechanics, 3D motion analysis and golf-specific workout design. The company was nominates as one of Golf Digest’s Top 50 Golf Fitness Trainers in the USA in 2017-2020. They offer individual one-on-one adult and junior packages – both in-house and at-home – as well as special PGA Member and Touring Pro packages.

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Personal Best Personal Training

Personal Best offers the best in golf fitness training taught by Kathy Ekdahl, a Titleist-Certified Trainer based in Hudson, MA. Kathy is an avid golfer and an expert in golf fitness. Currently, she works at Willowbend Country Club as the lead Golf Fitness Trainer, working with all levels of golfers from teaching pros to high handicappers. She also presents, lectures, and gives workshops to fitness professionals and exercise enthusiasts and has authored numerous articles and ebooks.

Personal Trainer Certification
The National Personal Training Association offers clients the opportunity of gaining credentials in various areas of personal training, including a Golf Fitness and Wellness Certification. Courses are conducted 100% online.

Power Systems
Power Systems is an online retailer offering several golf fitness products and programs designed to improving power, strength, and overall fitness level. Customers can choose from a variety of fitness products designed to engage their core muscles, improve balance and strengthen the upper body. They stock strength training equipment, dumbbells, kettlebells, resistance bands, exercise mats, medicine balls, and much more.

Premier Fitness Camp
The Premier Fitness Camp (PFC) total immersion Golf Fitness Program combines fitness and wellness with TOUR Academy’s golf clinics. Located at Omni Resorts La Costa in Carlsbad, CA, PFC Fitness Camp’s Golf Fit is led by Director of Instruction A.J. Avoli and PFC Fitness Camp’s world-class trainers.

Roy Khoury Fitness
Roy Khoury Fitness is the premier golf fitness trainer in Newport Beach, CA. Roy has more than 20 years of experience in the fitness industry and is TPI- and NASM-certified. He offers a blend of golf-specific training, workout routines, and physical therapy methods to help golfers make the most of their potential. He can also provide custom speeches, workshops, and seminars for golf, sports, fitness, and wellness events.

Sea Island Golf Performance Center
Sea Island Golf Performance Center in St. Simons Island, GA, has created golf-specific workouts for hundreds of the best golfers in the world. Director of Fitness Randy Myers is one of Golf Digest’s 50 Best Golf Fitness Trainers in America and has 20 years of experience as a trainer on the PGA TOUR.  Senior Golf Fitness Specialist Tom Hemmings is a Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) Fitness Level 2 and Technogym Master Trainer. They promise Pro-level care and attention for every player.

Sean Cochran Sports Performance
Sean Cochran Sports Performance (SCSP) offers elite training for professional and amateur athletes in golf, baseball, softball, tennis, and football. Sean Cochran is one of the world’s most sought-after sports performance coaches, and his clients account for 56 TOUR wins, 11 Major wins, and 16 Ryder Cups. He has 20 years of experience in professional athletics, is a curriculum developer with the National Academy of Sports Medicine, and holds the rank of professor in exercise science. Based in San Diego, CA, the SCSP offers a multitude of training options to accommodate all levels of athletes and their schedules.

Seattle Golf Fitness
Titleist Performance Institute (TPI-) Certified golf fitness trainer Daniel Marinello provides personal training programs with Seattle Golf Fitness. They specialize in increasing golfers’ consistency and swing speed as well as preventing injuries. Based in Mercer Island, WA.

SMART Golf and Fitness
SMART Golf and Fitness Instruction teaches and trains golfers in the Chicago area who are looking to take their game to the next level. Unlike traditional one-hour lessons, they offer state-of-the-art techniques and tools to improve each player’s functional fitness and game. Branches in Lincoln Park, Chicago, and Lombard, IL.

SuperFlex Golf Fitness
The SuperFlex Golf Fitness Kit combines joint-friendly muscle strengthening and stretching exercises and techniques. It was picked as one of the top 12 coolest products at the PGA Show. The kit comes with an instructional golf fitness program DVD. SuperFlex products are endorsed by Major Champions Trevor Immelman and Gary Woodland.

Tampa Strength
Tampa Strength is the premier training center in Tampa, FL, for fitness, weight loss, golf training, and athlete development training. Owner and CEO Shawn Balow has a Masters’s Degree in Exercise Physiology and is a TPI- and NASM-certified Golf Fitness Professional. Tampa Strength offers personal programs as well as online training to clients of all ages and abilities, ranging from PGA Tour and LPGA Tour members to elite college golfers and weekend players. Programs focus on helping golfers improve power, strength, mobility, speed, and coordination, as well as injury prevention.

United States Golf Fitness Association
The United States Golf Fitness Association (USGFA) provides golf fitness education and certifications. They focus on athletic development, ambidexterity, wellness, nutrition and functional fitness training for all skill levels of the golfing and performance lifestyle community, using the latest in golf swing biomechanics, physical screening techniques, posture analysis, and the most recent research and development in the field of golf swing analysis.

UPEC Fitness
UPEC Fitness provides the latest in cardiovascular and weight-training equipment and fitness classes with a personal touch. Founder Mario Franklin has over 25 years of experience in the sports performance industry and is TPI- and NASM-certified. UPEC Fitness offers monthly memberships, golf lessons, sports performance training, and online fitness training programs. Based in Rancho Cucamonga, CA.

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