Shock discrimination figures revealed as England Golf launch Respect in Golf

Respect in Golf

The governing body have vowed to make golf accessible to everyone who wants to play as survey results reveal the scale of the task ahead

Nearly a third of golfers who responded to a survey into the culture of golf said they had “witnessed or experienced discrimination”.

The shocking figures were revealed as England Golf launched a “call to action”, a new campaign – Respect in Golf – to “inspire, promote and create greater understanding and embracement of equality, diversity and inclusion within the sport”.

More than 22,000 people responded to the survey, and the results identified that 31 per cent had either seen or been the subject of discrimination “at some point during their time as a golfer”....

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