We are committed to delivering a safe environment for all.

Your club Welfare Officer: Katie Still

Contact Details:   01732 844785  |  kate@westmallinggolf.com

Safeguarding Policies

>> Children & Young People Safeguarding Policy & Procedures

>> Safeguarding Adults Policy

Safeguarding in golf

If you have any concerns about the welfare of a child in golf, or outside the sport, or concerns about the behaviour or practice of a coach or organiser, or anyone else involved in the sport, contact England Golf's governance team on 01526 351824 or email  safeguarding@englandgolf.org. 

If you have immediate concerns about the welfare of any child or adult, contact the police on 101 or ring the NSPCC 24-hour free helpline on 0808 800 5000.

Concerns might include:

  • Bullying of children by their peers or by adults
  • Individuals exploiting their position to gain access to children
  • Placing unrealistic performance expectations on children
  • Lacking awareness of the needs for safeguarding
  • Poor planning