All 32 local authorities delivered ClubGolf, in the Primary sector in 2011. 73% of Scotland's P5 children, in the public sector, received an introduction to golf in school this year.
"ClubGolf is well established in the school..."
...said Active Schools Co-ordinator for the Lasswade Cluster,
Scott Montgomery. "Every P5 child at the school has been introduced
to the game for the last three years. With our local club
Broomieknowe offering ClubGolf coaching there is a great
opportunity for them to continue with their coaching and hopefully
stay involved in the game for life.
"Primary schools are successfully planting the golf
There is also wider support for Dunfermline Golf Club in the
community - the sportscotland and Fife Active Schools network in
partnership with teachers in nearby Cairneyhill and Crossford
primary schools is successfully planting the golf seed.
"We have trained members of staff in both schools to deliver
ClubGolf's introductory game," said Andrew Baird, Active Schools
Co-ordinator for the Queen Anne schools cluster. "So having
Dunfermline Golf Club on board and delivering coaching is a
brilliant opportunity for the kids to progress to and play
"massive difference to the community..."
"The club has a great approach and some great coaches which will
make a massive difference to the community.
To get 20 children involved on their first coaching course is a
fantastic response. Hopefully it will build up and snowball each
Some encouraging words from people in the know! We're on track
for another record breaking year.
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