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Search starts for England’s Golf Volunteers of the Year

8.26am 17th September 2013 - Management Topics

Charlotte Stanton
Charlotte Stanton

The search is on to find England’s Golf Volunteers of the Year – the unsung heroes who give up their time to inspire others to take up and enjoy golf.

The England Golf Partnership is seeking nominations for its annual awards, which celebrate the golf volunteers who support new and emerging players.

The winners will be volunteers who contribute within golf clubs, schools, county golf partnerships, training schemes and many other programmes.

To put forward a volunteer visit and complete the easy-to-follow nomination form. The closing date is 13th December 2013. The awards will be presented at a national conference next spring.

There are seven different volunteer award categories which take in age groups, volunteer coaching, those involved in club and county development, and lifetime achievers.

Previous winners include:

Phil Beard, the EGP’s Volunteer Manager, said: “Golf’s volunteers willingly give up their time and work tirelessly to help players of all ages to get the most out of the game. This is our chance to recognise and thank them for all they do.”

The award categories are:

For more information and to make a nomination visit

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