RESEARCH: Golf Outperforms Nordic Walking in Improving Cardiovascular Health in Older Adults, Study Finds
8th February 2023
Researchers in Finland find acute bouts of aerobic exercise improved cardiovascular health in older adults more than Nordic walking and walking...
‘Golf On Prescription’ Pilot Launched in Fife, Scotland
19th January 2023
A pioneering health initiative has been piloted in Fife with golf ‘prescribed’ for individuals to encourage a more active lifestyle...
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'...
Golf & Health Featured in Chicago District Golfer Magazine
21st June 2022
The CGDA's leading magazine features the many health benefits of golf in its June issue...
2nd International Congress on Golf + Health Open For Registrations
14th June 2022
The 2nd Congress event will take place in Scotland, for anyone interested in the golf, health and performance space...
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...
Study Demonstrates Golf’s Positive Effect for Patients With Parkinson’s Disease
10th April 2022
A study has found that golf was more positively impactful than Tai Chi on patients suffering from Parkinson's disease...
Skin in the Game
10th May 2021
Melanoma Fund & Sports Marketing Surveys reveal concerning carelessness among UK golfers when it comes to the risk of skin cancer...
Slip! Slap! Swing! is Back on the Fairway
10th May 2021
With many of us taking steps to avoid other forms of cancer, many golfers still avoid sun protection, despite the overwhelming body of research, that proves just how dangerous too much UV exposure can be...
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...
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...
Study Adds Weight to Golf’s Health Benefits
15th February 2021
A study has found that around 40 major chronic diseases could be prevented by playing or spectating golf...
Golf & Health – PGAs, National Federations and the Golf Industry Briefing
21st October 2020
The G&H Briefing Document for PGAs, National Federations and the Golf Industry...
Golf & Health – Policy Makers & Leaders Briefing
21st October 2020
The G&H Briefing Document for Policy Makers and Leaders...
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...
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...
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...