An opportunity to support County Golf in Northumberland

Volunteer in golf

Volunteer in golf

The Northumberland Union of Golf Clubs and Northumberland Ladies County Golf Association...

...are committed to providing opportunities for people to play golf and develop in the game. This includes promoting and organising County Competitions and assisting affiliated golf clubs.

Supporting promising and talented junior golfers and helping them to reach their potential are key ambitions for our organisations and we rely on a team of dedicated volunteers to achieve this.

We aim to develop golfers who will excel at both junior and adult level and to attain our goal we need more volunteers to enhance our current events, competitions and other opportunities.

Can you help us grow the game?

If you are passionate about how sport can benefit young peoples lives and have a little spare time we’d love to hear from you. Our organisations are volunteer led and getting involved represents a chance to work with like minded people supporting golf in the Northumberland.

What we are looking for…

If any of the following statements sound like you, then we would love to hear from you…

  • Love golf or sport?
  • Have skills or experience which could be valuable?
  • Enthusiastic and approachable?
  • Passionate about the benefits of taking part in golf for young people?
  • Want to give something back to the game?
  • Have a child or family member that currently plays junior golf?

The types of roles we are looking to fill…

  • Competitions Team: helping to organise and host our County Competitions. This includes starters, recorders/scorers, ball spotters and administration.
  • Media & Marketing: creating and developing news, marketing support to promote our work.
  • Information Technology: website design and/or management.
  • Rules Officials: to train up on the R&A Rules of Golf and support the running of County Championships and Competitions.
  • Junior Support: organising and supporting junior golf at county level, running competitions, supporting fundraising and events.

How to get involved…

If you are interested in volunteering in Northumberland please complete and return the Expression of Interest form and you will be contacted to discuss the opportunity further.


You can fill in the 'Expression of Interest Form' HERE

What’s it like volunteering in County Golf?

"Volunteering with our team is both rewarding and enjoyable. Helping to develop talented players and raise the profile of our sport is very satisfying.

I’ve been all over the country with the NUGC and England Golf, watched some really good golf and made some very good friends in the process.

If you’re thinking about volunteering, come along and have a cup of copy coffee and a chat with us.

Walk the course with some of the guys and see what it’s all about".

Danny Finlay, NUGC

"I enjoy meeting people in my role. With the juniors you get to see very young golfers playing with high handicaps coming through to single figures. It’s very satisfying watching their progress as golfers and young people".

Candy Brown, NLCGA

"We need volunteers for everything that we do including helping junior players progress, both boys and girls".

Ian Harrison, NUGC

"I love to see the players progress and achieve the success which they are having now. We have great fun at our events, and to me that is so important for young players".

Norma Jones, NLCGA

Our campaign to recruit volunteers is supported by England Golf.
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