SafeGolf Accreditation

committed to promoting good practice

SafeGolf Accreditation

SafeGolf is a partnership of UK golf bodies committed to promoting a safe and positive environment for all those participating, working and volunteering in the sport.

We have launched a SafeGolf Accreditation programme, which will enable all affiliated clubs and facilities to complete a self-evaluation of their current safeguarding practices through an online self-assessment tool to support them with implementing the standards set out by Scottish Golf.

The process will cover three topic areas essential to delivering a safe environment where children and young people can enjoy the game:

1. Junior Workforce

2. Safeguarding Policies

3. Safeguarding Procedures

On completion of the self-assessment your club or facility will either:

Why is SafeGolf important?

Scottish Golf is fully committed to developing the highest standards of safeguarding


“The SafeGolf Accreditation has been built to provide clubs and Safeguarding Officers with clarity around minimum standards and good practice guidelines for safeguarding young people in the sport.”

Safeguarding Support

If you have a concern or query about safeguarding please contact the
Scottish Golf Safeguarding Team at