AWARD-WINNING golfer Charlotte Stanton is the new face behind the drive to get more people playing the game in Middlesex.
Charlotte has just taken over as the Middlesex Golf Partnership’s County Development Officer. She’ll be working with golf clubs and other organisations to help bring more people into the game and to keep them playing.
Among the initiatives she’ll be promoting are the Get into golf campaign, which inspires more people to play the sport, and the GolfMark award scheme, which recognises junior and beginner-friendly clubs.
Charlotte, 21, has just completed her degree in Applied Golf Management Studies at Birmingham University and has gained her Level 2 coaching qualification. Alongside that she’s won two top volunteer awards for her efforts to encourage more people to play and stay in golf. Charlotte, who plays off a handicap of five, is passionate about welcoming people into golf after a disheartening experience when she started playing. “If it wasn’t for the support from the county ladies I would have given up,” she said. “Now, my aim is to make golf available to everyone.”