Oswestry Golf Club hits the mark with national golf accreditation for safeguarding
As a club we have always been focussed on backing the drive to grow the game, and we are delighte to let you all now we have received the SafeGolf club accreditation from England Golf.
We have just received the SafeGolf accreditation, demonstrating the clubs commitment to safeguarding children and young people, as well as adults in risk in the sport of golf.
Judith Thornell, who led the club’s push for SafeGolf, said: “Oswestry is a great club, it’s very friendly, welcoming and forward-thinking. This award helps us to spread that message and to tell people that children are safe and secure here and that we understand about beginner golfers.”
Club Secretary John Evans goes on to say “We are delighted to be part of a select group of clubs who have achieved SafeGolf across the UK and one of just 7 clubs within Shropshire currently accredited”
The award was presented to us, by Mark Romasiuk, England Golf’s Club Support Officer. “I’m delighted that Oswestry has achieved SafeGolf and that its efforts to grow the game can be nationally recognised.”
SafeGolf is a partnership of UK golf bodies committed to promoting a safe and positive environment for all those participating, working and volunteering in the sport of golf.
The SafeGolf partnership consists of members from the golfing bodies across Great Britain & Ireland and has been established to help golf respond to the issue of child protection in sport. Its mission is to safeguard the welfare of children and young people, as well as adults at risk, in the sport of golf.
Full details can be found here