Golf is a great way to get out in the fresh air, do plenty of walking and work on your handicap as well. Many people enjoy going on golfing holidays, whether they are in the UK or abroad. It gives you a chance to enjoy trying out different courses and to see whether there are any opportunities to play on more unusual courses in warmer climes as well.
You may not end up with such a great holiday if you suffer from golf holiday injuries though. These may occur in a variety of ways, but the most important thing to think about is whether someone else was negligent in allowing them to occur. Rare they may be but it doesn’t mean they cannot have the potential to happen.
Examples of golf holiday injuries
If you borrow clubs from the golf club you would expect them to be in good condition. If they were not and you ended up hurting yourself because of the poor condition of a club, this may potentially point to negligence. You would also expect the course to be in good condition. If there were any potential problems that could be hazardous to those using the course and an accident happens, you might end up with a problem there too.
Golfing injuries are usually caused through repetitive actions of swinging the clubs and so on. They are not accidents and they are a hazard of the game that occurs naturally. However there is the potential for genuine injuries to occur and for things to go wrong because of it. You might even suffer injuries in the club house as part of your holiday if the property is not kept in good condition or there are potential hazards around.
Injuries are very rare
It is important to remember this because you might think golfing holidays are more dangerous than they actually are. Very few people will ever be affected in this way.
If you have been on such a holiday within the last three years and you did suffer injuries that you believe were someone else’s fault, why not get in touch with Accident Advice Helpline? This could be a good way to make sure you get the advice you need on a no-obligation basis. Make sure you call 0800 689 0500 today to get things started and to find out where you stand.
Date Published: July 27, 2015
Author: Rob Steen