Golf is probably the greatest of all participation sports. I don’t say that because golf is fun to watch or that it’s even fun to play, but you can learn how to play golf and then play the rest of your life. Aside from maybe bowling, golf is the only “competitive sport” that can be played into an old age.
Here’s an interesting statistic – a quarter of all golfers in the United States are over the age of 50, and half of all rounds played are by people over 50.
Unfortunately that isn’t the same for everyone. Just like any sport people can get injured playing golf, or injuries and ailments from other reasons can affect their ability to play golf. Older people are much more prone to injuries and should be mindful of how they play and what they can do to stay healthy. So here are a few tips for avoiding injury while golfing: Continue reading “Staying Healthy on the Golf Course” »