Physical

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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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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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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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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EDGA Profiles: Daphne van Houten

16th April 2019

The story of European Golf Association’s Champion Woman Golfer with Disability, Daphne van Houten...

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What Should Golfers Do In the Gym?

15th April 2019

The team at ETPI give a detailed breakdown of the complex area that is 'golf fitness' from both the coach and the athlete points of view...

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EDGA Launches ‘pledge and PLAY’ During Golf and Health Week

29th March 2019

During Golf and Health Week, from 15-19 April, EDGA is to show its support of golfers with disability through a unique and fun ‘pledge and play' day...

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Golf & Health Week to Highlight How the Sport Helps Wellbeing

19th March 2019

A dedicated campaign to raise awareness of the health benefits of golf for people of all ages and abilities is to tee off next month...

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Golf and Parkinson’s Disease – Anthony Blackburn & Golf in Society

18th December 2018

Creator of GOLF IN SOCIETY, Anthony Blackburn, has set out to improve the lives of the ageing population introducing them to golf's health & wellbeing benefits...

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Golf and Parkinson’s Disease – Dr Anne-Marie Wills

17th December 2018

Dr Anne-Marie Wills, Assistant Professor of Neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital, has been conducting research into the effects of activity on Parkinson’s Disease patients...

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Adaptive Golf & Rehabilitation for People with Disabilities in Latvia – Filips Bernadskis & Santa Trofimova

16th December 2018

Filips Bernadskis & Santa Trofimova explain how golf being used therapeutically by the Latvian Spinal Cord Injury Society in their work around using ‘adaptive golf’ as part of rehabilitation...

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Global Consensus for Golf in the Race to Tackle Physical Inactivity

17th October 2018

A global consensus amongst leaders in public health, public policy and sport backs golf in the race to tackle physical inactivity...

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