Club Delegates

Role of a Delegate

Each of our Affiliated Clubs nominates an HLG Club Delegate; this delegate is also the Voting Member at HLG AGMs.  Club Delegates play a vital role in ensuring your club is kept abreast of HLG news and upcoming competitions and representing your club’s views to HLG. Download the latest job description here >>

Changing of Club Delegate

When the Delegate (Voting Member) at your club changes, you need to complete the following Form of Invitation document and send it to our Finance Director, Judy Andrews. You can either post a copy to the registered county address at the bottom of the form or email a scanned copy to


2020 AGM The 2020 AGM was held on Wednesday 9th December 2020. The record of decisions from this meeting can be viewed here >>

2021 AGM The 2021 AGM took place on Friday 14th January 2022. A copy of the HLG Annual Report for 2021 can be viewed here >> and the 2021 HLG AGM record of decisions can be viewed here>>

2022 AGM The 2022 AGM took place on Friday 13th January 2023. A recording was made of the Teams session set up for ladies unable to travel to Winchester. This can be seen >>here. The Annual Report is available >>here and the 2022 HLG AGM record of decisions is available >>here

Delegates’ Toolkits

2022 HLG Competition Flyers – Delegates asked us to produce some down-loadable competition ‘flyers’ to help promote all the various HLG events. These are available here for clubs to use as they think fit.

Academy Taster Session Flyer – The flyer for the academy taster session can be downloaded here

Delegates’ Meetings

Club Delegates’ Meetings are held biannually, in Spring & late Autumn.

4th October 2021 – the slide pack from that meeting is shown here. Following valuable feedback from Delegates captured here, HLG has agreed a series of Actions that will be implemented over the coming months. A summary of the key points is shown here and our May progress report is available here>>

1st April 2022 – the slide-pack from the April 2022 meeting is shown here, including the Digital Safeguarding presentation shown here

21st October 2022 – the slide-pack from our most recent meeting is shown here.

The next Delegates meeting will be 14th April 2023. Location TBC

HLG News and HLG Board Downloads

HLG is committed to improving its visibility and transparency.  The latest correspondence to Delegates can be viewed here and the latest summary of the key points from our quarterly HLG Board Meetings are available below:

18th February 2022

12th August 2022

4th November 2022

13th January 2023


Are you helping to ‘Grow the Game’?

England Golf has some great initiatives aimed at growing the game at club level.  Need help recruiting more volunteers?  Make sure you link up with EG’s  Club Support Officer network and check out their helpful guidance on club volunteers here >>

Designed to help new golfers develop as players, the FREE Women on Par packs are available here >>.

Are you looking to introduce a buddy programme for new members? Start by watching the on-demand ‘Developing a Buddy Scheme’ webinar here >>

Do you want to encourage beginner girls (aged 5-18) to learn to play golf in a fun & friendly way?  Have a look at the 2022 programme for GirlsGolfRocks Remember though that your Club must be SafeGolf Accredited to participate.

Have you considered registering for the R&A Women in Golf Charter which specifically aims to strengthen the focus on gender balance, to support the recruitment & retention of women, and to develop an inclusive environment for women and girls within golf.

Club News

Let’s start sharing best practice!  Let’s hear your club news!

  • Have you just run an Academy for new joiners?  How’s that going??
  • Do you run a Buddy Scheme?  If so, tell us how that works…
  • Do you run special events for your higher handicappers?
  • Have you got a great junior girls section?
  • Do you have a local hero at your Club?  Tell us about her….

Share your news and fun photos – let’s put your Ladies Section on the map email to tell us what you’ve been up to.

Ladies golf hand placing pink tee and ball into ground.