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Sideline and Event Management in Golf

Wadsworth, L. Tyler MD

Current Sports Medicine Reports: May-June 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 3 - p 131-133
doi: 10.1249/JSR.0b013e31821d040b
Sideline and Event Management

Golf has great popularity as a spectator sport, as well as a participation sport. Providing coverage for golf events can range from mass event coverage for large professional tournaments to provision of injury care at local golf events. This article provides a brief introduction to the game of golf for those unfamiliar with its play, an overview of the types of injuries seen, and consideration in providing care for a variety of golf competitions.

Department of Family and Community Medicine; Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship, Saint Louis University School of Medicine; Athletic Training Education Program, Doisy College of Health Sciences, Saint Louis University; and Saint Louis University Athletics Department, Center for Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, Belleville, IL

Address for correspondence: L. Tyler Wadsworth, MD, Saint Louis University Athletics Department, Center for Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, 180 South Third Street, Suite 100, Belleville, IL 62220 (E-mail: lwadsword@slu.edu).

© 2011 American College of Sports Medicine