Our survey of 4,322 golfers has found that 97% are regularly playing and a third believe lockdown created a new generation of players.
When you’re on the golf course, you should always expect the unexpected – as proven by the weekend’s events. Six spectators were injured following two lightning strikes at the Tour Championship in Atlanta, USA. Sadly, this is far from an isolated incident. In 2017, one of our policyholders, 60-year-old Philip Shard, lost his life after […]
Golf is a sport with widespread appeal and a multitude of benefits. From the playing side to the social side, the technical to the visual – here are 10 reasons to love golf. The scenery and outdoors We spend much of our time battling with the masses on motorways, city streets, crowded trains and […]
As the playing season draws nearer in the UK, it’s important for golfers to have a clear understanding of the 2019 Rules of Golf, which came into force on January 1st. The modifications brought in by The R&A and the USGA have been designed to modernise the Rules and bring them more into line with […]
An overwhelming 92% of golfers would not be willing to wear a hard hat while on the course. That’s according to a survey we recently conducted in light of the news that golfers could be forced to wear hard hats to reduce injuries in the sport. The survey of nearly 1,000 golfers also found […]
Golf is a repetitive physical activity that puts a lot of strain on the body. Each year, almost a fifth of all golfers will suffer some kind of injury. Here, we consider five common golf injuries and look at what can be done to prevent them. Lower back pain It’s estimated that 20% […]