Date: 10/11/2011GOLFMARK STATUS
Golfmark is golf’s quality accreditation scheme which is part of Clubmark; the only national cross sports quality accreditation scheme for clubs with junior sections. It is built around a set of core criteria which ensure that accredited clubs operate to a set of consistent, accepted and adopted minimum operating standards.
Sport England recognizes and values the commitment made by sports clubs to develop high quality, welcoming environments for young participants. The development of clubs that encourage young people to take-up sport, improve their talents and give them the option to initiate and maintain life-long participation in sport is an essential part of our work to support the sporting infrastructure in England
It is a national scheme that identifies and recognizes junior and beginner friendly golf facilities.
The three key areas within the golf club which was assessed are:
o Coaching & Playing
o Club Environment (including sports equity & ethics)Child Protection & Duty of Care