On the mental and physical benefits of playing golf

Australian Golf Digest’s Steve Keipert wrote this nice piece for Fix.com on the mental and physical benefits of golf that we thought we’d share around and is worth a read. Here is a snippet and a summary of the benefits of playing golf in the info-graphic below.

Golf helps mentally in other ways, too. Rocker Alice Cooper turned to golf to overcome his various addictions and, in turn, found another, far healthier one. Playing as many as 36 holes a day created a welcome distraction for the “Godfather of Shock Rock,” whose game became so good, at one point he was only a breath behind playing at a pro level. “Some people turn to God, I turned to golf,” Cooper famously quips.

Source: Fix.com Blog

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