Warwickshire Golf

Warwickshire Union now SafeGolf accredited

Warwickshire Golf Union is backing the drive to grow the game, and has achieved the SafeGolf accreditation from England Golf demonstrating its commitment to safeguarding children and young people, as well as adults in risk in the sport of golf. 

The award was presented to Warwickshire Golf Union by Mark Romasiuk, England Golf’s Regional Manager for the Midlands.  “I’m delighted that the Warwickshire Golf Union has achieved SafeGolf and that its efforts to grow the game and safeguard it’s participants can be nationally recognised.”

SafeGolf is a partnership of UK golf bodies committed to promoting a safe and positive environment for all those participating, working and volunteering in the sport of golf.

The SafeGolf partnership consists of members from the golfing bodies across Great Britain & Ireland and has been established to help golf respond to the issue of child protection in sport. Its mission is to safeguard the welfare of children and young people, as well as adults at risk, in the sport of golf.

SafeGolf is firstly, a website – – through which anyone with a concern about the welfare of a player, or the behaviour or practice of a coach, volunteer, organiser, parent or a player, can contact the lead safeguarding officer at their national governing body.

Secondly, it is the safeguarding standard England Golf will promote to all their affiliated clubs and counties to ensure everyone provides a safe and positive experience to children and young people whilst playing golf. The PGA are also using the standards to apply to all their PGA professional Coaches.

The Warwickshire Union join with the Warwickshire Ladies Association in this accreditation and are assisting England Golf in their efforts to get every Club in the County SafeGolf accredited.

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