The Golf & Health Project, supported by the World Golf Foundation, aims to explore the many and varied health and well-being benefits of golf by investigating current, academically-reviewed research and conducting innovative, new research to explore other areas and opportunities.

The Benefits

LIVE LONGER

Those that play golf live 5 years longer, than those that don’t play

HEALTHY MIND

Regular physical activity/ exercise decreases the risk of anxiety, depression and dementia

HEALTHY BODY

Golf can provide moderate intensity physical activity, and can be expected to decrease the risk of over 40 major chronic diseases, like type 2 diabetes, heart attacks, strokes, colon and breast cancer

WELLNESS BENEFITS

Golf has been shown to have confidence, self-esteem, self-worth benefits

Ambassadors

The Golf & Health Project has a team of fantastic ambassadors from around the world,  Between them they have over 350 professional tournament victories, including 30 “majors” – Click their names below to find out more!

  • Aaron Baddeley
  • Annika Sorenstam
  • Brooke Henderson
  • Gary Player
  • Padraig Harrington
  • Ryann O’Toole
  • So Yeon Ryu
  • Zach Johnson