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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Golf & Health at the 2018 Ryder Cup
26th September 2018
Whilst the spectators at the Ryder Cup are witness to a week of incredible golf, they will also gain many of the same benefits as the players themselves...
Too Many People Missing Out On Health Benefits of Golf, Says Expert Panel
21st September 2018
Evidence suggests golf may not only be good for mind and body, but also for a long life...
Getting Back in the Swing: GPs Urged to Refer Older Patients for Golf Lessons
18th July 2018
Health professionals are being urged to refer older and inactive patients for golf lessons, after a new report showed that golf builds muscle strength, reduces blood pressure and improves life satisfaction.
Women and Girls’ Golf Week Set to Launch Across GB&I
5th July 2018
Women and girls will speak out about why they love golf and what they get from the sport when a special awareness week is held across GB&I later this month.
The Key Health Benefits of Golf
16th June 2018
Golf is played by around 55 million people...pretty impressive, but even more so is all of these people could be substantially benefiting their health...
Disabled Golfers will compete in the 2018 Emirates Australian Open
15th June 2018
A world-first championship for golfers with a disability will be contested during this year's Emirates Australian Open in Sydney.
Raising Awareness Of Golf’s Health Benefits
6th June 2018
The game's governing bodies are making strides to improve golf's health links and benefits...
Health Benefits for Young Golfers Shown in New Video
10th May 2018
A new video produced by The R&A is highlighting the health benefits of golf for young people, as well as those for all ages...
Golf is Good For You – and Could Save Millions
27th March 2018
Golf is good for your health and happiness – and could save millions of pounds for local authorities, according to new research...
Murray & Dunstan Pair Up For 200 Mile Ryder Cup Run
10th September 2017
Fitness fanatics, Dr Andrew Murray & Paul Dunstan, are teaming up to run 200 miles from Wentworth Club in England to Le Golf National in France...
Golfers & Longevity
9th March 2017
We know that physical inactivity (i.e. NOT being active) kills millions of people around the world each year. So could playing golf reduce the risk of an early death?!