5 Areas of Growth
Playing golf helps us improve in these 5 areas
of our health and wellness-
Physical, emotional, intellectual, spiritual and social.
A landmark Scandinavian study (B. Farahmand, G. Broman, U. de Faire, D. Vågerö, A. Ahlbom May 28, 2008) of over 300,000 golfers estimated they lived a remarkable 5 years longer than those who do not play golf,
regardless of age, gender, or socioeconomic status.
A study published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine
(A D Murray, L.Daines, D Archibald, R A Hawkes, C Schiphorst, P Kelly,
L Grant, N Mutrie. October 2, 2016) concludes that “Practitioners and policymakers can be
encouraged to support more people to play golf, due to
associated improved physical health and mental health
and mental well being, and a potential contribution to
increased life expectancy”.
Golf can be played by the young and the old.
Kids can start golf at 3 or 4 years of age and
people are still playing at 104 years old.
My Dad got his last hole-in-one at the age of 81!
You can play golf in groups where ability is not a factor.
The handicap system levels the playing field.
You can play competitively and/or socially.
You can play golf outside and/or inside.
You can play golf at any time of day or night. Thank you “Top Golf”.
There is a multitude of benefits to playing the game of golf.
If you don’t play it already, why not start? Better yet, introduce someone new
to the game. You’ll be halfway to making your foursome!
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A connection to nutrition advice, exercises, mental game tips, and strategies to help transform your life.
Physically. Intellectually. Emotionally. Spiritually. Socially.