A Sporting Life With Parkinson’s Disease

Welcome to Episode 3 of the Golf in Society podcast!

In this episode, our host and founder, Anthony Blackburn, sits down with Nigel Thornton, a longstanding ambassador for golf in society. Nigel opens up about his life with Parkinson’s disease and the challenges he has faced.

Join us as we explore the incredible journey of playing golf with Parkinson’s disease. Nigel shares his personal experiences and the positive impact that golf has had on his life, both physically and emotionally.

In this candid conversation, they also delve into how the golf industry can make the sport more accessible to people living with Parkinson’s disease. From improving the club house to customer service, they discuss the various ways in which golf clubs and courses can cater to the specific needs of those facing challenges in life.

Tune in to gain a deeper understanding of the power of golf as a therapeutic activity and to discover the potential for the golf industry to create a more inclusive and supportive environment for people living with Parkinson’s disease.

Don’t miss this inspiring and informative episode on the Golf in Society podcast.

A Special Thank You To Nigel!
Nigel Thornton and Dianne Holmes from Golf in Society standing with Mansfeild Sands who are handing them a cheque for £5000

Nigel Thornton is the most incredible Ambassador for Golf in Society, raising funds and awareness for many years.

Also a special congratulations are in order to Nigel for making the England Team at The Sport Parkinson’s Four Nations Golf Tournament!

You can learn more about Nigel’s Golfing Journey through the case study below.

A Sporting Life With Parkinson’s Disease

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Our vision is to improve the health and wellbeing of local communities by introducing them to wonderful world of golf.

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