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UK Golf Federation reports membership surge

1.51pm 24th September 2020 - Corporate

The ranks of the UK Golf Federation is continuing to experience growth during 2020, with membership numbers passing 900 earlier this summer, and now up to a total of 936.

Access to free business support services offered by the Federation has proved particularly valuable to all members during the Covid-19 pandemic and the difficult climate for the golf industry that has ensued.

The 13 free business support services available to members covers just about every key area of the day-to-day operation of a golf facility, saving both money and time.

The UKGF website is also a valuable asset to membership, where members’ golf facilities are available for the golfing public to check-out locations and venues and click links to make tee and society reservations.

Doug Poole, the UKGF’s chief executive, commented: “The Federation is now fully national, with members spread across England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. Its work through government All-Party Parliamentary Groups has been invaluable to keeping golf open, safe for customers and enabling our members to keep their businesses open for play. Our initiatives and support, along with our benefits of membership programme, have helped our members and the golf industry in these challenging times.”

The UKGF is a not-for-profit organisation whose aims are to represent and support the interests of proprietary and operator commercial golf courses and driving ranges in the UK. It takes a key role in providing leadership in discussions with government and golf’s governing bodies on all matters that impact commercially-minded golf facilities.

For more information about joining the UK Golf Federation, email doug.pooleukgf@gmail.com or call 07711665247.

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