At Golf in Society we specialise in transforming the lives of our ageing population by introducing them to the wonderful game of golf. Here’s an insight into the difference we make.

Large group of people with disabilities and diagnosis smiling and waving at the camera while standing on the putting green at Rudding Park Golf Club


What We Do

Three Smiling Ladies sat on a golf buggy wearing Golf in Society Caps

We put golf at the heart of local communities, by delivering tailored golf sessions for those living with chronic illnesses like Dementia, Parkinson’s disease, Loneliness, Depression & many more.

four golfers smiling, laughing and  celebrating a put going in the hole on the putting green

Our team specialise in inspiring people living with a diagnosis to discover a happier healthier life.

No golf experience required.

A group of seven female unpaid carers sitting relaxed and happy

At Golf in Society we create essential, regular, reliable respite for unpaid carers. We also offer carers wellbeing events.

Carers are not required to attend the golf sessions.

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Help us Transform lives. By making a contribution, you will help us to improve the health and happiness of our ageing population.

Rating: 5 out of 5.

“Excellent Service”

I can’t get him to a day centre, but I can’t stop him coming here!


Rating: 5 out of 5.

“It brings him back to life”

The best way of describing it is that it makes him buoyant, he lights up when he comes here, it brings him to life again


Rating: 5 out of 5.

“I have free time again”

Golf in Society has given me the breathing space to enjoy life again


Our Impact in Numbers


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  1. I think this is absolutely brilliant! This is very close to my heart. How is it coming with the first dementia friendly golf club in Glasgow? I’d like to see if there are any potential ways to support that initiative!

    1. Good morning Kirsty. Thank you for those kind words. Glasgow is going really well and we are now getting referrals in from health professionals. We are always interested in talking to like-minded people about how we can work together. Why not send us an email or ring us. Our number is 07491694938 and email is Look forward to speaking to you. Anthony

  2. Wow this is absolutely amazing.
    What a fantastic idea and you can 100% see the positive impact this is making. Truly life changing.

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