Health Benefits of Golf

Simply put, golfers live longer, have better overall physical health, and gain wellness/ mental health benefits. These associations are likely due to the golden combination of walking, muscular activity, and social interaction (amongst other factors). So whether you’re young or old; a scratch golfer or have never picked up a club before, there are now even more reasons to head to your nearest course!

Physical benefits include:

  • improved cardiovascular risk-factor profiles
  • improved blood-glucose levels
  • increased life expectancy 
  • Psychological benefits include:

  • improved self-esteem
  • improved confidence
  • reduced anxiety 
  • Golf also provides a great opportunity for developing interpersonal skills, emotional control, and enhancing social connections