CGA win The Golf Foundations Bonallack Award
CGA’s Tom Hide was delighted to collect the award at the Annual Golf Foundation awards staged During The BMW Championship played at Wentworth in Surrey.
The award is presented to a project that creates a pathway from schools into clubs and membership.
CGA working closely with Frinton Golf Club were able to grow its junior membership by 23, to 72 in one year. Providing a minibus service to collect the pupils; helped 100 pupils to receive coaching, culminating in a Schools Cup for all players.
Tom Hide has embraced the Foundation’s Box of Tricks initiative to keep more juniors engaged and has built a Tri-Golf course at a local primary school. Highlights include: a development squad for the 9-hole course and fun inter-club team competitions, followed by access to the 18-hole course and junior membership; a Tour pass allowing free access to three other golf clubs and competitions; good communication with parents and trips to events such as the BMW PGA Championship.