Research Alert

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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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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Golf Reduces Stress and Improves Mental Health, Says Leading Expert

6th April 2019

A leading psychologist has championed the role golf can play in reducing stress and supporting good mental health, as part of Syngenta's Growing Golf campaign...

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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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Golf and Parkinson’s Disease – Dr Anne-Marie Wills

17th December 2018

Dr Anne-Marie Wills, Assistant Professor of Neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital, has been conducting research into the effects of activity on Parkinson’s Disease patients...

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Adaptive Golf & Rehabilitation for People with Disabilities in Latvia – Filips Bernadskis & Santa Trofimova

16th December 2018

Filips Bernadskis & Santa Trofimova explain how golf being used therapeutically by the Latvian Spinal Cord Injury Society in their work around using ‘adaptive golf’ as part of rehabilitation...

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