For The Record: Golfers vs. other athletes
Randy Myers, director of fitness at Sea Island Resort, discusses the differences between athletes and golf athletes in today's game.
For The Record: Myers' passion for junior golf
Director of fitness at Sea Island Resort, Randy Myers, discusses his passion for junior golf. He explains why child golf development is so important.
For The Record: Randy Myers, fitness instructor
GolfChannel.com senior writer Rex Hoggard sits down with the director of fitness at Sea Island Golf Resort, Randy Myers, to talk about golf fitness for every players from the junior level to the PGA Tour.
For The Record: Myers' keys to golf fitness
Randy Myers, director of fitness at Sea Island Resort, discusses the keys to golf fitness.
For the Record: Randy Myers, fitness instructor
Randy Myers, the director of fitness of Sea Island Resort, compares golfers to others athletes and lays out the keys to golf fitness in this For the Record.
Morning Drive: Randy Myers Interview
Dir. Of Fitness at Sea Island Golf Learning Center Randy Myers discusses the importance of fitness in golf. Watch Morning Drive everyday 7AM ET.with those guys, being a part of the Sea Island crew with Davis Love in that group, you know, golf takes you to a lot of places and I feel fortunate everyday to get up and go to work and have very energetic people. -Well, you still work with some of the best and you mentioned Davis and Brandt Snedeker, Harris English, what are some things that you work with, with players in the PGA Tour that the folks at home can work on in their own golf games? -Well, I think there's three things that we really
Morning Drive: Fitness Tip with Brian Harman
Randy Myers is joined by Brian Harman to show off ways to get your core loose before you play. Watch Morning Drive everyday 7AM ET.-[unk]-- here from [unk]-- headquarters of Golf Channel is Sea Island, about three hours north of hill, and many PGA Tour members call that place home and many of them work with Randy Myers for their fitness and their strength when it comes to working and traveling the PGA Tour . Let's send it up to Randy with another member of the PGA Tour and the Sea Island mafia. -Thanks, guys. I'm here with Brian Harman, third year Tour player, and we're gonna talk a little bit about how he gets his core loose before he plays. You can get some tubing at any sporting goods store, and one of the drills we do and a lot of tour players do is try to get connected. So he is gonna take this tubing and try to extend it as far as he can just like the golf swing and obviously, Brian's a lefty, but we're gonna go the opposite direction first so he can get those abs to fire. One
Morning Drive: Jonathan Byrd Fitness Tip
Randy Myers is joined by PGA Tour player Jonathan Byrd to demonstrate some fitness tips to help improve your game. Watch Morning Drive everyday 7AM ET.Myers who works with a lot of the top players on the PGA Tour at that wonderful enclave that is Sea Island , recently got together with Jonathan Byrd to work on things not only for Jonathan but are transferable to you. Here's Randy and Jonathan Byrd . -Thanks a lot guys. I'm out here on the range with Jonathan Byrd , one of the best players in the PGA Tour . And today we're gonna introduce some medicine ball drill that he uses to help a sequence in his golf swing . Thanks a lot Jonathan. Show us what you do with this medicine ball whenever you're getting loosened up. -Yeah. When I'm doing
Get fit: Russell Henley fitness tips
Russell Henley talks about his fitness routine and shares tips with Randy Myers. Watch Morning Drive 7AM ET.your torso. Yeah I think for me I would absolutely get my heart rate up a little bit. I like to get on the bike. Okay. You know, get, get the blood flowing . I think that's a real big part of it. And then. For me, I think it's just rotation. You know, anything to
Meyer: Gotta stretch before you play
Matt Ginella gets some fitness tips from director of fitness at Sea Island Golf Learning Center Randy Myers. Watch Morning Drive everyday 7AM ET.swings once the weather clears. -So right here this pole is getting flexibility balance . -That's right. So, second product that I'll introduce to you is a great ball called Swing Ball Pro. It's actually smart body golf. And what you can do is make back swings and through swings. It's a medicine ball with handles. So go ahead and make some swings with it, help you with your width and acceleration and speed for people who haven't swung a golf club all summer, or-- excuse me, all winter and get ready for the summer you can get in better shape. Now, go back to the balance aspect with one foot behind you. Get your hands up high and then turn toward the transverse plane or the side that's forward. So go ahead and rotate with speed. So with our tour players up at Sea Island , we're constantly working on flexibility and balance training. -You said I'm a little flat. Is this gonna help me? -Well, it's gonna
Warming up: English's pre-round fitness tips
Harris English and Randy Myers give you tips to help you loosen up before your round to play better on the course. Watch Morning Drive 7AM ET.you describe some of that? -That's right. I mean, going into the golf course in the morning, I either workout at the hotel gym or the trailer on the PGA tour , I ride the bike a little bit, get the body warm, getting the legs loosen up because that's really the thing that I'm concerned about most because I don't want to be sore going out to the golf course 'cause we walk 18 holes, 72 holes a week so, I wanna keep the legs fresh and some of these drills that I just demonstrated I really keep my legs fresh and help me play as well as I do on the 72nd hole as I do on the 1st hole. -We're gonna demonstrate to you today some key stretches you can do before you play golf . Most of the viewers at home really have no idea what to do and if you're pressed for time and you're lateis youth- youthful and limber and now a two-time winner on the PGA tour . Great insight there.
Morning Drive: Harris English show us some pre-game stretches
Harris English and Trainer, Randy Myers, go over some of his pre-game stretches whether at the gym or on the golf course. Watch Morning Drive 7AM ET.just grab some of that? -That's right. I mean, going in the golf course in the morning, I need to work out on the hotel gym or the trailer on the PGA Tour , ride a bike a little bit, get the body warmed, getting the legs loosen up because that's really the thing that I am concerned about most because I don't wanna be sore going off to the golf course because we walk 18 holes, 72 holes a week. So, I wanna keep the legs fresh and some of these drills that I just demonstrated really keep my legs fresh and help me play as well as I do on the 72nd hole as I do on the 1st hole. -We're gonna demonstrate to you today some key stretches you can do before you play golf . Most of the viewers at home really have no idea what to do and if you're pressed for time and you're late
Morning Drive: Jonathan Byrd workout routine
Jonathan Byrd and trainer Randy Myers go through Byrd's workout routine that he's been practicing for 11 years. Watch Morning Drive 7AM ET.-Back on Morning Drive. Twelve minutes past the top of the hour. Jonathan Byrd known as the [unk], also as one of the best ball strikers in the game, so much so that he once won a golf tournament because of this, a hole in one of the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open back in 2011. He also cares about his body and works on his strength, and he used to spend some time with director of fitness down in Seattle, Randy Myers. -Thanks, guys. You're probably wondering why I'm out here on the range with Jonathan Byrd with these dumbbells. Five-time winner on the PGA Tour does a great warm-up with his shoulders. He just uses these light dumbbells, and one of the things we're gonna do isyou call it--in gymnastics. -In gymnastics, right. -So when I make a golf swing , I wanna stick my back swing, and I wanna stick the landing and go on to hole that finish. That just shows I've been in sequence, and it shows that I'm in balance. -That's a great tip for viewers at home. Now back to the studio. -Randy, Jonathan, thank you very much. You're not gonna find too many players on the PGA Tour or LPGA Tour that don't do some kind of fitness in addition to hitting balls. What did you see that Randy and Jonathan were working on? -There were--There were some things that I liked. I really liked the drill with the medicine ball because it's focusing on doing golf-specific things in your workout and I think too many people start working against what their golf swing is doing. The second thing that I liked is that he talked about the two positions in your golf swing . And my very first instructor, when I was a young kid, said if you get in the correct position at the top, just focus on getting the correct position at the finish and be athletic all the way through. So I really liked what they had to say in that piece. -Well, Jonathan Byrd always had one of the best-looking golf swings on the entire PGA Tour . It really reminds me a lot of Ben Hogan . Go back and look at some Ben Hogans pitchers. Jonathan Byrd , same type of swing. Jonathan's had it tough, go with a lot of injuries. It's nice to see him healthy enough now