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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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Golf & Health Project and Confederation of Professional Golf Create Coronavirus [COVID-19] Hubs

27th May 2020

Resource Hubs contain variety of resources from across the world for creating safe and secure golfing environments...

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Coronavirus [COVID-19] Update | Golf & Health

20th March 2020

For those not required to self-isolate in the Coronavirus pandemic, golf can still provide health enhancing physical activity and safe social interaction in a low risk environment...

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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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Protect Your Skin Against Skin Cancer | European Tour Performance Institute

17th September 2019

Physical, mental and social wellbeing are all beneficiaries of playing golf, and in so many variations but so often people forget to acknowledge the risks...

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Healthy Living for Everybody at Royal Portrush: The Open

19th July 2019

For more than 215,000 fans flocking to Royal Portrush this week for The 148th Open, following the golfers will provide excitement & direct health benefits...

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Training Champions With ETPI – Andrea Pavan

17th July 2019

ETPI's Dan Coughlan & Nigel Tilley detail some valuable insights into Andrea Pavan’s winning strength & conditioning programmes...

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Wales Golf Stroke Scheme Gets Boost in R&A Health Week

16th July 2019

Stroke survivors in Wales will get the chance to use golf as part of recovery following the success of a pilot scheme partnered with the Stroke Association...

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Step Towards a Healthier Future at The Aberdeen Standard Investments Scottish Open

10th July 2019

The 50,000+ fans attending the Aberdeen Standard Investments Scottish Open won't just see their heroes, they will also get a dose of the health benefits they get as well...

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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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Disabled Golf Champions Aim to Inspire Thousands of New Players

5th July 2019

Wild card Mike Browne has completed the field for the EDGA Scottish Open - the new 36-hole tournament for Golfers with Disability...

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Golf and Health Featured on GlobalNews.ca

20th April 2019

The Golf & Health Project features in the Canadian press as part of #GolfHealthWeek...

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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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