What’s Happening

New Research Highlights Golf’s Role in Public Health Considerations During the COVID-19 Pandemic

12th April 2021

A recently published review demonstrates the role golf can play in benefitting the health of the global population during the COVID-19 pandemic...

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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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