Rory gets a taste of Generation X power — loses arm wrestle contest to 17 year old
Pádraig Harrington reckons Rory McIlroy has the time and the ability to to win as many majors as Jack Nicklaus. But he also reckons the Northern Ireland star needs to rack up the wins quickly before the next generation of power athletes hits the golf course.
Will the real Darren Clarke please stand up?
Darren Clarke would insist he’s not a vain man but he was horrified that his svelte new-look had Twitter wags comparing him to former “Stars in Their Eyes” TV host Matthew Kelly, famous for his white stubbled chin as contestants impersonated showbiz stars for the masses.
McIlroy physically and mentally improving all the time
Rory McIlroy’s physical transformation — not to mention an even more important mental change — has been remarkable over the past four years and he was back at it in London yesterday when he made one of his regular trips to GlaxoSmithKlein’s Human Performance Laboratory.
O'Keeffe going the extra mile for Challenge Tour glory
Importance of Functional Assessment for golf
The use of the expression “Functional Training” has gained a lot of attention over the last number of years. Athletes across all sports have been seeking out new methods and approaches to training in the hope it will improve performance.
During the course of this, they have talked about making their training more ‘functional’. But do they know what this really means and is it another fad in the strength and conditioning industry?