Golfmark is the national accreditation scheme designed to support all golf clubs, however big or small, achieve a positive impact on four key areas of business:
Recruitment & Retention of Members - supporting your club to attract new members and players and increase the participation of existing members.
Business Management and Sustaintability - helping to develop your club through practical business planning
Safeguarding - ensuring your club has appropriate policies and procedures in place
Improved Coaching & Competitions - enhancing coaching and playing opportunities at your club for all golfers.
Further information can be found at www.golfmark.org
Since achieving GolfMark 39% of clubs have experienced an increase in membership This equates to a membership value of £20,000 + per annum
" In the two summers since we achieved GolfMark accreditation... we've had 140 adults join and 46 juniors" says Ian Baker, retired General Manager of Bramshaw Golf Club
Since achieving GolfMark 64% of golf clubs have created new links with local groups, sports clubs and organisations.
"We would most definitely encourage other clubs to be involved in the GolfMark. We've had great support from England Golf and they have taught us about best practice. GolfMark has really shown us some new initiatives"says Adam Frontall, Owner of Cookridge Hall Golf Club