What’s Happening

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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2018 Ricoh Women’s British Open – Watching the Health Benefits of Golf Rack Up

2nd August 2018

It is not just the golfers competing in the 2018 Ricoh Women’s British Open that are benefiting from being at a golf event - the spectators will also be racking up some benefits of their own...

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Roberts: How Sports Can Help Those With Memory Loss | GolfChannel.com

1st August 2018

Jimmy Roberts reports a story about how sports can help people with memory loss, including a group at Golf Memories Carnoustie...

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How Carnoustie is Using Golf to Help Awaken Memories | GolfDigest.com

25th July 2018

This year’s Open Championship provided a treasure trove of memories that won’t soon be forgotten. But it’s the awakening of golf memories that are helping change lives in the coastal town hard against the North Sea...

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Planetary Health Conference: Golf on the Agenda

3rd June 2018

Golf & Health represented at the Planetary Health Annual Meeting in Edinburgh...

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