Golf & Health in the News

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 Demonstrates Golf’s Positive Effect for Patients With Parkinson’s Disease

10th March 2021

A study has found that golf was more positively impactful than Tai Chi on patients suffering from Parkinson's disease...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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