Golf Is Good

Catherine Strawn / May 30, 2008

Get thee to a golf course. A new study published in the Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports says that the death rate for golfers is 40 percent lower than for other people of the same sex, age, and socioeconomic statues. This corresponds to a 5-year increase in life expectancy, and golfers with a low handicap (that means they’re good) are the safest. I gotta get a set of clubs. [EurekAlert!]