Date: December 30, 2011

Vale Ramsay McMaster

Golf Australia offers its deepest sympathies to the family, friends and colleagues of Ramsay McMaster who died on Thursday 29 December. Recognised as one of the leading authorities in the world on golf specific physiotherapy, Ramsay worked for more than 20 years with thousands of golfers to better prepare their bodies for golf and established the world renowned Melbourne Golf Injury Clinic. Ramsay was heavily involved in Golf Australia&aposs High Performance Unit in ongoing player development. “Ramsay was a true pioneer in the sport of golf and the long term development of the athlete,” Golf Australia High Performance Director Brad James said. “His knowledge and passion for the sport is irreplaceable.” “Golf Australia has lost a great friend and a great man who will be truly missed by everyone in golf who knew him.” “All our thoughts and prayers are with Ramsay&aposs wife Caroline and their children.” Ramsay worked with leading coaches around the world, including Steve Bann, Jim McLean and the Head Coaches of England, Scotland, Norway. Switzerland, Belgium, New Zealand, China, Taiwan and Australia. He worked with Tour professionals and amateurs worldwide and was the Golf Training Consultant to Golf Digest Magazine and Golf Magazine. An author of two books, Ramsay regularly presented at Golf Science and Coaching summits around the world and also had a clinic in Hong Kong. His infectious enthusiasm for everything he did made him enormously popular with everyone he worked with.