For many of us, we used to be able to get out of the car, go straight to the first tee and take a drive down the middle of the fairway. Skipping a warm-up before a round of golf now could mean it takes us four or five holes to loosen up and regain your form, and by then your score could be ruined. Here’s a quick and easy pre-round warm-up routine to help you avoid those big numbers on the scorecard.
The purpose of a warm-up is to increase your heart rate to get blood flowing to the warm muscles so they are loose and flexible so you can swing more easily. You can do this warm-up at your home before playing golf. If you don’t have a long drive to the golf course or driving range and you’re not embarrassed to perform the routine, it couldn’t be more humbling than completing your drive from the first tee.
There are many ways to warm up, such as jogging, jumping jacks or even practice swings. I chose exercises that target golf-specific muscles.