GolfMark is a national accreditation scheme that recognises junior and beginner friendly golf facilities.
If your club is interested in gaining Golfmark accreditation a full explanation of the scheme including the benefits, rewards and recognition packages can be found at www.golfmark.org. where clubs can also register online.
The Procedure Section of the Golfmark website provides all the details of how to apply together with the information that a club will be required to supply in Evidence Sections 1, 2 and 3.
The documents below should assist you in compiling the information required
1) Development Planning
Guide to producing a sports development plan
Golf Club development plan template
Alternative Membership Categories
Equity Action Plan Nov 2011
EGU Equity and Equal Opportunities
EGP Equity Policy
3) Safeguarding and Child Protection
Adult Code of Conduct Signed Record Sheet
Adult Code of Conduct Template
Child Welfare Notice
Code of Conduct for Children
Concern and Incident Flowchart
CRB and Self Disclosure Record Sheet
Golf Club Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy
Incident Report Form
Job Application Form
Junior Profile Form
Volunteer and PGA Pro Child Protection Record Sheet
Junior Team CRB and SPC Register
Volunteer Reference Form
CiG Appendix 4C (England & Wales) Self Disclosure Form
Example - Coaching Register (PDF)
Example - Coaching Register (Excel)
Once a golf club is awarded GolfMark, they will also be recognised by Sport England as a Clubmark facility.