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About Golf & Health

Whether you’re looking to get outdoors, increase your mental wellness, or spend more time with friends, golf can provide the physical, social and mental benefits to significantly improve your quality of life.   

In fact, all of the World Health Organization’s key criteria for health enhancing physical activity can be achieved through golf. It is an activity that incorporates strength, balance, endurance and cognitive challenges, and has also been shown to improve cardiovascular fitness, enhance mental agility and foster social connections. In recent studies, it’s even been found to combat over 40+ chronic diseases. As a result, this centuries-old pastime has emerged as a safe and holistic wellness activity that anyone can enjoy.  

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With over 1,700 courses in Canada, golf provides players of all ages and skill levels the opportunity to explore the great outdoors – all while participating in some friendly competition.  And because golf is such a low impact sport and can be easily modified for the differently abled, it’s easy for anyone to get in on the fun and experience the profound impact golf can have on our overall health.  

So, what are you waiting for? Get golfing today for a longer, healthier and happier life.    

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