Playing golf is good for you.
Play golf it’s a healthy pastime
Did you know?
In a 9-hole round, a player will walk two to three miles, take over 5,000 steps and burn over 450 calories.
The R&A is stepping up its efforts to widely communicate the health benefits of golf for all ages and abilities, building on significant robust research and key findings.
The Golf & Health Project, supported by the World Golf Foundation which comprises the major golfing bodies worldwide including The R&A, USGA and the European Tour, has been working hard to show the overall health benefits of the sport, both physically and mentally.