What does GolfWA do?

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How do we help?

  • GolfWA is the State Body for Amateur Golf in Western Australia
  • Provide opportunities for everyone to play and learn the game of golf at all levels
  • Aim to grow the game of golf through equitable and inclusive practices
  • Work in tandem with Golf Australia to increase the popularity of golf in Western Australia

Benefits:

BENEFITS TO CLUBS AFFILIATED WITH GOLF WA

There are considerable benefits to clubs, and thus to their members, of affiliating with GolfWA as a result of the services the body provides including:-

  • Having an official Australian handicap which enables a player to play at any affiliated golf club in Australia (pending entry conditions) and events conducted by GolfWA
  • Providing each playing member of a club with Personal Liability Insurance cover to $20m and Professional Indemnity Insurance up to $5m
  • Golf Rules, Handicapping, Amateur Status and Competition advice from GolfWA
  • Advice to clubs on funding opportunities that arise from government agencies such as DSR, Local Councils, Regional schemes
  • Clubs have the ability to purchase stationery and other requirements from Officeworks due to a special on-line pricing structure arranged with GolfWA
  • Free Rules of Golf books
  • Provision of Rules Accreditation Courses
  • Course Rating Services
  • Conduct of a range of game development programmes throughout the state, both at public and private golfing facilities, and in schools, with the ultimate aim of driving new members to affiliated clubs, including:-
    • MYGolf in schools
    • Clinics for junior girls
    • Beginner clinics for women
    • Community Coaching Courses
  • The Club has a “voice” through attendance at Delegates Meetings

Benefits of Affiliation Document

There are considerable benefits to clubs, and thus to their members, of affiliating with GolfWA