The Good-Good Golf Podcast

Ep 158: Golf and Health: A way forward for the game



September 13th, 2023  •  54 mins 4 secs  •  Download (37.1 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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Revered course architect Alastair Mackenzie was a GP in another life and wrote in his book Spirit of St Andrews about the health benefits of prescribing golf to his patients. Almost 100 years after those words were penned a study in Scotland shows they are likely true. Dr Frank Sullivan of the University of St Andrews joins episode 158 to discuss the trial which saw more than 50% of those 'prescribed' golf as treatment returning positive reviews.