4 Scientific secret benefits of playing golf

4 Scientific secret benefits of playing golf

Posted on September 19, 2021 By Tara O'Loughlin

As the pandemic continues out of the summer months and into the fall, many of us are looking for excuses to get out for some socially distanced enrichment. Golf has become increasingly popular for this very reason. Though seasoned golfers certainly don’t need reasons to play golf, the rest of the population didn’t necessarily see … Continue reading “4 Scientific secret benefits of playing golf”

Can you really improve your golf handicap by 10 strokes?

Can you really improve your golf handicap by 10 strokes?

Posted on May 29, 2021 By Tara O'Loughlin

For many people, the process of getting better at golf starts with an attempt to improve your handicap. In golf, a handicap is a number that indicates your ability as a player. For example, if a player has a +10 handicap, they play about ten strokes above average. As all golfers know, lower numbers are … Continue reading “Can you really improve your golf handicap by 10 strokes?”

Playing golf after hip surgery

Playing golf after hip surgery

Posted on April 27, 2021 By Tara O'Loughlin

Despite golf’s popularity among the older demographic, it can actually be quite difficult on the body. Golfers struggling with arthritis or other joint problems may find it difficult to play without pain. Hip arthritis in particular can be very painful while golfing and can affect your ability to play at all. Hip rotation is diminished … Continue reading “Playing golf after hip surgery”

3 mental health benefits you get from playing golf

3 Mental health benefits you get from playing golf

Posted on April 17, 2021 By Tara O'Loughlin

In a time of increasing tension and uncertainty, most people are searching for some way to de-stress. Some of our favorite calming activities have been disrupted due to COVID-19, but there are still ways to take care of your mental health while protecting your physical health. Believe it or not, playing a round of golf … Continue reading “3 Mental health benefits you get from playing golf”

Golf swing vs. baseball swing: A breakdown

Golf swing vs. baseball swing: A breakdown

Posted on March 24, 2021 By Tara O'Loughlin

Many golfers also have interest in other sports, whether they’re a player or a spectator. In the case of junior golfers, many of them also play soccer or baseball. Surprisingly, golfers that also play baseball report having trouble with their baseball swing because of their golf swing or vice versa. While there are some similarities … Continue reading “Golf swing vs. baseball swing: A breakdown”