The Golf & Health Project, supported by the World Golf Foundation, aims to study the many and varied health & wellbeing benefits of golf, consider any risks, and to publish regularly in international, peer-reviewed journals…
International Consensus on Golf & Health
An International Consensus on Golf & Health has generated various statements that have been agreed upon by international experts and can be used with confidence.
From 17-18 October various events will take place in London, UK, around the Consensus with the International Society for Physical Activity and Health (ISPAH), the World Health Organisation (WHO), the British Journal of Sports Medicine, the UK government, and The R&A.
Those that play golf live 5 years longer, than those that don’t play…
Regular physical activity/ exercise decreases the risk of anxiety, depression and dementia…
Golf can provide moderate intensity physical activity, and can be expected to decrease the risk of over 40 major chronic diseases…
Golf has been shown to have confidence, self-esteem, self-worth benefits…
Golf in Society – Golf’s Affect on the Lives of Those Living With Dementia & Parkinson’s
The GOLF IN SOCIETY project is a social enterprise with a vision to improve the lives of the ageing population by introducing them to the health & wellbeing benefits of golf, particularly in those with dementia and Parkinson’s disease.
We visited one of their sessions at the Lincoln Golf Centre to find out more about their inspiring work.
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 major championship victories…
So Yeon Ryu
8 Ways to Improve Your Mental Wellbeing | #WorldMentalHealthDay
2nd October 2019
To celebrate #WorldMentalHealthDay, the European Tour Performance Institute (ETPI) have released an infographic that provides key fundamental activities you can do to help improve and mention your mental health and wellbeing.
Solheim Spectators Set Their Own ‘World’ Record at Gleneagles
2nd October 2019
Golf fans at this year's Solheim Cup at Gleneagles walked the equivalent of 20 times around the world...
Protect Your Skin Against Skin Cancer | European Tour Performance Institute
17th September 2019
Physical, mental and social wellbeing are all beneficiaries of playing golf, and in so many variations but so often people forget to acknowledge the risks...