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About Us

Everyone's Game, Anywhere.


Everyone’s Game. Anywhere.

Purpose Statement

To create and support an environment in Wales where golf is safe and accessible for everyone to participate, enjoy and progress.


  • Real:  We are approachable, supportive and operate with transparency and integrity
  • Innovative:  We are ambitious and open minded in finding new ways of achieving our goals
  • People Centred:  We place people at the heart of all that we do. We are fair, honest and inclusive; connecting with all corners of our community
  • Excellence:  We always strive to be the best we can be. We add value by giving a great service.

Copies of the Strategic Plan can be downloaded below.

Below is a downloadable info-graphic of the services Wales Golf offer to its member clubs and their members and our Club Services Affiliation Pack which gives much greater detail of all our services and is available for clubs to download and share.

Job Title: Community Golf Development Officer (West & Mid Wales)

Salary: £19,000 – £23,000

Location: Based from home or local facility, and occasional visits require to the Wales Golf Offices

2 year fixed term contract: average 35 hrs per week. The post holder will be required to work additional hours at peak times during the year to meet the needs of Wales Golf

We are the national governing body for amateur golf. Our vision is to make ‘Golf Everyone’s game, anywhere. We aim to create an environment in Wales where golf is safe and accessible for everyone to play and enjoy. Our values are to be real, innovative, people centered and operate with excellence.

An exciting job opportunity has arisen within Wales Golf, and we are now seeking to recruit a suitably qualified candidate who is energetic, dynamic, driven and versatile for the role of a Community Golf Development Officer. This role requires an enthusiastic, team worker who is a great communicator, has the ability to build and maintain strong working relationships, and who has the ability to self-manage with minimal supervision.

Reporting to the Director of Development the post holder will:

 Work with key partners and golf clubs to grow the sport in Wales

  • Assist in the planning and implementation of the current WG strategy
  • Assist clubs in becoming more visible in the community
  • Coordination and delivery of community-based schemes
  • Work with key partners and Local Authorities to encourage golf to be included in all their programmes
  • Work with clubs and key partners to help increase club membership and increase opportunities in the sport
  • Assist in the recruitment of volunteer and coaches
  • Provide advice and guidance to the volunteer workforce.
  • Represent WG at appropriate events and forums as required
  • Ensure that the principles of inclusivity are applied to all aspects of work; providing high quality opportunities for all participants, members, coaches and volunteers

If you have the knowledge, desire and passion to contribute to the success of this exciting project, can help us deliver our strategic goals and want the chance to join our vibrant development team please download the full role description and person specification from our website ( and go to the about us section.

To apply please complete and return the application from and equal opportunities monitoring form (no CVs please) and email for the attention of

Closing date for applications: Monday 18th October 2021

Interviews take place: 9th November 2021

Wales Golf is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

There is also the possibility that the contract could be extended beyond the two year period.

To view the full Job Description please click here

For an Application Form please click here

To complete the Equality Monitoring form please click here



Position Board Member Email Address
Chairman Ashton Bradbury Contact Via Email 
Treasurer Andrew Emery
Chief Executive Hannah McAllister
Kelly Gaffney
Declan Goodwin
Clare Lane
Andrew Minty
Ben Wigley

MAY 2021

Golf Union of Wales Ltd hereby gives notice that a Special General Meeting will take place at Parc Golf Club on 29th June 2021 at 17.30hrs.

The following documentation can be downloaded here.

    • Covering Letter
    • Formal Notice of the SGM
    • A Proxy Form including notes to the proxy form and notes re voting and weighting of votes
    • An Agenda for the SGM
    • Clean and Marked up copies of the Articles referred to in the resolution under special Business B of the agenda.

Richard Dixon Chief Executive


Golf Union of Wales Ltd hereby gives notice that the Annual General Meeting will take place  on Tuesday 28th September 2021 at the Parc Golf Club, church Lane, Coedkernew, Newport NP10 8TU commencing at 17.30 hrs

The following documentation can be downloaded here.

    • 2021 AGM Covering Letter 15th September
    • 2021 AGM Covering Letter 19th August
    • 2021 AGM Formal Notice
    • Proxy Voting Form
    • 2021 Agenda
    • 2020 AGM Minutes
    • 2021 SGM Minutes
    • 2021 Annual Accounts
    • 2021 Report of the Directors and Financial Statements

Hannah McAllister Chief Executive

Name Position Email Address
Hannah McAllister Chief Executive
Gillian O’Leary Director of performance
David Wilson Championship Manager
Sandy Veale Handicapping and Club Services Manager
Sophie Madsen Communications & Events Co-ordinator
Linda Stokoe Administration Officer (Finance) 
Laurie Carvell Performance Co-ordinator
Daniel Fullager Assistant Events Co-ordinator 
Name Position Email Address
Zoe Thacker Director of Golf Development
Dilwyn Griffiths Regional Club Development Officer (North) 
Theo Baker Regional Club Development Officer (West & Mid Wales) 
Sian Simmons Administration Officer (Part-Time) & Lead Safeguarding Officer 
Kim Ellis Community Golf Development Co-ordinator (North)  
Simon Lu Women & Girls Co-ordinator
Alan Davies Chairman Contact via email
David Wilson Championship Manager Contact via email
Sophie Madsen Communications & Events Co-ordinator Contact via email
Daniel Fullager Assistant Events Co-ordinator Contact via email 
Robert Martin Chairman Contact via email
Sandy Veale Handicapping and Club Services Manager Contact via email
Linda Stokoe Administrator Contact via email
Sandy Veale Handicapping and Club Services Manager Contact via email
Gillian O’Leary Director of Performance contact via email
Laurie Carvell Performance Co-ordinator contact via email


Performance Advisory Group
Carl Rowe Chairman of Performance
Gillian O’Leary Director of Performance
Andrew Minty Board member
Owen Lewis Sport Wales
Chris King Male Volunteer
Chris Rossiter Female Volunteer
Theo Baker Development staff member


Performance Team information click here

To access Final Accounts Click Here

To find out more information click here.