The Cheshire Union of Golf Clubs was founded in 1920, and represents 94 clubs within the County, providing knowledge and expertise to support them all.
We are able to offer particular advice and support on a number of topics including handicaps, rules of golf and Course standard scratch ratings and slope ratings to be introduced in November 2020.
As you may be aware, golf is one of the few sports that can be enjoyed by all age groups. With this in mind, the Cheshire Golf Union run County Tournaments for players of all ages, on either a Team or Individual format.
The Cheshire Union identifies existing talent and through its coaching program develops the next generation of Golfers to represent the County and beyond at a National Level. Thanks to our player development programs, Cheshire are in a position where its representative County Teams are able to successfully compete against their peers.
We are working hard to preserve, enhance and advance the quality of golf throughout the County of Cheshire.
Continually to enhance the reputation of Cheshire as a leading County in Amateur Golf.
To promote and grow participation in the game of golf across the County at all levels including the identification and development of talent at all ages, enabling the County representatives to become ever more competitive.
We are always looking for people to join the board as a director, but there are also opportunities to help develop golf without becoming a Board Director. If you are interested in one or more of the following areas, please contact Peter Whitehead at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 01244 678004 with your area of interest and expertise and your contact details. The County Secretary or one of the Board Directors will then follow this up with a personal telephone call .
We are always looking for additional people to help in the following areas.
Finance & Accountancy
Marketing & Business Development
Event Management of County Championships and County Matches
Internet / Web Development
Golf Course Assessment Surveys
In consultation with England Golf we are working to receive full accredititation before end of February. We are happy to help Clubs achieve their own accreditation alond side England Golf's Club Support Officer for Cheshire, Ben Johnson ( 07702 555564) The County's policy documents on young people and vunerable adults can be found by clicking on the below.
Cheshire Union's Welfare Officer is Trevor Jackson on 07772 050921
Objectives of the County
> To further the interest of Amateur Golf in Cheshire
> To assist in maintaining a uniform system of handicapping, helping to introduce the Worls Handicapping System in Nov 20
> To encourage and develop players to County and International standard
> To arrange the following events:
- Amateur Championship of the County , County Team Championship Inter-County Matches within the Northern Counties league and Championships. These have age categories, all County Championships can be found within the Competitions tab on the Home page
- Most are male orientated though some Junior championships are open to all Juniors and we hold the Mixed Foursomes Championships in October where each affilaited Club can put forward one pairing.
> To organise and maintain the facilities of the Cheshire Card, and the County Membership Scheme, also known as the Life Members Association.
> To co-operate with the England Golf and other County Golf Unions in such a manner as may be desirable.