As part of your club membership subscription you pay an annual affiliation fee to England Golf. This will be £9.50 in 2020.
This article explains how we use the fee to benefit both you and the game of golf.
- Obtain your handicap and authoritative advice: We administer the World handicap System and calculate and assign members’ handicaps, as well as adjudicate on queries.
- Experience first-class competitions: Over 6,500 England Golf members of all ages and abilities compete in our 55 club, regional and national championship events every year.
- Invest in elite amateur performing at the highest level: We provide the very best coaching, competitive opportunities and funding for 150 regional and 50 national squad players.
- Protect players and the sport’s reputation: We keep our sport safe, managing all safeguarding and disciplinary cases for the amateur game.
- Get great golfing benefits and discounts: Every England Golf member can take advantage of our ever-growing range of our exclusive offers, discounts and prize-draws by registering with our My England Golf programme.
- Help golf clubs thrive and grow: We support golf clubs to get more people playing golf. Last year this work introduced an additional 250,000 people to the game, which resulted in 17,000 new memberships.
- Personal liability insurance: Every member is provided with £10m personal liability insurance as part of their affiliation to England Golf.