The Connection Between Golf and Mindfulness: How the Game Can Help You Stay Present


Mindfulness is a buzzword that’s been gaining a lot of traction in recent years, and for good reason. Practicing mindfulness can help reduce stress, increase focus, and improve overall well-being. And believe it or not, golf can be a great way to practice mindfulness! Here’s how:

  • Being present: Golf requires a lot of focus and attention to detail, which can be a great way to train your brain to stay present in the moment. By focusing on your breathing, your swing, and the environment around you, you can improve your mindfulness skills and reduce stress.
  • Letting go of expectations: Golf is a game of highs and lows, and it’s easy to get caught up in your own expectations and goals. But by practicing mindfulness, you can learn to let go of those expectations and simply enjoy the game for what it is.
  • Finding joy in the process: Mindfulness is all about finding joy in the present moment, and golf can be a great way to do just that. By focusing on the process of playing the game rather than the outcome, you can find a sense of peace and contentment on the course.

So if you’re looking to improve your mindfulness skills, consider taking up golf as a way to practice staying present and finding joy in the process. Our next newbie golf programme starts on the 27th May and is the perfect opportunity to learn the fundamentals of the game. To find out more, send an email to Adam on