Kiran Kanwar

A Glut Of Injury On The PGA — 50 To 75% Of Field Visit Physio Van Each Week.

Exclusive report by Kirwan Kanwal. Tiger Woods’ last injury was a lower back complaint.  As was Ernie Els’. In fact, Dr Monte Hessler, chiropractor to the PGA Tour, says some 50-75% of the entire field will visit the physiotherapy van during any given week on Tour. What is the cause of this epidemic of injuries, especially low-back ones? According to Hessler, who practices out of Scottsdale and specializes in sports-specific injury, there are two main golf swing movements which he sees as ...
Kiran Kanwar

Musculosketal Anatomy & The Golf Swing.

Musculoskeletal Anatomy and the Golf Swing, by Kiran Kanwar. People often ask, “Anatomy? biomechanics? What do they have to do with the golf swing?”. To which my response is, “Nothing – just as an understanding of nutrition, exercise and even biochemistry is not useful for people with diabetes”. So, for those who would like to know more about the relationship between musculoskeletal anatomy and the golf swing, here it is, very simply stated so anyone can follow along: A collection of ...
Kiran Kanwar

‘Biomechanics’ – The Buzz Word In Golf By Kiran Kanwar.

www.golfbytourmiss.com welcomes Kiran Kanwar. Kiran is no stranger to golf as she is one of the game’s most respected golf swing analysts.  She also proudly holds the following distinctions:- PhD: Kinesiology – Biomechanics (candidate) MS: Nutrition and Human Performance; Sports Science and Rehabilitation BS:Physics, Math American College of Sports Medicine: certified Personal Trainer Golf Teaching Professional Class A:   The LPGA (T&CP)                The PGA (GB&I, ...
Padraig Harrington wins for a 28th time in his career and in a 14th different country.

Harrington Jumps 125 Spots, Willett Up 28, Lowry Up 5 & Spieth Now World No. 9

Padraig Harrington’s first ‘full-field’ tournament victory in four years has seen the Irishman jump 125 spots on the World Rankings that were updated earlier today. Harrington claimed a two shot victory in capturing the Indonesian Open and a win that saw the then 385th world ranked golfer move back up to 260th in the world. England’s Danny Willett is now the new World No. 56th ranked player and up from No. 84 following his superb four shot success in the Nedbank Challenge ...
"You beat me by two...but with your penalties I beat you by 150!"

Lost Ball – So You Think You Know The Rules Of Golf.

A recent discussion within the aptly named Golf Hotel in Crail turned into a lively chat about the rule relating to a lost ball. Not surprisingly everyone had the own view in what they thought was the appropriate procedure a golfer should adopt in the scenario in question. However it later led to grabbing a copy of the Rules of Golf to clarify this particular ruling, and then also good friend Alastair McMeekin, with thanks to rules expert Barry Rhodes, providing the answers to the following scenarios ...
Golf Ball Diver - listed as No. 1 'Weirdest' occupation.

Golf Ball Diver Listed As The World’s No. 1 Weirdest Occupation.

Next time you make a splash in the water hazard of your local golf course consider the world’s weirdest occupation is ‘Golf Ball Diver’. It is estimated American golfers alone lose 30 million golf balls a year in water hazards, trees and so on while at TPC Sawgrass, and venue each year for the PGA Tour’s Players Championship, staff retrieve around 100,000 golf balls a year just from the water guarding the infamous island green 17th hole.h But then there are those who get paid ...
Chip Brewer, Callaway Golf's President and CEO.

Callaway Golf Splits The Fairway With Third Quarter Financial Results.

Callaway Golf Company has split the fairway in announcing its first nine months and third quarter 2014 financial results, reflecting its continued improvements in market share, tour success, and operating efficiencies, as well as its anticipated return to profitability for the full year, which would be the first time since 2008. Despite softer than expected market conditions, Callaway Golf reported for the first nine months of 2014 a 5% increase in net sales driven by growth in woods (+6%), irons ...