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Golf is a sport that involves hitting a ball with a club into a series of holes on a course. It can be played individually or as part of a team, and can be enjoyed for leisure or as a competitive sport.

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Time Commitment

Between 3 and 5 hours to complete.

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Suggested Frequency

Golfers can play as often as they wish, depending on personal preference and availability.

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Time of Day

Many prefer to play in the morning or early afternoon when the weather is cooler.

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How to Do It

To play golf, you will need to find a golf course and book a tee time. Once on the course, hit your ball from the designated tee box towards the hole. Keep track of your score and try to complete each hole with as few strokes as possible.

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Required Equipment

Golf clubs, golf balls, golf tees, and appropriate golf attire (such as collared shirts and golf shoes).

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  • Improves cardiovascular health
  • Burns calories and promotes weight loss
  • Reduces stress and anxiety
  • Promotes mental focus and concentration
  • Encourages social interaction and bonding
  • Provides exposure to the outdoors and fresh air

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Why it works

Playing golf involves walking around a course, swinging clubs, and carrying or dragging golf bags, all of which are physical activities that contribute to overall health and fitness. Golf also requires mental focus and strategic thinking, which can improve brain function and cognitive ability.

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Possible Side Effects

Golf is generally considered a safe sport, but some golfers may experience injuries such as strains, sprains, and golf-related elbow or shoulder pain. It is important to use proper technique and warm up before playing.

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Related Products

Golf bags, golf gloves, golf shoes, golf carts, and golf course memberships.

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  • Take lessons from a professional to improve your technique.
  • Be mindful of golf etiquette, such as keeping pace of play and repairing divots.
  • Stay hydrated and protected from the sun while on the course.
  • Play with others to increase social interaction and enjoyment.

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Supporting Studies and Articles

  1. Golf & Its Effect on Health https://www.golfandhealth.org/benefits/
  2. Golf: a game of life and death
  3. The relationships between golf and health  

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