The UK golf bodies are wholly committed to working in partnership to create a safe and positive environment for all participants in Golf. We have robust and established safeguarding procedures in place and will continue to respond positively to anyone raising concerns. We constantly review our safeguarding policy, procedures and guidance in the light of learning from the sports sector and also transferable learning from other sectors who facilitate activities and services for children, young people and other vulnerable groups.
Further information about safeguarding policies and procedures can be found at the Children in Golf website.
Should anyone wish to share any concerns arising in a golf context, either current or historical, please use the contact numbers provided below which are widely promoted to all stakeholders in golf:
England Golf Compliance 01526 354500
The PGA Compliance 01675 470333
Golf Union Wales 01633 436040
The Golf Foundation 01992 449830
Any allegation, suspicion of harm or concern will be taken seriously and responded to swiftly, fairly and appropriately. The golf partners work closely with the NSPCC and the statutory agencies where appropriate to ensure that safeguarding children is prioritised. Anyone with concerns can also contact the NSPCC’s general Helpline for adults 0808 800 5000 and Childline for children and young people 0800 1111.