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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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2018 Ricoh Women’s British Open – Watching the Health Benefits of Golf Rack Up

2nd August 2018

It is not just the golfers competing in the 2018 Ricoh Women’s British Open that are benefiting from being at a golf event - the spectators will also be racking up some benefits of their own...

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Roberts: How Sports Can Help Those With Memory Loss | GolfChannel.com

1st August 2018

Jimmy Roberts reports a story about how sports can help people with memory loss, including a group at Golf Memories Carnoustie...

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How Carnoustie is Using Golf to Help Awaken Memories | GolfDigest.com

25th July 2018

This year’s Open Championship provided a treasure trove of memories that won’t soon be forgotten. But it’s the awakening of golf memories that are helping change lives in the coastal town hard against the North Sea...

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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.

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Stirring Golfing Memories at Carnoustie

16th July 2018

Wonderful memories will be created by the victor in The 147th Open at Carnoustie – but it’s stirring memories that is helping improve people’s lives in the Angus town...

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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.

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UK Minister Hails Health Benefits of Golf

19th June 2018

The Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Public Health and Primary Care hailed the health benefits of golf...

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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...

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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.

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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...

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Planetary Health Conference: Golf on the Agenda

3rd June 2018

Golf & Health represented at the Planetary Health Annual Meeting in Edinburgh...

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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...

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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...

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UK Parliament Hails Health Benefits For Golf Spectators

14th October 2017

Members of Parliament have hailed the potential health benefits of spectating at golf events.

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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...

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