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Parents in Sports Week- Promise 2

A recent YouGov survey found that more than a third of parents (38%), with children who are members of sports or leisure clubs in the UK, said that either they had never received, or could not recall being sent, any information about safeguarding measures by their child’s club, when asked […]

Make the Sports Parent Promise

Parents in Sport Week 2019 starts tomorrow and we’re asking parents to make a promise to their child to make sure they have safe and enjoyable experiences of sport. The NSPCC Child Protection in Sport Unit (CPSU) has launched the Sports Parents Promise as part of its annual awareness raising […]

1872 Perform online survey app

With Covid-19, health and safety is more important than ever on the golf course.  1872 Culture, have created an online survey app that can help golf clubs to analyse if their course is above or below par in the areas of course conditions, pace of play and covid-19 safety. How […]

#SameGameSeries

Approximately 13.5% of the population of Ireland have a disability according to the Central Statistics Office. As part of the work to ensure golf is as inclusive and accommodating as possible, we have created the #SameGame series to share the stories of golfers with disabilities. Below are the first four […]

Thank a Greenkeeper Day 23rd September

International ‘Thank a Golf Course Superintendent Day’ honours golf course management professionals on 23 September Golfers are asked to show their support on social media using #ThankASuper and #ThankAGreenkeeper  As a healthy outdoor activity that can adhere to social distancing, golf has seen a worldwide resurgence in the wake of […]

Our Fundraiser

With the ongoing pandemic, clubs cannot fundraise in their usual manner. Coming up with new or alternative ways to fundraise and engage their members is vitally important for golf clubs. Over the last number of weeks, we have ran a series of six pilot webinars with Our Fundraiser, an online […]

How Safe is your child’s golf club?

Six QUESTIONS YOU SHOULD BE ASKING YOUR CLUB Have the PGA professionals and volunteers completed garda vetting/ enhanced access NI check? It is now mandatory for all those involved in any work or activity which is carried out by a person, on a continuous, regular and/ or ongoing basis with […]

Tee off with Gala Retail’ for Special Olympics Ireland.

Make your round count for Special Olympics athletes across Ireland. Special Olympics Ireland and Gala Retail have just launched the first-ever virtual golf tournament in aid of the charity. Organised by the Gala group they are inviting you to ‘Tee off with Gala Retail’ and raise funds for Special Olympics […]