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Argentina  INESfun

22 Feb 2020 at 13:37

There are about 300 recesses on one golf ball, and thanks to them, the ball flies three times farther than a smooth one. ... Balls of the same size...

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Hungary  Magician

31 Dec 2021 at 16:55

Thank you, more posts are coming next year! :)

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What Are The Mental Health Benefits Of Playing Mini Golf?


Minigolfnews 23 Feb 2022 at 13:18 | Published by: PatPenguin | Views: 2121 | News search

What Are The Mental Health Benefits Of Playing Mini Golf? It's an unfortunate truth that COVID-19 has had a negative effect on mental health, both nationwide and across the world. People have lost their jobs amidst an uncertain economy, and many of us have been isolated from our loved ones for months. As the world slowly starts to recover from the effects of the pandemic, one thing it has highlighted to us is the importance of prioritizing mental health. Taking time out for self-care and to engage in activities that boost mental and physical health have become a priority.

When you are looking for a fun activity that the entire family can take part in, mini golf is the answer. Not only do loved ones get to spend some quality bonding time together, there is a range of mental benefits of playing mini golf. In this article, you can find out more about how playing mini golf can benefit your mental health and overall well-being.

Boosts Physical Activity Levels

Mental health is linked to holistic health. When we keep fit by engaging in physical activity, the brain releases endorphins, reducing the levels of stress and anxiety we feel. In addition, exercise is necessary for all aspects of health, from physical to mental and social. Did you know that playing mini golf can burn a good number of calories, which is something you may have neglected throughout lockdown after lockdown?

Getting in the exercise you need should not be boring or something to dread - when you choose something that's fun and that you can enjoy with family and friends, you can boost your physical activity levels in an enjoyable way. Mini golf allows you to do just that, and so much more!

Create Meaningful Bonds Through Socialization

No one can deny the all-important link between socialization and mental health: individuals who do not have a supportive social circle around them tend to experience poorer levels of mental health. Social isolation can leave you feeling depressed and unmotivated. Unfortunately, COVID-19 has exacerbated the effects of people being unable to visit their loved ones due to restrictions. In some cases, they had to self-isolate to safeguard the health of a vulnerable family member. It is all too easy to fall into the trap of social isolation.

Mini golf is a game that's meant to be played with a group of people. The best part is how inclusive it is: everyone in the family, young and old, can take part without a problem. Because mini golf courses are designed to abide by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), you can be assured that accessibility will not be an issue for any participant. You may even become more involved with the community as a result!

Increases Self-Esteem

One danger of poor mental health is a low level of self-esteem. This can hold you back from doing many of the things you want to do as well as going about your daily routine. Although mini golf is meant to be a bit of non-competitive fun, figuring out how to navigate the game and devising strategies for success can be highly satisfying. As a bonus, engaging in a bit of friendly competition with your family members and having a laugh with your best friends can help you to forget your worries momentarily and simply live in the moment.

Learn Something New

Keeping the mind engaged is one way of boosting mental health. When you learn something new or engage in a new activity, you are keeping your mind occupied and increasing your sense of self-worth. The combined effects of this are better mental health and quality of life.

Playing mini golf can also help with the development of motor skills and hand-eye coordination in children. You will find that mini golf is as much a mental exercise as it is a physical activity when it comes to the little ones. For instance, children can put their addition and subtraction skills to the test when tallying scores and remembering how many strokes it took for each hole.

Editor's Note: This article was written by Harris Mini Golf. Visit them at the link below.

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World Adventure Golf Masters 2022 Announcement

Finland 02 Feb 2022 at 12:18 | views: 2110 | Comments: 0

The official invitation of World Adventure Golf Masters 2022 is now online. See link below. Worth noting that the number of youth players is now unlimited on top of the regular maximum total of 12 players per national team. Club players can still register if ...
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Celebrating the International Day of Education

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AIMS General Assembly took place on the virtual platform with one main agenda point being the AIMS Council re-election from the period of 2021-2025. President Stephen Fox, who has been leading AIMS since 2015, made an extensive report highlighting the achievements ...
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Dr. Zimmermann Re-Elected AIMS Secretary General

Olivia Prokopova Wins Her Third Green Jacket

Olivia Prokopova Wins Her Third Green Jacket

United States of America 14 Oct 2021 at 14:14 | views: 2605 | Comments: 0

North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina - A lot may have changed for Olivia Prokopova since the last time she won the USPMGA Master's green jacket in 2013 but one thing that didn't is her putting in the clutch. With three aces in the final four holes of the 2021 ...
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