The aim of the RAF Golf Association (RAFGA) is to promote Golf throughout the Royal Air Force and encourage both physical and mental health through sport. The RAFGA Executive Committee continues to plan and run a comprehensive programme including numerous coaching days and a variety of competitions for all levels. We also run competitive teams at Representative and Inter-Service level, providing our best golfers with the opportunity to showcase their talents. Moreover, golf builds individual resilience within a team focussed towards a common goal – these are exactly the skills and personal characteristics that today’s RAF hone while servicemen and women are on deployed operations across the world. We also aim to organise an Overseas Training Camp every two years both men and ladies, usually in Southern Spain to take advantage of the climate and quality of courses.

Unfortunately golf is a relatively expensive sport, however, the RAFGA endeavours to keep the costs to a minimum, whilst still trying to play on quality golf courses. We work closely with the Central Fund, the RAF Sports Federation and he Director of RAF Sport to seek their support for these events. You can help the cause by ensuring you have entered on-line for the RAF Sports Lottery. We also thank our sponsors for their valuable contributions.

Do you want to give Golf a go?

Firstly, we would encourage you to join the RAFGA Membership Scheme for an annual fee of £10. Not only does this give you Golf Insurance, Hole-in-One cover, Coaching subsidies and an annual Magazine it registers you on Pay Subs-on-Line (PSOL), which is our principal communication tool and will ensure that you are kept up to date with all the latest RAFGA news – use the link at this page to register. Secondly, come along to our Regional Golf Championships which are held in Apr/May – you can just enter as an individual – perform well, and you get selected for some excellent coaching days.

The RAFGA remain committed to providing excellent golfing opportunities for all serving personnel, regardless of standard, so please contact us at the relevant link.

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Chairman – Wg Cdr Jason Parr

Director of Golf – Sqn Ldr Paul Mardon

Comms – Flt Lt Martyn ‘Budgie’ Dove

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