Skin in the Game
10th May 2021
Melanoma Fund & Sports Marketing Surveys reveal concerning carelessness among UK golfers when it comes to the risk of skin cancer...
Slip! Slap! Swing! is Back on the Fairway
10th May 2021
With many of us taking steps to avoid other forms of cancer, many golfers still avoid sun protection, despite the overwhelming body of research, that proves just how dangerous too much UV exposure can be...
New Research Highlights Golf’s Role in Public Health Considerations During the COVID-19 Pandemic
12th April 2021
A recently co-written review by Dr. Andrew Murray demonstrates the role golf is playing in benefitting the health of the global population during the COVID-19 pandemic...
Wellness & Golf: Driving the Health Message of Golf, Globally
13th August 2020
Mindy Derr from Fore Hope sheds light on how golf can play a prescriptive role in improving the health, social and mental wellness of thousands of patients...
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...
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...
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...
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.
UK Minister Hails Health Benefits of Golf
19th June 2018
The Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Public Health and Primary Care hailed the health benefits of golf...
Planetary Health Conference: Golf on the Agenda
3rd June 2018
Golf & Health represented at the Planetary Health Annual Meeting in Edinburgh...
Steve Brine MP – Policy Makers and Golf & Health
30th May 2018
During the 2018 BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth, UK Parliamentary Under Minister, Steve Brine MP, joined Golf & Health representatives to meet with various golf-based projects and organisations...
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...
UK Parliament Hails Health Benefits For Golf Spectators
14th October 2017
Members of Parliament have hailed the potential health benefits of spectating at golf events.
Golf As a Public Health Panacea – BJSM Podcast
17th June 2017
Dr Roger Hawkes & BJSM look at health benefits of golf and assessing & managing golfers that walk through clinic doors...