In January 2007 the Welsh Ladies Golf Union and Welsh Golfing Union, each with well over 100 years of history, merged to become the Golf Union of Wales. The GUW is a company limited by guarantee which employs 7 professional and one part time staff, whilst its development arm Golf Development Wales (a wholly owned subsidiary of GUW) employs 5 full time and two part time staff.
Administration & Corporate Governance
The GUW Board meets quarterly and the full Council comprising of 19 elected members and up to 4 co-opted members meets twice a year
Vision and Core Objectives
The GUW launched a new vision, mission and core objectives in June 2012.
“We are committed to golf becoming a sport for all, and for life. To making golf a headline sport in Wales and an integral part of community life
Mission and Core Objectives
To work with our clubs, partners, coaches and volunteers to:-
- Grow the game
- Improve the quality of experience for all players
- Develop our best talent into world class players