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What is SafeGolf?
Bexleyheath Golf Club were awarded SafeGolf status in 2021.
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.
SafeGolf is firstly, a website – www.safegolf.org – through which anyone with a concern
about the welfare of a player, or the behaviour or practice of a coach, volunteer, organiser,
parent or a player, can contact the lead safeguarding officer at their national governing
Secondly, it is the safeguarding standard England Golf will promote to all their affiliated
clubs to ensure all clubs provide a safe and positive experience to children and young
people whilst playing golf. The PGA are also using the standards to apply to all their PGA
As a club we are proud to be involved in this initiative.