Widening participation in golf: barriers to participation and GolfMark

Piggott, David and Leslie, Gary and Poller, Greg (2012) Widening participation in golf: barriers to participation and GolfMark. In: International Sociology of Sport Association World Congress, 16-18 July 2012, Glasgow.

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Abstract

This research was commissioned by the EGU and R&A in 2010. The aims of the research project were threefold:

1) To review the academic literature on barriers to participation in sport, especially golf;
2) To survey clubs, members and nomadic golfers to describe their perceptions of GolfMark and the issues it intends to address;
3) To gather in-depth data from a range of golf clubs to help understand how different club cultures may lead to the exclusion of underrepresented demographic groups.

Additional Information:Widening Participation in Golf: Barriers to Participation and GolfMark, Feb 2010 to Jul 2012. Funded by English Golf Union (now England Golf): £10,000
Keywords:Golf, Participation, Barriers, GolfMark, Cluster analysis
Subjects:C Biological Sciences > C600 Sports Science
Divisions:College of Social Science > School of Sport and Exercise Science
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ID Code:14606
Deposited On:04 Aug 2014 12:47

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