All 32 local authorities delivered ClubGolf in the Primary sector in 2011. That means that 73% of Scotland’s P5 children, in the public sector, received an introduction to golf in school.
To match that success, over 15% of those children continued with
the programme into their local golf club, to be coached by
qualified PGA volunteers and PGA professionals.
"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
It is crucial that we provide pupils with a quality, fun
experience in the school environment, but it really doesn't stop
there. The ClubGolf Regional Managers, with the help of
teachers, ASCs, local authority partners and local golf clubs,
continue to build on the school to club links to ensure young
people can continue to receive quality coaching in with their local
Structured coaching is crucial to the success of ClubGolf. There are a various coaching roles that support the ClubGolf Player Pathway, with opportunities for teachers, volunteers and golf professionals to get involved.