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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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Golf is Good For You – and Could Save Millions

27th March 2018

Golf is good for your health and happiness – and could save millions of pounds for local authorities, according to new research...

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Murray & Dunstan Pair Up For 200 Mile Ryder Cup Run

10th September 2017

Fitness fanatics, Dr Andrew Murray & Paul Dunstan, are teaming up to run 200 miles from Wentworth Club in England to Le Golf National in France...

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Golfers & Longevity

9th March 2017

We know that physical inactivity (i.e. NOT being active) kills millions of people around the world each year. So could playing golf reduce the risk of an early death?!

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Exploring the Health & Wellbeing Benefits of Golf [INFOGRAPHIC]

27th February 2017

The Golf & Health Project and University of Edinburgh launch a new infographic detailing just some of the many benefits of golf...

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Golf & Health Project Launches to Highlight How Golf Can Benefit All

5th October 2016

The Golf & Health Project has launched aiming to academically research and highlight how the sport can benefit peoples’ lives...

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