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2004 - Moved the National headquarters to La Costa Resort and Spa Built. Larry Castro designed and built the athletic club which after opening consider the best athletic club in the world. Recognized for the cutting edge design, equipment, and global programs. Provided services to the PGA tour and became the official provider for the Celebrity players tour. The USGFA and Precor partnered to offer an exclusive turnkey program designed to deliver consistent, measurable results quickly and safely—and increase new members and revenues to your facility. It's called FLUID STRENGTH
2002 - Built the performance center at Pala Mesa Resort in California and developed the PGFA Masters program. Pete Egoscue joins our team with his world-renowned Egoscue through The Egoscue Method is a form of postural therapy used to eliminate chronic pain and increase functional mobility.
2001 - USGFA™ membership has grown to over 1,000 strong and has successfully certified 143 PGFA trainers. Two new staff members have recently joined an already impressive roster of USGFA™/PGFA™ professionals. Currently, the Director of PGA National, Randy Myers, has accepted the position of Vice-President of Education. Dr. Jean Jacque Rivet, a proponent of many cutting edge protocols and Biomechanics head for the European PGA Tour, becomes the new Director of Biomechanics. Dr. Rivet joins other notable speakers that include Dr. Gideon Ariel, Gary Wise, and Doctor Vanderweghe. Several new corporate sponsors have onboard, including Kintera, Conformable, and LPG Systems.
2000 - Created the United States Golf Fitness Institute™, which is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting junior golf fitness and education.
1997 - Introduction of the Professional Golf Fitness Association™ (PGFA) Certification Programs United States Golf Fitness Association™ Opened at "In The Zone" Golf Gyms at Shilley Sports Center at Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, California. United States Golf Fitness Association Academy opened at Hyatt Newporter, Newport Beach, California. United States Golf Fitness Association Academy opened at Hong Kong International Golf and Yacht Club. Introduction of the PGFA American Medical Golf Association Advisory Board. Members include T. J. Izzo, from Izzo Systems and Gianni Maddalozzo Ph.D., Head of the Sports Science Department, Oregon State University.
1995 - Shilley Sports Center, Scripps Clinic at La Jolla, California, implement the golf fitness programs designed by Larry Castro, Professional Golf instructor and Master PGFA Instructor, assisted by top training professionals Dr. Peter McKay, Dean Brittenham, and Mike Burgner. Program Development in the areas of flexibility, strength, ambidexterity, relax concentration, nutrition, and mental preparation specific to golf. PGA golf symposiums on golf fitness and preventive injuries. Publishing of golf fitness articles.
1993 - Biomechanics and swing analysis program designed for increased flexibility and strength training for golfers.
1992 - Development of programs for athletes of the Federal International Volleyball Association (FIVA)
1989 - Athletic Development programs designed for amateur and professional golfers.
1988 - Physical therapy for the Canadian Open Golf Tournament and Athletic Development Training for volleyball players of the Women's Professional Volleyball Association (WPVA).