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John Lewis offers golf as part of its health week

John Lewis offers golf as part of its health week

A health-week initiative at the Solihull and Birmingham branches of John Lewis was designed to reinvigorate John Lewis employees (known as partners) after a busy Christmas trading period.

FUN Golf gets the families playing

FUN Golf gets the families playing

FUN Golf for all the family has got more than 120 people enjoying and playing the game at an Essex centre - and their numbers are set to grow in 2017.

Let’s get moving with golf

Let’s Get Moving with golf

The Let's Get Moving wellbeing programme on offer in doctor's surgeries across Essex has been using golf as a new way to help patients lead a healthy, more active lifestyle.

Man staying active with golf

Health benefits of golf highlighted in Parliament

The health benefits of golf - which include helping people to live longer and improve their wellbeing - have been highlighted to Parliamentarians.

Girls Golf Rocks is getting bigger and better

Girls Golf Rocks is getting bigger and better

Over 600 girls took up golf last year through the Girls Golf Rocks programme - 2017 its going to get bigger and better!

Group of beginners

More players and more members

England Golf's support for clubs, through its county and national networks, encouraged over 135,000 people to try the game and over 9000 to become club members in just six months.

ReclaimSportsKit

Donate your old golf clubs, balls and kit

The BBC and partners are calling on people in Birmingham to give away their used and unwanted sports kit and equipment to help encourage physical activity in the city.

England Golf awards 2017

Nominations are open for England Golf Awards

Who are the people and organisations who make golf go with a swing? England Golf is searching for the heroes of the game to celebrate at its new-look Awards evening.

200 women in Herts

Over 220 new women golfers take on the challenge

Over 220 women in Hertfordshire have taken up a challenge to get into golf the fun and sociable way.

Keeps you active

It's official - Golf is good for you

Golf can help you live longer, cut the risk of many chronic diseases and improve your self-esteem, according to a new research project.

Muddy Stilettos Northants

Muddy Stilettos Northants

The urban guide to the countryside lifestyle-blog Muddy Stilettos attended a Get into golf day - and discovered it was a great way to boost health and happiness.

9 hole green fees

Does golf really burn that many calories?

Journalist Matt Rudd tried his hand at golf for his latest Sunday Times column

Kay Bone: Golf Club Member

Kay Bone: Golf Club Member

We are celebrating Women in Sport Week by profiling different women in golf. Kay Bone: Golf Club Member

Dawn Baker: Beginner

Dawn Baker: Beginner Golfer

We are celebrating Women in Sport Week by profiling different women in golf. Dawn Baker: Beginner Golfer

Janet Proudfoot – Golf Volunteer

Janet Proudfoot: Golf Volunteer

We are celebrating Women in Sport week by profiling different women in golf. Janet Proudfoot: Golf Volunteer