Suffolk Golf Union
It is the ambition of the Suffolk Golf Union to promote elite golf in the county via it’s coaching and county championship program, as well as encouraging inclusion via inter-club competitions for players of all abilities and ages.
Suffolk Golf is an incorporated organisation operating as the Suffolk Golf Union (SGU). It is affiliated to England Golf and operates according to the rules of the R&A. There are 30 clubs in the Suffolk Golf Union, a full list of the clubs can be found in the Affiliated Clubs section of the website.
As well as organising county championships, inter-club matchplay events and the work it undertakes on the assessment of courses for the Worldwide Handicaping Scheme, it also helps to promote elite golf in the county through its county teams at Men’s, Junior and Senior level. It achieves this via the organisation of county coaching sessions from Under 12 junior level up through the age groups - Under 14, Under 16, Under 18 to Men’s level.
The Men’s, Junior and Senior teams represent the county in various county events during the summer golf season. Details of which can be found in the Teams section of the website. Over the years the Suffolk golf county coaching system has produced a number of fine players who have gone on to represent their countries at the top of the amateur game. Notable recent successes include Jamie Moul, Lawerence Dodd and Jamie Abbott who all represented England Men’s team before turning professional.
Find out more about the rules which govern the Suffolk Golf Union and Suffolk Golf Limited.