The Gloucestershire Golf Union (GGU) was originally founded in 1906 and exists to represent male golfers in the county and to promote the game of golf.
The GGU is the link with England Golf which has many responsibilities, not least the development and application of the National Handicapping Scheme (CONGU).
Apart from acting as the link between England Golf and the forty affiliated clubs, the GGU does a great deal including;
An executive committee runs the GGU’s affairs alongside a full-time, salaried County Secretary.
The current committee is made up of the following people:
President - Alan Robinson
President Elect - Tim Clink
Hon. Treasurer - John Bennett
Secretary - James Macpherson
Captain - Gary Ward
Chairman - Ian Cornwell
Championship Chairman - Dereck Buttler
Coaching Chairman - David Hares
Junior Representative - Mark Powell
Seniors Team Captain - Rob Stephens
Assistant Secretary - Mike Doyle-Davidson
Welfare Officer - Ian Watkins
Executive Committee - Mike Slatter
Executive Committee - Tony Davis
The GGU and England Golf are financed through levies, which are paid by every affiliated club in England.
Simply speak to your County Representative, their name and contact details can be found in the County Year Book.
You can also view our latest e-newsletters which go out monthly to our affiliated golf clubs.