Golf is one of the renowned sports which are played all over the world. Considered as a gentleman’s game and a leisure sport, this game attracts the attention of many. Even in the world where people goes crazy for soccer and cricket, there are also some people, who shows equal interest in this game too. This outdoor game is played on an area covering about 30 to 200 acres of land and its main gaming equipment consists of golf clubs and balls, where, the player, with the help of clubs, has to hit and drive the ball to some series of holes with the least strokes.
There is no age bar on this game; hence anyone can join this game. You can play it just as a pastime or you can even give it a serious turn by going for competitions. If you are an ardent lover of golf, there are various companies of golf tours which provide you the chance to travel and play in well-known courses, not only in Australia, but all around the world. While playing this game, you will need to walk a lot, and that too in such a pollution-free surrounding is definitely very beneficial for your health. Apart from this, there are other health benefits which are noted down below:
- The game of golf nurtures relationships
This game actually helps you to be in touch with your friends and acquaintances. Not only that, it also gives you immense opportunity to meet new people and make new connections. It makes you a social person, which is a good thing. Since the game of golf is not so very intense like other world-class games, the golfers get the time to interact with each other on and off the golf course. And you all will be surprised to know, even when people go for golf vacations many business deals even get finalised in the golf courses!
- Getting exposed to the nature
What can be healthier than exposing oneself to the nature? As already mentioned above, the golf course is as big as 200 acres of green land, so the atmosphere and surroundings proves to be very beneficial for them. Furthermore, the golf course consists not only of a land with only green grass, but the area also includes trees, small ponds, etc., making the entire golf course a beautiful world of its own. According to researches, when exposed to green areas, our body tends to get more relaxed, reduces more stress and anxiety.
- A good way of burning your calories
Covering an area of around 200 acres, that too by walking, is not a joke. Even if you just walk the average course by not opting for the golf cart, counts for a walk of 5-7 kilometers. Then think how much calories you are actually burning. And if you are carrying your own clubs, then more burning of calories.