Social & Wellbeing

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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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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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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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...

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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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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...

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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...

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Golf Goes Head to Head With Dementia

25th August 2018

The UK's National Care Association speak to Golf in Society creator, Anthony Blackburn, about his efforts to make a difference in the lives of people living with dementia and Parkinson’s disease using golf...

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