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Adults Safeguarding Policy

Please find attached our 'Safeguarding Adults Policy' on how our golf club is a safe environment for Adults to have an enjoyable and positive experience when playing golf. 

Please find below the policy for your information :

Safeguarding Adults Policy.docx

Men

There are more than two dozen competitions to be played for annually, including several “majors”. Among the most noteworthy are the scratch medal, a 36-hole strokeplay event, the Captain’s Prize, a knockout matchplay tournament played throughout the season culminating in a 36-hole final, and the Fullerton Cup, another 36-hole strokeplay competition held in July .

A Winter Order of Merit keeps the interest going throughout the colder months – with various weekend competitions being enjoyed.

We also compete in a league played across the county and North Nottinghamshire for mid handicappers (8-15) to allow them competition while representing the club.

Rotherham’s lower handicap players represent our scratch teams in leagues and knockout competitions run by the Sheffield Union and Yorkshire Union. The region is a hotbed for good golfers and for those who regularly shoot in the 70s, and Rotherham is no exception.

Seniors

There is plenty on offer to older golfers, with our men entering teams in the Spondon Trophy – a seven-a-side team event featuring clubs across several counties. Our senior members are to the fore in regular “fiddle” gatherings, with groups of members taking to the course on a daily basis.

Ladies

There is a full season of competition for our Ladies’ Section. In addition to their own programme of monthly medals and Stablefords and competitions, the club enters a scratch team and A and B teams in popular annual club competitions run by the Yorkshire Ladies Golf Association.

Juniors

Our Junior section continues to go from strength to strength and many of our young players practice hard to try and emulate the success of a our junior star Danny Willett who has gone on to make a name for himself in the world of professional tournament golf.

We are renowned as having one of the best junior sections in the area and we welcome juniors of all abilities. We are well placed with skilled professionals and good quality practice facilities to bring youngsters through their first steps in golf giving them a thirst that stays with them for a lifetime. The professional team takes the youngsters out to the practice ground or on to the course to play a few holes on Tuesdays, helping them build confidence in their golf game.

Improvement programmes can be created to suit the needs and aspirations of each individual and there are also beginner classes aimed at teaching children the basics to enable them to get out and enjoy the game as quickly as possible. Learning sound fundamentals at an early age means many years of frustration on the course later in life can be avoided.

The better juniors are encouraged to take part in men’s competitions and other dedicated junior events are held in the school holidays. The club also enters a team in the Sheffield Union Junior League that features matches against other local clubs throughout the season.

We have introduced a fee structure that makes it easier for juniors to progress to full membership and to encourage wider participation.

Junior Open Day ! 

 

Come and join us 2pm-4pm Sunday 8th August ! If you sign your child up you will receive FREE Golf lessons with our PGA Golf Professional ! 

 

Girls Golf Rocks ! - Sessions from 20th July ! 

 

Please read the below document for information on dates and how to apply! 

Club Website Content for Girls Golf Rocks 1 .docx

 

Junior Coaching 

Steph holds weekly junior coaching sessions on a Sunday 11-12 the most important thing about the sessions is that it is FUN! Each week you will learn different aspects of the game and every week is finished off with a putting competition which is always a highlight for all involved! 

 

 

Junior Academy Offer £75!

Brand NEW for 2020 , our Junior academy offer! Introduced by our Assistant professional Steph, The junior academy is a great starting point for any junior interested in taking up the game! for just £75 you can have great benefits and even some free coaching sessions with Steph .. Check out the poster below for all the benefits included with the membership fee! 

Junior Academy poster.pdf

 

Junior membership 

Aged 12 and Under: Fee £70

(members children/grandchildren free)

In this category juniors can use all of the practice facilities and the clubhouse at any time.

They can play on the course at certain times, but most be accompanied by and adult or an older junior. An adult who is not a member can walk with them, but must be properly attired in keeping with our dress code.

Aged 12 - 20

(Fees: 12-15, £125; 15-18, £205; 18-20, £310)

There are a range of activities to help juniors develop and enjoy their game. These include:

  • Competitions through school holidays
  • Weekly coaching school including special sessions for elite players and beginners
  • Rules, etiquette and course management training
  • Knock out competition
  • Weekly fiddle accompanied by assistant pro Stephanie Hall

To get involved and for full details contact Stephanie Hall. Tel: 01709 859506 or email: proshop@rotherhamgolfclub.com

Children and Young People Safeguarding Policy and Procedure

Please find attached our 'Children and Young People Safeguarding Policy and Procedure' on how our golf club is a safe environment for children and young people to have an enjoyable and positive experience when playing golf. 

Please find below the policy for your information :

Rotherham GC 002 .docx

 

Club Welfare Officer 

Rotherham GC is committed to ensure that the sport of golf is one within which children and young people involved can thrive and flourish in a safe environment and that all children, young people and adults at risk have a fun, safe and positive experience when playing golf.

Rotherham GC is an affiliated member of England Golf and follows the England Golf Safeguarding Children and Young People Policy and procedures.

 

Please find attached details of our Club welfare officer for any concerns you may have: 

Welfare officer.pdf