The Scottish Ladies' Golfing Association (SLGA) is the governing body for ladies' and girls' amateur golf in Scotland.
The game of golf and the golf industry have evolved over the years and our role has significantly changed too. Despite a trend in recent years of declining members in golf clubs across Scotland, golf remains the highest membership based sport in Scotland. Much time and effort is dedicated to supporting clubs in an attempt to reverse that trend and to ensure that we can encourage participation in the game of golf and promote it as a sport for life which is accessible to all.
We work across the full spectrum of golf development in Scotland, touching many aspects of the game - some less visible to the average club member than others. In partnership with the Scottish Golf Union (SGU) we deliver a number of services to golf clubs up and down the country under the umbrella of "Scottish Golf". Building on the traditional support of handicap and course rating advice, there is now expert guidance available to clubs in a wide range of area's including governance, business planning, marketing, health and safety, environmental, child protection and other legislation issues affecting Scottish golf clubs.
We also want to create a future generation of Scots who are capable of winning on the international amateur stage and we identify aspiring young golfers from our Clubs and Counties and provide them the opportunity to develop their game at different stages through our comprehensive player pathway.
Staging events and championships at both a Regional & National level is another key compenent to our business, providing players of all ages and abilities the opportunity to take part.
A small organisation such as the SLGA does rely heavily on the support of external parties. From our loyal and enthusiastic volunteers, to our funding partners and sponsors we are grateful for their continued investment of time & money in the game of golf in Scotland.