International Golf Study to Research Health and Wellbeing Impacts On Golfers With Disabilities
1st June 2023
Golfers with disabilities invited to take part in a new academic study looking at golf's effect on quality of life and life satisfaction...
Abertay University – Golf and Physical Health: Systematic Review Summary
6th September 2022
Abertay and York St John University's systematic review published in 'Sports Medicine'...
More Than A Game – Transforming The Lives of Dementia Patients
10th June 2022
How two local football legends’ lives are transformed by golf in their battle with dementia...
New Research Highlights the Benefits, Barriers and Facilitators to Golf Participation Among Disabled People
27th May 2022
A recent research paper co-written by Tony Bennett illustrates the benefits, the barriers and the facilitators to golf participation amongst disabled people...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
EDGA Profiles: Daphne van Houten
16th April 2019
The story of European Golf Association’s Champion Woman Golfer with Disability, Daphne van Houten...
Golf Reduces Stress and Improves Mental Health, Says Leading Expert
6th April 2019
A leading psychologist has championed the role golf can play in reducing stress and supporting good mental health, as part of Syngenta's Growing Golf campaign...
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...