R&A shares important mental and physical health information about golf

Golf is one of the most popular sports in the world. There are millions of recreational golfers around the world who play the sport regularly for fun. Therefore, there are also many golf courses in the world. Additionally, there are two governing bodies of golf, the USGA and the R&A, which deal with the rules and regulations of the game.

ADVERTISING

The article continues below this ad

The USGA is based in the United States, while the R&A is in England. Notably, apart from taking care of the rules and regulations of the game, they even share other aspects of golf and try to bust the myths. And recently, the R&A explained how golf benefits physical and mental health.

ADVERTISING

The article continues below this ad

Health benefits of playing golf

We all know the popularity of golf as a recreational game across the world. And since there is no age limit, even a four-year-old or a 90-year-old can practice this sport. Therefore, we see many people every year taking up the game. Recently, the R&A published the health benefits of playing the sport to raise awareness.

Watch this story: WATCH: Alexander Bjork does impossible 100ft at HSBC Abu Dhabi Championship 2022

ADVERTISING

The article continues below this ad

The general manager of The R&AMartin Slumbers, said, “Scientific research clearly shows that there are significant physical and mental health benefits to be gained from playing golf. We believe golf can provide a fantastic opportunity for people of all ages and abilities to have fun, get fit and socialize with family and friends.

January 9, 2022; Maui, Hawaii, USA; Cameron Smith putts on the 13th hole during the final round of the Sentry Tournament of Champions golf tournament at Kapalua Resort – The Plantation Course. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports/Reuters

Therefore, we see a lot of business people or other athletes playing golf in their free time as it helps them to stay in shape and have a good time with friends. Meanwhile, the USGA and the R&A are doing a great job of making this sport popular around the world.

ADVERTISING

The article continues below this ad

We must therefore encourage more and more people to practice this sport because it is not only beneficial for their physical health but also for their mental health.

DIVE DEEPER

American Express winner Hudson Swafford is moved as he remembers his late father on his birthday: ‘He taught me everything I know’

1 day ago

Comments are closed.