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...
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...
Golf & Health – Policy Makers & Leaders Briefing
21st October 2020
The G&H Briefing Document for Policy Makers and Leaders...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
EDGA Profiles: Daphne van Houten
16th April 2019
The story of European Golf Association’s Champion Woman Golfer with Disability, Daphne van Houten...
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...
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...
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...
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...