Benefits

New Research Highlights Golf’s Role in Public Health Considerations During the COVID-19 Pandemic

12th April 2021

A recently co-written review by Dr. Andrew Murray demonstrates the role golf is playing in benefitting the health of the global population during the COVID-19 pandemic...

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Why Golf Is A Driving Force for Rebuilding Lives After A Stroke

10th March 2021

Sport is increasingly playing an important role in the medical field, particularly when it comes to rebuilding lives after a stroke...

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Study Demonstrates Golf’s Positive Effect for Patients With Parkinson’s Disease

10th March 2021

A study has found that golf was more positively impactful than Tai Chi on patients suffering from Parkinson's disease...

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More Than A Game

24th November 2020

How two local football legends’ lives are transformed by golf in their battle with dementia...

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R&A Golf and Health Report Published

4th October 2020

The R&A has published a new golf and health report on the physical and mental benefits of the sport...

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New Evidence Indicates Golf Improves Muscle Strength and Balance

29th September 2020

An international research study backed by The R&A has found new evidence to suggest golf can provide significant health benefits to older participants in the form of improved muscle strength and balance...

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New Stirling Course Promotes the Social Enjoyment of Golf

10th September 2020

A new six-hole golf course in Stirling, Scotland, which focuses on the enjoyment and participation of golf, has recently opened its doors to the public...

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Wellness & Golf: Driving the Health Message of Golf, Globally

13th August 2020

Mindy Derr from Fore Hope sheds light on how golf can play a prescriptive role in improving the health, social and mental wellness of thousands of patients...

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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.

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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...

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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...

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Living With Dementia | UK Care Guide

19th July 2019

The UK care guide has shared a range of helpful tips and advice for people living with dementia...

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Healthy Living for Everybody at Royal Portrush: The Open

19th July 2019

For more than 215,000 fans flocking to Royal Portrush this week for The 148th Open, following the golfers will provide excitement & direct health benefits...

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Training Champions With ETPI – Andrea Pavan

17th July 2019

ETPI's Dan Coughlan & Nigel Tilley detail some valuable insights into Andrea Pavan’s winning strength & conditioning programmes...

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Wales Golf Stroke Scheme Gets Boost in R&A Health Week

16th July 2019

Stroke survivors in Wales will get the chance to use golf as part of recovery following the success of a pilot scheme partnered with the Stroke Association...

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Step Towards a Healthier Future at The Aberdeen Standard Investments Scottish Open

10th July 2019

The 50,000+ fans attending the Aberdeen Standard Investments Scottish Open won't just see their heroes, they will also get a dose of the health benefits they get as well...

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Free Coaching for Spectators and a Focus On Inclusive Golf at Aberdeen Standard Investments Scottish Open

9th July 2019

Spectators with a disability attending the Aberdeen Standard Investments Scottish Open can take advantage of free golf lessons...

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EDGA Profiles: Mette Wegge Lynggaard

17th April 2019

EDGA golfer Mette Wegge Lynggaard talks about her life and the challenges of being diagnosed with cerebral palsy of her left side...

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