There are a wide-range of physical benefits associated with golf. By undertaking physical activity such as golf, the risk of developing diseases such as heart disease, diabetes and cancers Is significantly reduced. It can also improve balance, function and strength – leading to an improved quality of life and enhanced health outcomes.

The real golden ticket? Golf is linked to 5-years extra life!

  • Physical activity such as golf reduces the risk of a whole host of major killers – heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and more!
  • Golf is known to improve risk factors for diseases, including blood-glucose levels, cholesterol, and body composition
  • Golf may help reduce the risk of falls and help older people live independently


The Relationships Between Golf and Health: A Scoping Review

Murray AD, Daines L, Archibald D, et al, The relationships between golf and health: a scoping review
Br J Sports Med Published Online First: 03 October 2016. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2016-096625


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The University of Edinburgh's 2016 Scoping Review on the health benefits of golf. Abstract Objective...