Women in Golf Charter

Women in Golf CharterĀ 

The R&A launched the Women in Golf Charter in May 2018, supported by England Golf and other organisations from across the industry.

The purpose of the Women in Golf Charter;

  • To encourage more women and girls to play the game and join clubs
  • To inspire more families to enjoy golf as a group leisure activity
  • To open up more opportunities for women to work within the golf industry

Houghton le Spring Golf Club have signed up to the Charter and have made a commitment to;

  • Deliver two initiatives annually targeting women/girls and families that are aligned with key England Golf campaigns
  • Promote a membership pathway, for women/girls and families to progress within the club
  • Have designated Champions/Mentors within the club who can assist and support new participants and members
  • To achieve 30% female representation on our Club Committee by actively promoting these positions and maintain 30% female representation on our Club Board of Directors
  • Continue to stage and develop male and female competitions on the same day
  • Continue to maintain / improve on course toilet facilities for females
  • To become a SafeGolf accredited club and ensure policies and procedures remain up to date
  • Appoint a designated Charter Champion within the club who can assist with the promotion and reporting of the charter