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GOLF AND HEALTH WEEK

EDM (Early Day Motion) 2203: tabled on 19 March 2019

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 15 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House welcomes the announcement of the first ever Golf and Health week taking place from 15-19 April 2019 which aims to encourage golfers, non-golfers and lapsed golfers into taking part in the sport; recognises the significant and robust scientific research undertaken into the health benefits of the sport by the Golf and Health Project, commissioned by the World Golf Foundation and supported by The R&A; hails the many and varied health and wellbeing benefits of golf; congratulates The R&A on coordinating Golf and Health Week, as well as the European Tour, the Ladies European Tour, the Professional Golfers' Association, the Golf Foundation, England Golf, Scottish Golf, Wales Golf, the Golfing Union of Ireland and the Irish Ladies Golf Union for its support; encourages all to get behind Golf and Health Week, to highlight the physical and mental health benefits of playing golf through projects delivered by golf bodies and clubs; and hopes that more people will be encouraged to take part in this fantastic sport and enjoy all the health and wellbeing benefits that participation offers.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.