Golf is an excellent challenge, physically as well as mentally, and it's also a great social activity.
Golf is a safe sport but injuries can happen. Following these tips can keep golfers safe on the course.
To help prevent injuries, golfers can:
Before playing golf, it's important to:
To stay safe during play, golfers need to:
Golfers carry metal clubs and are usually walking in open space or near trees. So their risk of getting struck by lightning is greater than normal.
If a thunderstorm comes or an alarm for lightning goes off:
If players can't get to the clubhouse, they should:
To use the golf cart safely, players should:
Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice,
diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.
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