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My affiliation fee

As part of your club membership subscription you pay an annual affiliation fee of £9.50 to England Golf.

This article explains how we use the fee to benefit both you and the game of golf.

  1. Obtain your handicap and authoritative advice: We administer the World handicap System and calculate and assign members’ handicaps, as well as adjudicate on queries.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Protect players and the sport’s reputation: We keep our sport safe, managing all safeguarding and disciplinary cases for the amateur game.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. Personal liability insurance: Every member is provided with £10m personal liability insurance as part of their affiliation to England Golf.