Chris MacDonald's Golf Digest

Chris gives you some valuable tips to improve your game!

By Chris MacDonald

Golfing can be good for both your health and your heart. Walking an average course for a round of golf can be between three to four miles. If you walk 18 holes three to five times a week, you’ll get an optimal amount of endurance exercise for your heart and tone your body. If you carry your own clubs, you’ll burn even more calories each round, increasing your exercise regime and gain even more benefits!

Here's a list of all the possible benefits:

Physical – 
• Increase strength/endurance
• Increase range of motion
• Increase standing tolerance
• Increase balance
• Increase use of affected side (patients with right/left neglect)
• Increase in grip strength
Cognitive – 
• Increase processing 
• Increase decision making
• Increase calculating
• Increase direction following
• Increase short term and long term memory
• Increase sequencing
Social – 
• Increase social skills
• Increase participation in community leisure programs

“The most rewarding things you do in life are often the ones that look like they cannot be done”. .. Arnold Palmer

T-Golf as a Recreation Therapy Modality

Inpatients – 
• 1:1 Treatments 
• Small Group
• Large Group
• Co-Treatments with other disciplines (PT,OT,ST)
Outpatients – 
• Information about T-Golf
• 1:1 Treatments
• Large Group
• Co-Treatments with other disciplines
• Information about T-Golf
• Learn to Swing Golf Clinic

Settings T-Golf can be Utilized

Indoors – 
• Office
• Gym/Therapy Space
• Dining Room
• Any space large enough to allow for equipment to be set up in
Outdoors – 
• Lawn of facility
• Parking Lot
• Driving Range
• Golf Course

Tgolf can help anyone get into the game, and help with all of the above benefits, giving the beginner confidence to play, the experienced golfer inspiration to better their game and teaching pros a way to move there students forward with ease!


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