Newburgh on Ythan Golf Club

Beach Road, Newburgh, AB41 6BY

+44 (0) 1358 789058

Clubhouse open 8am/ Catering from 10am

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Benefits of Golf for Mental and Physical Health

Golf is not just a sport or a hobby, it is an experience which offers a wide range of benefits beyond the greens and fairways. Located in Aberdeenshire, the Newburgh Golf Course allows golf enthusiasts to not only enjoy the game but embrace the range of physical and mental health benefits it brings. 

Within this golfing haven lies the OGV Taproom in the golf club, ready to cater to your food, drink and social needs as you embark on your golfing journey. Let’s explore some of the reasons why golfing at Newburgh is more than just an enjoyable experience. 

Physical Health Benefits

Golf can be good for your health and your heart. Around the 18-hole course at Newburgh, Aberdeenshire you will be covering a considerable distance, meaning you are getting an optimal amount of endurance exercise as you enjoy the course. Whether you are carrying or pulling your clubs you’ll be burning calories. As well as this each swing works different muscle groups.

Playing golf regularly can help you: 

  • Stay fit. 
  • Improve muscle tone and endurance.
  • Lose weight and body fat.

Mental Health Benefits

Golf has a number of mental health benefits, as well as physical health benefits. As you are going around the Newburgh Golf Course with the beautiful backdrop of the Aberdeenshire coast it can help reduce stress and promote mental clarity. 

It can also be a great way to create and maintain friendships. Golf is often a social sport and booking a tee time at Newburgh, Aberdeenshire is a great way to get out and enjoy the sport you love with great friends. You are also going to meet like-minded people at the OGV Taproom, located within the Newburgh Golf Club, where you can enjoy some drinks or food.