About Us

Est. 1998

About Us - Golf Bag

Launched in 1998, The Golfers Club UK has grown to become the UK's premium golf insurer, providing customers with golf insurance they can count on. All golfers should be insured before they step out onto the golf course and are too often unaware that they can be sued for the consequences of a wayward shot. In 1998 The Court of Appeal ruled that 'Golfers are liable for shots that cause injury no matter how slight the risk', and as recently as 2011 a judge in session at an Edinburgh court stated ‘that every golfer, no matter his or her degree of competence, will make bad shots’ resulting in a golfer being awarded £397,000. Both cases were a result of a golfer being struck in the eye by a wayward shot. The responsibility lies with the golfer striking the ball, but the consequences of being sued can so easily be avoided by simply taking out a policy from The Golfers Club. Not only will this protect against injury to a 3rd Party, yourself or damage to property but will also provide new for old cover for theft, loss and damage of equipment 24 hours a day. That’s the reassurance that golfers require.

Of course no one likes to pay for insurance but the risks cannot be ignored. The Golfers Club takes the sting out of having to pay for golf insurance by providing every policy holder with a Fairway Member's Golf Pack, a unique gift pack rewarding new and loyal customers with real golf benefits. This is provided free of charge along with the protection of our specialist golf insurance policy.

Golfer walking on a golf course

Every year our team work with some of the biggest names in golf in the UK to bring our members benefits that are not available to any other golf scheme.

Whether it's a free round of golf at a choice of over 40 courses including The Belfry, Marriott Golf Resorts, Celtic Manor Golf Resort, QHotels, Macdonald Hotels and Golf Resorts, Shrigley Hall or Herons' Reach Golf Resorts, those ever popular GreenFree 2 for 1 vouchers, our team are determined to keep bringing our members the best that UK golf can offer. From less than £48 a year, including your specialist insurance, that's incredible value.

And there's our dedicated Customer Service team, should any of our policy holders have a query about a benefit, wish to check on their insurance cover and if you need to make a claim our Personal Claims Service will guide you hassle free through this process.

Some customers have been with us since launch; some joined last month; but all are valued.

The Golfers Club® is a registered trademark of The Golfers Club UK Limited which is Authorised and Regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority No.313140.

The Golfers Club is part of Ripe Thinking Limited. We’ve been doing insurance differently at Ripe for 20 years. Our fresh approach to insurance is all about making insurance easy-to-buy, simple-to-understand, jargon-free and excellent value. This approach has helped us attract nearly 200,000 sports, leisure, personal and business insurance policyholders and over 1 million website visitors every year. Find out more about Ripe and our other insurance products here, or click on a specific product below.

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