Groundbreaking research reveals link between golfing and firefighter safety

Could playing golf improve your fireground situational awareness?


Once he calmed down, I realized that developing and maintaining situational awareness on the golf course is more like situational awareness on the fire scene than he had ever previously imagined.

 

If there were ever a reason to play more golf, this is it! Happy Independence Day.

 

Fire Chief (ret.), Richard B. Gasaway, PhD, EFO, CFO, MICP

 

Golfer/Researcher

 

Chief Scientist, Public Safety Laboratory

 

Executive Director, Center for the Advancement of Situational Awareness & Decision Making

 

www.RichGasaway.com

 

P.S. I picked the ball up off the tee box, put it in my pocket, and considered it just compensation for my pain and suffering.