Golf gives me everything I need in a sport now that I have retired from playing competitive badminton,' says former Olympian Gail Emms MBE.
Like mother, like daughter. Actress and television personality Denise van Outen loves golf so much that she's just introduced six-year-old Betsy to the game - and now the pair are having great fun playing together.
Mums from the Wilmslow, Alderley Edge and Knutsford Mums in the Know networks recently teamed up to give golf a go at Alderley Edge Golf Club.
The Alford family ranges in ages and abilities - but playing golf brings them together for fun and fitness
Singer Niall Horan has had a hectic few years touring with his band One Direction and making five albums - but golf has helped him find vital downtime throughout.
Olympian Shelley Rudman competes in the winter sport of skeleton - a demanding event where the competitor rides head-first and prone down an ice tunnel at 90mph. The Independent has described it as '60 seconds of sheer terror'.
Television presenter Georgie Bingham, 39, is a self-confessed 'golfing nut' who despite her busy working life loves nothing better than heading out on the course whatever the weather.
Mark Seymour weighed nearly 25 stone at his heaviest. Taking up golf has helped him get back in shape.
A recently launched networking group in Norwich aims to bring women together for networking, golf, fresh air and fun.
Can busy mums play golf? Yes they can, according to Louise Sutton, 36, mother to two young children age three and six.
Is golf a man's sport? Definitely not - according to BBC Breakfast presenter Naga Munchetty and PGA Professional Golfer Nicola Bennett.
Natalie Howlett-Clarke, 33, a Norwich-based estate agent joined Drive, a group for women that combines business networking and golf.
Alison Lysons found her beginner sessions so fun and friendly that she immediately felt at ease.
Lyn Ellis started playing at 61 - and now she loves it...
Golf has brought exciting new challenges and a new circle of friends to Hazel Burchill after taking early retirement.