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Coaching Golf in Scotland

The ClubGolf programme was launched in 2003 to fulfil the Scottish Government's promise to provide every child in Scotland with an opportunity to experience golf, part of Scotland's commitment to the game which formed part of the successful bid to host the 2014 Ryder Cup.

ClubGolf offers children a structured programme which supports their early development as golfers. clubgolf is aligned to Scottish Golf's Player Pathway, ensuring opportunities for talented players to progress further based on their potential, commitment and achievement.

More information on the ClubGolf programme can be found on the ClubGolf website.

Volunteer Level 1 coaches are an essential part of the early stages of the ClubGolf programme as they seek to introduce young people to the basics of golf and inspire them to become involved in golf for life. There are a various coaching roles that support the ClubGolf Player Pathway, with opportunities for teachers, volunteers and golf professionals to get involved.

Throughout the 233 golf clubs and facilities across Scotland delivering the ClubGolf programme there are currently 1137 volunteer golf coaches and an increasing number of professionals coaching.

For more information on the coaching aspect of the clubgolf programme visit the coaches section of the ClubGolf website.

Scottish Golf will provide funding support for coaches who are delivering ClubGolf coaching, Scotland's National Junior Golf Programme.

Individuals interested in becoming involved as a volunteer on the ClubGolf programme should find out whether their club is involved in the programme and then speak to the PGA professional, coaching co-ordinator or junior convenor to find out more.

The club will receive support from a clubgolf Regional Manager who works with The PGA Coach Education and Developmet Manager for Scotland, Heather Gaunt, to arrange appropriate coach education courses.

The Regional Manager contacts, and The PGA Coach Education and Development Manager for Scotland, for ClubGolf can be found on the ClubGolf website.

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