GolfMark is a national scheme that identifies and recognises junior and beginner friendly golf facilities.
Any golf club affiliated to England Golf may apply to gain the GolfMark Award
The scheme asseses golf clubs in three key areas:
• Coaching & Playing
• Club Environment (including sports equity & ethics)
• Child Protection & Duty of Care
BENEFITS OF GOLFMARK FOR GOLF CLUBS
Recognition within the local community for the clubs' commitment to junior golf.
Promotion via the England Gold website.
Assistance and input from an England Golf Regional Development Officer.
A focused plan for the development of the junior section.
Opportunity to review and improve policies and procedures.
Well coached, committed and educated juniors who may become adult members of the future.
Greater understanding about junior activities within the club by adult members.
Support & guidance from an England Golf Regional Development Officer through finding workshops, sharing best practice, reviewing current policies and procedures, writing child welfare documentation and much, much more.
Once a golf club is awarded GolfMark, they will also be recognised by Sport England as a Clubmark facility.