A healthy workplace is a healthy business
Golf can help your business enhance its health and wellbeing strategy
It’s an adaptable game that suits all – whatever their age, gender, fitness level or ability. It is also a powerhouse of all the core ingredients that doctors recommend for optimum health and wellbeing because it:
Keeps you active - Reduces stress levels - Connects you with people
The Get into golf campaign run by England Golf is making it easier than ever before to get started by offering you two options to get involved:
1. Introduce your employees to the low-cost Get into golf beginner courses on offer across England. These start from four weeks for £20. Equipment is provided so all they need to do is book and turn up on the day in comfortable clothing. To find and book and activity near you visit Learn to play.
2. Offer an after-work taster event for your staff at a golf club near you. These are great for team building while learning something new.
All sessions are run by a PGA professional in an relaxed and friendly environment, equipment will be provided.
For more information on how to get your business involved contact us
Here’s why golf is good for you…
Game for all
With its winning combination of exercise and social interaction - golf is the perfect game for people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities.The unique handicap system means everybody can play together, either socially or competitively. It is also flexible - you can play a full 18 holes or just 9, giving you all the game in half the time.
Keeps you active
You will use more energy than you might think: playing 18-holes will burn at least 900 calories, take more than 10,000 steps through walking 4-5 miles and achieve the 150 minutes of exercise a week recommend by the NHS. Its can also lower cholesterol, reduce the risk of heart disease and research shows it may even help you live longer.
Reduce stress levels
Outdoor exercise in a green space can help reduce stress levels, enhance mood and even improve your self-esteem. You’ll find it far easier to stick with outdoor exercise, like golf, because it’s more appealing and fun than an indoor workout.
Connects you with people
Golf is inherently sociableand can help build strong connections between individuals and team members. With plenty of time for conversation and fun, golf is the perfect way to make new friends or grow closer bonds with people you already know. Golf has a unique ability to create networks that will enhance life with friendship and support.
Improve work-life balance
Give yourself some ‘me time’ and recharge your batteries. Step away from technology and spend time with people doing something you enjoy. Golf is a great antidote to the long sedentary hours spent sitting at a desk. Getting out in the fresh air really can do you the world of good – from feeling happier to helping you sleep better.