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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Golf & Health – Policy Makers & Leaders Briefing

21st October 2020

The G&H Briefing Document for Policy Makers and Leaders...

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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...

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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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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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Mindfulness Campaign Released by Australian Golf

7th September 2020

The Australian Golf Industry Council (AGIC) has released a first-of-its-kind three-hour-long slow TV production that promotes the mental health benefits of golf...

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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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Dr. Andrew Murray To Be Awarded Golf & Heath Focused PhD From University of Edinburgh

8th June 2020

Dr Andrew Murray completes PhD focusing on the health benefits of golf...

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