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Building a culture of health & wellness

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Troon is committed to integrating and leading fit and healthy lifestyles for members, guests and associates alike.

TroonFIT is a platform that raises awareness of the health benefits related to playing (more) golf; promotes non-golf fitness activities like tennis, swimming and running; and also incorporates nutritional offerings at Troon-managed facilities.

Troon’s goal is to incorporate a culture of health and fitness where the idea of living and maintaining a healthy lifestyle is more of an unwritten expectation. We are developing new ways to use our golf facilities for fitness related activities such as allowing walking the grounds when not golfing, or hosting charity fundraisers or special events. TroonFIT builds upon the ever changing social dynamic of embracing fitness and ensures that golf is promoted as a fitness related activity.

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A look at golf's health benefits:

  • Walking 18 holes of golf is equal to taking a 5-mile walk or running 3.5 to 4 miles.
  • Playing 18 holes of golf burns roughly 2,000 calories when walking and 1,300 calories in a cart.
  • When walking 18 holes of golf, blood glucose levels fall anywhere from 10% to 30% depending on age.
  • Older people who golf have better static and dynamic balance control and confidence.
  • Golfers exceed 10,000 steps during a typical round of golf – which meets the recommended guidelines for daily exercise.

(The Walker Research Group commissioned by the World Golf Foundation and Golf 20/20)

Troon Clubhouse

Tips on fitness, nutrition and more

Featured Article: News

Posted on October 20, 2020

Strengthening Your Knee and Hip Joints

Village Health Tips with John Preston

John Preston of the Village Health Clubs displays exercises to strengthen the joins in your hips and knees which ultimately prove to be lower body support for your golf swing….Village Heath Tips…with John Preston

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Featured Article: News

Posted on October 06, 2020

Mind Games for Better Workouts

Staying TroonFIT with Steven Tinoco

It happens to all of us when it comes to not wanting to workout certain days or just going through the motions at the gym. The struggle to push through it, hits harder than anything else when it comes to trying to make working out a routine. I’m  ...

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Featured Article: News

Posted on September 04, 2020

4 Stretches with your Driver

Village Heath Tips

We know the driver is one of the biggest swings you will make throughout your round. The driver is also one of the best tools we can use ahead of our round to stretch and warm-up. Here are four exercises you can do with your driver before you start  ...

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Featured Article: News

Posted on September 10, 2020

Getting Back Into It

Staying TroonFIt with Steven Tinoco

Depending on where you are in the country, and even the world, gyms are starting to reopen for public use. This is definitely an exciting time in 2020 as hopefully that means things are slowly getting back to normal. With that, here are a couple tips ...

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Featured Article: Troon Privé Magazine

Posted on September 07, 2020


REHYDRATE, RECOVER, REPLENISH…While walking is an excellent low to moderately intense workout that’s easy on the joints, you’ll still need to recover properly to improve fitness and avoid injuries. Here are six steps to include in your  ...

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Featured Article: News

Posted on September 04, 2020

Human Rotation for Function and Golf Performance

Village Health Tips

Human movement can be complex and difficult to understand. We live and move in three different dimensions; forward and back, side-to-side, and rotationally (and usually all three simultaneously). Some joints are designed to primarily move forward and ...

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Featured Article: News

Posted on August 25, 2020

Three Everyday Stretches

Staying TroonFIT with Steven Tinoco

Aside from eating healthy and being more active, you should incorporate stretching into your everyday routine. This is a very under appreciated part of fitness and we all can use more of it. Whether you’re getting out of bed, ready for a workout or ...

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TroonFIT Videos

Workouts, exercises and tips from experts!

TroonFIT Workouts

Fitness challenges, exercises and stretches to help improve your health and golf game!

Yoga for Golfers

Katherine Roberts of Yoga for Golfers displays yoga stretching that can help strengthen your golf game.

TroonFIT Experts

Our Expert Contributors

John Preston
John Preston has 27 years of experience working as a personal trainer and more than 30,000 hours working directly with clients throughout his career. John has a Master's Degree in Exercise and Wellness from Arizona State University. John's undergraduate degree is in Kinesiology with an option in Athletic Training from California State University, Long Beach. John currently has the following certifications; Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS, 2019) from the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), Certified Exercise Physiologist (EP-C, 1995) from the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and Certified Personal Trainer (CPT, 1993) from the American Council on Exercise (ACE). Additional credentials include Functional Movement Screen (FMS) certified, and Titleist Performance Institute (TPI), certified golf fitness instructor.
Steven Tinoco
Steven Tinoco is a former professional baseball player with the Tampa Bay Rays organization. A graduate of Long Beach State, Steven is a certified trainer with more than 20 years experience in strength training. He is currently working on his Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) Certification. You can find great tips on everything from nutrition to exercise in Steven's "Staying TroonFIT" chronicles.
Katherine Roberts
Founder and President of Yoga for Golfers® and Human Performance For Sports™, Katherine Roberts is a pioneer and leader in the field of yoga-based fitness for golf. Spanning nearly 2 decades, her unique and highly effective approach blends yoga, science, and proprietary golf-specific conditioning strategies into one powerful methodology – Yoga For Golfers (YFG). YFG harnesses and integrates power of the body with power of the mind to increase and enhance performance, enabling golfers at all levels to play better, play stronger, and play longer.

Facilities and Associates in Action:

Lake of Isles, in North Stonington, Conn., has developed a TroonFIT membership program. The program is focused on creating opportunities for individuals to live a healthy lifestyle and have fun doing it! Some benefits of the program include preferred 9-hole walking rates, guided walking tours, yoga and fitness classes “on the deck,” and a portion of each membership fee is donated to charity. Lake of Isles has also incorporated TroonFIT items and nutritional facts on their restaurant menu.