# How many calories do I burn playing golf?

## You can burn 125-430 calories playing golf for 30 minutes.

It depends on how much you weigh, and if you’re walking the course or using a golf cart. Below is a general estimate of how many calories you can burn playing golf for 30 minutes.

### Golfing (using a golf cart)

• If you weigh 150 lbs, you can burn approximately 125 calories in 30 minutes.
• If you weigh 200 lbs, you can burn approximately 165 calories in 30 minutes.
• If you weigh 250 lbs, you can burn approximately 210 calories in 30 minutes.
• If you weigh 300 lbs, you can burn approximately 250 calories in 30 minutes.
• If you weigh 350 lbs, you can burn approximately 290 calories in 30 minutes.
• If you weigh 400 lbs, you can burn approximately 335 calories in 30 minutes.

### Golfing (walking and carrying your clubs)

• If you weigh 150 lbs, you can burn approximately 160 calories in 30 minutes.
• If you weigh 200 lbs, you can burn approximately 215 calories in 30 minutes.
• If you weigh 250 lbs, you can burn approximately 270 calories in 30 minutes.
• If you weigh 300 lbs, you can burn approximately 320 calories in 30 minutes.
• If you weigh 350 lbs, you can burn approximately 375 calories in 30 minutes.
• If you weigh 400 lbs, you can burn approximately 430 calories in 30 minutes.
Sources:
Ainsworth BE, Haskell WL, Whitt MC, et al. Compendium of physical activities: an update of activity codes and MET intensities. Med. Sci. Sports Exerc., Vol. 32, No. 9, Suppl., pp. S498–S516, 2000.
Calorie calculations from equation: (METs x 3.5 x body weight in kg)/200 = cal