International Golf Study to Research Health and Wellbeing Impacts On Golfers With Disabilities
1st June 2023
Golfers with disabilities invited to take part in a new academic study looking at golf's effect on quality of life and life satisfaction...
RESEARCH: Golf Outperforms Nordic Walking in Improving Cardiovascular Health in Older Adults, Study Finds
8th February 2023
Researchers in Finland find acute bouts of aerobic exercise improved cardiovascular health in older adults more than Nordic walking and walking...
‘Golf On Prescription’ Pilot Launched in Fife, Scotland
19th January 2023
A pioneering health initiative has been piloted in Fife with golf ‘prescribed’ for individuals to encourage a more active lifestyle...
Abertay University – Golf and Physical Health: Systematic Review Summary
6th September 2022
Abertay and York St John University's systematic review published in 'Sports Medicine'...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...