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National Junior Framework

Register For The National Junior Framework

The Scottish Golf National Junior Framework is available to all affiliated golf clubs in Scotland and is a one-stop-shop that will enable you to plan, fund, manage and grow your junior section all in one place.

The Framework supports clubs that want to increase their junior membership and is based on consultation with over 300 experts who work on the frontline of junior golf. This included input from partner organisations such as the Paul Lawrie Foundation, Stephen Gallacher Foundation, PGA, R&A, sportscotland, Golf Foundation, Junior Golf Scotland and Children’s Golf Trust. 

While the Junior Golf site is being developed to include Girls’ Golf Hubs, we are pleased to be able to bring you news of the 2022 Hubs programme here.

National Junior Framework Brochure

For more information about the National Junior Framework, please click below.

Learn To Golf

Are you looking for inspiration for your junior coaching sessions?

The Learn to Golf programme features a dedicated suite of online tools that make planning and preparation for coaching sessions both inspiring and less time consuming. 

Use it as a stand-alone programme or pick and choose what elements you like to complement your existing programme.

Coaches can plan, create and share session plans with each other and receive free merchandise to use as rewards as juniors progress through each level.

Golf In Schools

Does your club want to engage with schools in the local community?

Our Golf In Schools Pillar supports your club with school and community engagement to grow your junior section in the local area.

These range from extra-curricular and school-club coaching blocks, to resources that support curricular delivery – as well as cross-curricular project work that takes the learning beyond the gym hall, all in the context of golf.

Scottish Golf can also provide access to partners who can help funding for with transport, equipment, marketing and additional coaching costs such as the including the HSBC Golf Roots Centres and the Childrens Golf Trust

Events & Competitions

Do your juniors want to participate in nationwide events and competitions?

Scottish Golf is delighted to be working together with our partners at the Golf Foundation, Paul Lawrie Foundation, Stephen Gallacher Foundation and Junior Flag Challenge to bring together an exciting series of fun events to support the development of your juniors.

The National Junior Framework enables you to register and manage a range of events, including Skills Challenges, Junior GolfSixes and Flag Challenges.

Use the Framework to upload scores, track progress, and access competition packs for your club. 

Funding & Support

Does your junior section need financial support?

The National Junior Framework provides clubs with a range of funding opportunities to support you with coaching, sourcing junior equipment and developing better school-to-club links.

The Club Hire Fund helps you purchase sets of junior clubs to hire out to new players in your programme at a fraction of the cost of buying clubs themselves. 

Roving Pro supports clubs to pay a qualified PGA professional to deliver junior and adult beginner coaching programmes

There are also case studies that bring to life some insightful success stories of clubs who have created a thriving junior section.


How do we get SafeGolf accreditation?

It is important that your junior section meets the SafeGolf requirements. Use our SafeGolf Portal and Self-Assessment Tool to ensure that you meet your club’s safeguarding responsibilities.

Working alongside our partners, including Children 1st, sportscotland and the SafeGolf partnership, we can support your club with a wide range of services for training and accreditation.

Training & Education

Golf grows when we work together.

Scottish Golf works with a variety of partners to offer training & education opportunities to support the development of junior golf in clubs across Scotland.

Our training and education programmes are delivered in a variety of formats including face-to-face sessions and virtual classrooms.

Use the National Junior Framework to connect with other Junior Organisers around the country and share best practice through our online learning platform, Hive