Get into the golfing swing and feel better

Lochgilphead golf course

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The days are stretching and – all being well – there is the prospect of coronavirus restrictions perhaps being eased over the next few months.

Looking to better days ahead, Lochgilphead Golf Club is keen to encourage new members to sign up.

One of the recurring themes over the year since the pandemic arrived has been mental health under lockdown.

Lochgilphead Golf Club ladies’ match secretary Ele Hunter is keen to stress the head-clearing  benefits of a round of golf; physical exercise widely accepted to be good for an individual’s mental wellbeing.

Ele said: ‘During these difficult times there is nothing better than getting out for a game of golf. Apart from the first lockdown, golf has been one of the permitted exercises.

‘It provides great exercise, usually good fun and a blether with your playing partner.’

She added: ‘We would also like folk to know that we have implemented a monthly standing order payment method this year.

‘This was done in recognition that some folk would like to join but are unable to lay out a large amount at the one time. Anyone interested can email the club on or message our Facebook page.’