With so many professionals now on gym programs that would make Arnie blush, you have to wonder where the “athlete first, golfer second” discussion ends. Perhaps there’s hope for the rest of us yet.
Michael Jones heads up our list of previews with a look at the HSBC Champions event in China, where Hideki Matsuyama will defend his title. Jimmy Emanuel casts his eye over the field for the PGA Tour's Sanderson Farms event where there will be eight Aussies in action this week. Three Australian women will be looking to fire against a quality field in the Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia, while closer to home the Queensland Open will see a crack field of locals bidding for the T.B Hunter Cup.
If you’re looking to improve your game there are great tips from short game guru Dave Pelz, major champions Tom Watson and Nick Faldo, while Brad Hughes unravels the mysteries of swing plane.
You’ll find all these stories in this week’s Golf Australia Express.