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Stay on Top of Your Game with Botsford Golf Conditioning Classes

Novi, Mich. (January 18, 2010)---Are you a golfer who can’t wait to get back in the game? Botsford Center for Health Improvement can help you stay on top of your game during the cold months through an exclusive six-week Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) designed program that helps improve a golfer’s game though educational and hands-on fitness training. 
 
The golf conditioning program features a golf fitness performance pre-test, six-week conditioning program and classes, weekly exercise plan, video based pre and post swing analysis and lessons with local PGA pro Ben Bockin from Western Golf & Country Club in Redford. Classes run February 8 through March 24 with Monday evening sessions at 6:15 p.m. or Wednesday morning sessions at 10 a.m. The cost is $180 for Botsford Center for Health Improvement members. Non-member fees are $220 and include membership during the six-week program. 
 
Cliff Ewald, M.S., C.S.C.S., a certified TPI Golf Fitness Specialist and Strength and Conditioning Specialist with more than eight year of golf fitness experience, will lead the class. Ewald says, “The goal of the program is to increase flexibility, core stability and rotational power, thus improving swing range of motion and power. Injury prevention is a priority for me, and these exercises specifically target and aim to prevent low back pain.” 
 
To kick off this session, a free informational seminar, The Benefits of Golf Conditioning, will be held on Monday, February 1 at 6:15 p.m. at the Botsford Center for Health Improvement. 
 
For details and registration information, please call (248) 473-3100 or visit www.botsford.org/bchi. More than a health club, The Botsford Center for Health Improvement offers a comprehensive wellness approach integrating fitness, lifestyle and behavior management with medical and clinical practices. The Botsford Center for Health Improvement is located at 39750 Grand River Ave. in Novi.

Beaumont Health is a not-for-profit organization formed by Beaumont Health System, Botsford Health Care and Oakwood Healthcare to provide high-quality, efficient, accessible services in a caring environment for southeastern Michigan residents and beyond. As one of Beaumont Health's eight hospitals, Botsford Hospital is a multi-specialty 330-bed hospital and verified trauma center located in Farmington Hills, Michigan. The campus also houses an imaging center, a comprehensive care cancer center and an extensive medical education program---part of Michigan State University's Statewide Campus System. Annually, Botsford cares for about 16,000 inpatients and more than 60,000 emergency and trauma patients with a team of approximately 2,500 employees, 300 volunteers and 600 physicians.

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