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PGA Coach Thor Parrish has 5 Stretches You Should Do Before a Round to Lengthen Your Golf Swing and Gain Power

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Editor's Note: This fall we're taking a look at the fitness, wellness and nutrition behind helping you improve your golf game. From quick exercises to increase your core to tips on how to better fuel your body before your next competitive round, we'll be releasing a series of articles and videos from PGA Coaches around the country to help you with your game.

It doesn't matter if you're a scratch golfer or a high-handicapper, stepping onto the golf course without a proper warm up is a recipe for disaster.
One way to improve your game, lengthen your golf swing and add distance is to make sure your body is properly warmed be and ready for action.
PGA Coach Thor Parrish sent us five stretches that will help you lengthen your golf swing and keep you loose to avoid injuries on the course.
  1. Child's Pose Elevated
  2. Couch Stretch
  3. Inchworm Stretch
  4. Windmills
  5. Half-Kneeling Twist
Check out the full video from Parrish below for demonstrations and be sure to give him a follow on Instagram for more great coaching tips.
If you're looking to connect with a PGA Coach like Parrish, visit PGA.com/Coach and search for one in your area. No matter where you are in your golf journey, a PGA Coach can help get you to the next level.
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Thor Parrish


Naples, FL

My name is Coach Thor and I am a PGA Professional Specialized in Teaching and Coaching, TPI Fitness Certified, and a CrossFit Level 2 Trainer! I run a lifestyle program called the Play For Life program. This program strives to create a community of golfers focused on their fitness, nutrition, and golf game. The program encourages people to work hard every day, with the goal to play as well as possible for as long as possible. Join the Play For Life community virtually or in-person today!