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GOLF AND 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

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 – 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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Golf & Health at the 2018 Ryder Cup

26th September 2018

Whilst the spectators at the Ryder Cup are witness to a week of incredible golf, they will also gain many of the same benefits as the players themselves...

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Too Many People Missing Out On Health Benefits of Golf, Says Expert Panel

21st September 2018

Evidence suggests golf may not only be good for mind and body, but also for a long life...

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Golf Goes Head to Head With Dementia

25th August 2018

The UK's National Care Association speak to Golf in Society creator, Anthony Blackburn, about his efforts to make a difference in the lives of people living with dementia and Parkinson’s disease using golf...

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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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Getting Back in the Swing: GPs Urged to Refer Older Patients for Golf Lessons

18th July 2018

Health professionals are being urged to refer older and inactive patients for golf lessons, after a new report showed that golf builds muscle strength, reduces blood pressure and improves life satisfaction.

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Stirring Golfing Memories at Carnoustie

16th July 2018

Wonderful memories will be created by the victor in The 147th Open at Carnoustie – but it’s stirring memories that is helping improve people’s lives in the Angus town...

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Women and Girls’ Golf Week Set to Launch Across GB&I

5th July 2018

Women and girls will speak out about why they love golf and what they get from the sport when a special awareness week is held across GB&I later this month.

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Golf in Society – Golf’s Affect on the Lives of Those Living With Dementia & Parkinson’s

19th June 2018

GOLF IN SOCIETY is a social enterprise with a vision to improve the lives of the ageing population...

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The Key Health Benefits of Golf

16th June 2018

Golf is played by around 55 million people...pretty impressive, but even more so is all of these people could be substantially benefiting their health...

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Disabled Golfers will compete in the 2018 Emirates Australian Open

15th June 2018

A world-first championship for golfers with a disability will be contested during this year's Emirates Australian Open in Sydney.

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Raising Awareness Of Golf’s Health Benefits

6th June 2018

The game's governing bodies are making strides to improve golf's health links and benefits...

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Health Benefits for Young Golfers Shown in New Video

10th May 2018

A new video produced by The R&A is highlighting the health benefits of golf for young people, as well as those for all ages...

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