Very likely, the benefits of playing golf overweigh its demerits.
Golf is a sport enjoyed irrespective of your age or sex. It caters to a lot of people simply enthusiastic about this classic sport. To begin with in today’s manmade world, when you take time to breathe the fresh air in, enjoy the sunlight and bask in the glory of a beautiful day amidst the greens, the experience is priceless. Golf is a subtle physical activity, especially for people who cannot meet the stamina for heavy exercising like in gyms or running around with the basketball. It is always advisable to walk through the 18 holes rather than take a cart. These light early morning exercises prove extremely beneficial for physical and mental health.
Secondly golf can increase your concentration and focus manifold times. It teaches you perseverance and the motivation to follow your goal no matter what. As quoted by an ace golfer Sharmila Nicolet “Golf teaches you to be humble and cope with good and bad days”. Hence, golf actually teaches us few of the very important life lessons.
Thirdly it is an excellent medium of socialization. Golf tournaments happen in very friendly and sociable environment and prove as a perfect example of healthy competition. It allows you to be a part of several golf clubs and social circles of likeminded people.
Your attachment to golf can also have a negative impact when a bad match ruins your whole day and mood. Golf also leaves you susceptible to several knee and toe injuries. Scorching heat can really spoil your day of golf.