Code of Conduct for Young Golfers

As a young golfer taking part in a Hampshire Ladies Golf activity, you should:

  • Help create and maintain an environment free of fear and harassment
  • Demonstrate fair play and apply golf’s standards both on and off the course
  • Understand that you have the right to be treated as an individual
  • Respect the advice that you receive
  • Treat others as you would wish to be treated yourself
  • Respect other people and their differences
  • Look out for yourself and for the welfare of others
  • Speak out (to your parents or a club representative) if you consider that you or others have been poorly treated
  • Be organised and on time
  • Tell someone in authority if you are leaving the venue
  • Accept that these guidelines are in place for the well-being of all concerned
  • Treat organisers and coaches with respect
  • Observe instructions or restrictions requested by the adults looking after you

You should not take part in any irresponsible, abusive, inappropriate or illegal behaviour which includes:

  • Smoking
  • Using foul language
  • Publicly using critical or disrespectful descriptions of others either in person or through text, email or social network sites
  • Consuming alcohol, illegal performance-enhancing drugs or stimulants