Darren Clarke CBD, the UK’s premier golf CBD oil, has partnered with golf performance tracker Shot Scope and independent research business Sports Marketing Surveys to produce a ground-breaking study on the effects of CBD oil for golfers.
The world-first study, which focuses on the effect of using CBD oil on both the physical and mental aspects of golf, is designed to provide consumers with credible, independent insights into CBD oil and how it affects both mind and body.
Darren Clarke CBD has provided premium, third-party regulated and 0%THC approved CBD oil to the 100 participants, in order to complete the survey with the highest quality product.
Sports Marketing Surveys are completing the qualitative survey-based section of the study, and Shot Scope will be carrying out data analysis via their industry-leading golf performance tracking technology.
Initial findings from the study confirm that CBD oil provides positive effects on both golf performance and recovery, with eight in 10 participants reporting positive effects during the control period.
"It has been incredibly interesting and rewarding to be involved in such a landmark study for both the golf and CBD industries," said Richard Payne, Director at Sports Marketing Surveys.
"It can be difficult to cut through the noise surrounding CBD, so to be able to provide consumers with credible, accurate information on the product and how it can affect their golf for the better is very rewarding."
So far, it has been discovered that 82% of participants reported that existing injuries they had were improved or positively affected during the first half of the survey.
Also, 77% of participants reported that their sleep quality, calmness on the course or their recovery between rounds had improved since beginning their use of CBD oil.
Interestingly, 79% of participants reported a positive impact on at least one element of their on-course performance and off-course recovery.