The new value of golf's green spaces

As golf courses around the world begin to recover from Covid-19 disruption, there is evidence in some markets of a surge in play and an increase in sales of club memberships.

What’s driving the demand? Is it a new-found love of golf’s sporting challenge? Or is it something deeper; an instinctive response to the freedom of spending time outdoors?

Environmental psychology – which includes explaining the effects and wellbeing benefits of our interactions with green spaces and nature – may have the answer.