While there’s no guarantee that eating properly will lower your score, ignore golf nutrition at your peril. “You’re out there for four or five hours, longer than most sports,” says Cathy Williamson, the author of Top 10 Nutrition Tips for Golfers. “You’re walking six to ten kilometres. If you don’t pay attention to fuel and hydration, your game will suffer.
Fact: 6 million Canadians consider themselves golfers.