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National Golf Month: May 2016

4.13pm 30th October 2015 - Opinion

2015 National Golf Month; Carin Koch, Kate Hoey - MP for Vauxhall & London Sports Chair, Ciara Morgan – BGIA, Members of Wimbledon Golf Club
2015 National Golf Month; Carin Koch, Kate Hoey – MP for Vauxhall & London Sports Chair, Ciara Morgan – BGIA, Members of Wimbledon Golf Club

Join Paul McGinley, Charley Hull and Mel Reid to Get More People Golfing

The game we all love has seen numbers of players fall in recent years and continues to do so, but National Golf Month (NGM2016) wants to change that. Here’s your chance both to get involved and potentially bag yourself some new club members and clients.
NGM2016 is happening next May and will focus on introducing more women, juniors, families and men to the game. Every week of the month will be themed for each group to inspire them to try golf and enjoy all the fun the game can give them. This initiative is backed by BGIA and Grow Golf Trust and we have the support of Paul McGinley, Charley Hull and Mel Reid, but for it to be really successful, we need you.
Where to Send 100,000 New Golfers?
NGM2016 will ask over 100,000 people across the UK to try out golf, from free taster sessions, paid lessons, easy-to-find tee times and club open days. Players of all levels will be given the chance to book via our new website (link) but they need somewhere to go to actually play. This is where you come in. We need you to upload what you can offer them, including free events, new player discounts, tailored coaching, tee times and open day events. Whatever golfing experience you want to include, we are happy for you to put on our website.
We Do the Work, You Get the Golfers
It really is that easy. Simply log onto the website, upload your information and sit back and wait for people to start booking. Last year thousands of people used the website and this year we aim to inspire even more people – and you can be a part of it.
ENS, Our Media Partners and Supporters
PR agency ENS ( has been appointed to take the media lead for NGM2016, which already has the support of over 40 organisations across all areas of golf and the media, all of which are committed to helping us help you get people golfing. On top of this, golf legend Paul McGinley has added his weight to our work and is committed to helping.

Bauer Media Group
Golf World
Golf Retailing
Landmark Media
Sky Sports
Sky Sports News
Today’s Golfer

Brand Fusion
Nike Golf
Peter Millar
Taylor Made
Titleist Footjoy
Wilson Staff

England Golf
European Tour
Golf Union of Wales
Ladies European Tour
On Course Foundation
Scottish Golf Union
The Telegraph Junior Golf Championship

What to do Next
All you have to do now is
• Decide what it is you will offer during NGM2016
• Sit back and enjoy the campaigns we are running to help grow your business
• Take the bookings
• Get people golfing
• We’ll be in touch very soon with more information, the website will be live late November for sign-up
For full details contact Doug Poole – Mobile 07711665247 Email

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