The driving force that makes golf such a unique sport is that it can be played by people of all ages and differing capabilities. Whether you’re 16 years old or 60 years old, golfers coms in a variety of different shapes and sizes. Demanding both perseverance and physical stamina, the handicap system enables golfers of varying abilities and ages to mix and compete with one another.
In this blog post, we delve deeper into the topic of junior and youth memberships including why they are so important and ways in which local clubs can encourage younger people to join…
Installs important values and skills
With a surplus of golfing games and simulations available online, teens are often turning to technology to play the sport online instead of getting out into the fresh air to play the great game itself. From walking between the 18-holes to focusing on your golfing swing, studies have highlighted that playing golf is beneficial for both your physical and mental health.
As an individualistic sport, it’s important that golf clubs make the effort to create a sense of unity and purpose among their younger players by setting up junior teams that can play against other local courses. This is the perfect way to help instil valuable life skills amongst members including comradeship, perseverance and patience.