The All-Party Parliamentary Group for Golf has announced that The PGA has agreed to become a supporter.
The Group, comprising Members of all major political parties and from both Houses of Parliament, has the singular remit to “support the sport of golf.” All-Party Parliamentary Groups do not receive public funding and are often reliant on supporters to enable activities.
The PGA are a members’ organisation and educate and train PGA Professionals to degree level with the very latest skills and expertise to operate in all areas of golf so golfers can enjoy and play better golf while golf clubs can benefit from the successful management of their facility. The organisation plays a prominent role in growing and promoting the game through initiatives with other leading golf bodies, and is the founding partner of one of sport’s biggest events, the Ryder Cup.
Karl McCartney MP, the Group’s Chairman and Member of Parliament for Lincoln, welcomed The PGA’s support. He said “I am pleased that The PGA has agreed to support the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Golf and look forward to working closely with them, as the Group continues to support the sport at all levels. Golf is a sport for all ages which provides opportunities for people to stay fit and healthy, and The PGA’s support will help the Group to provide a strong voice for the sport.”
Sandy Jones, Chief Executive of The PGA. commented “The PGA is committed to developing and growing the golf in the UK and is delighted to support the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Golf. We look forward to working with the Group to ensure that the health, social and economic benefits of the sport are realised at both the local and national level.”