Welcome to Foremost Golf

The UK's largest retail and marketing services group

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Buy, Work, Sell Better

Established in 1984, Foremost is the UK’s largest Golf Retail Group.

More than 950 members utilise the group’s array of industry leading support services, helping to improve all aspects of their business.

Recognising the importance of the role of the modern-day club Professional, all of Foremost’s business, retail and marketing solutions are designed to help members save time, become more profitable and enjoy a successful career.

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It pays to be a member

If your combined annual purchases are more than £48k you will receive an additional Retrospective Bonus in addition to those available from individual suppliers. Last year the combined bonus paid to Foremost members was more than £300,000.

Every Foremost Member can become a shareholder and help steer the company (all shareholders have a single vote) and enjoy a healthy return which has averaged over 12% since the scheme started in 2004.

Best Buying Terms with the leading suppliers in the industry

Foremost’s strong working relationships with the leading suppliers and service providers in the industry means that members have access to best buying terms, exclusive campaigns and promotions to help them become more profitable.

However, being a member of Foremost is not only about best buying terms.

Members can opt to benefit from Foremost’s UNIQUE Central Invoicing & Payment System 

Nothing is more important in a professional business than time and money. The Foremost Central Invoicing & Payment System frees up vital time and allows members to have a greater control of their finances.

Foremost Central Invoicing & Payment takes the hassle out of business transactions thanks to a centralised, consolidated invoicing system. Bookkeeping is reduced to 24 invoices a year with only six VAT invoices per quarter, freeing up more time to spend on other important roles performed by the Golf Professional.

A Finance Support Team at Foremost Head Office ensures you receive the very best service and support.

Order one-off items with Foremost’s Singles Service

Ever been asked for a specific product and not had it in stock or when ‘out of stock’ with the supplier?

Order single items from group Suppliers* using the unique central ordering and warehouse distribution solution offered by the Foremost Singles Service.

The ability to supply your members and customers will help improve your service and reputation.

*Singles Service available subject to brand distribution policies

An Ecommerce solution to benefit all members

The Foremostgolf.com ‘Click & Collect’ Ecommerce site has been created to give members a competitive online presence. Member Professionals can now offer their customers a product line-up as extensive as the high street, with the site operating as an extension of the Professional’s store.

Why Click & Collect?

  • Allowing Golf Pro’s to compete online without the associated costs.
  • Incremental income – commission paid on all online orders.
  • Don’t lose the sale! Offer customers the convenience of online shopping when the Pro Store is closed.
  • Direct online traffic into the Pro Store.
  • Giving customers more choice.

An industry leading ticketing solution available to all Foremost members

An essential element of any retail business is having an effective ticketing system to present and highlight your products in a professional and effective manner. Our comprehensive ticketing solution, ForeTickIT delivers that:

  • Multiple template designs for all in-store ticketing needs
  • Ability to use ForeTickIT on multiple platforms including Mac and Chromebook
  • Capability to use seasonal ticket templates
  • Ability to create multiple tickets in minutes

The UK & Ireland's leading fully integrated golf marketing programme.

Foremost’s Elite Marketing Programme is universally recognised as golf’s leading digital retail and marketing programme. The programme co-ordinates marketing for its members from the inbox, social media and website right into their retail shop.

The sophisticated EMP back-end systems mean that members in-store ‘EMP Video’ screens are cleverly populated with their retail campaigns and product launch details from brands that they stock along with full signage support.

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Taking the #1 in golf retail & marketing to the next level...


Working as the silent sales person, screens display bespoke content (and personalised Ticker Bar) and are refreshed remotely throughout the year with campaign and product videos on behalf of the Pro.


Online 'Lesson Booking System'

Taking the booking process online makes it more efficient and saves professionals time, as instant visibility of lesson availability and a simple booking procedure negates the need for lengthy text or WhatsApp exchanges.


EMP Social Media

A cutting-edge social media solution designed to alleviate the pressure on the retailer, giving members a better way to manage their social content and engage their audience online.


Profiled Customer Content

Foremost are supporting Pro’s in profiling their customer database and can now provide relevant, tailored messaging to target these customers and improve engagement with the Pro and their communications.

Nobody else can deliver such a comprehensive level of services for Golf Professionals...

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Business Services

The best business support in the industry


Expert retail advice is delivered to you by a Membership Services team consisting of highly trained Business Development Consultants providing in-store support and dedicated Head Office staff.

Each Foremost Business Development Consultant has undergone extensive training in many aspects of golf management and is on hand to help with personal on-site training to make sure you are getting the most out of your business.

Areas of Expertise Include:

  • Marketing
  • Merchandising
  • Retail Initiatives
  • Store Layout
  • Signage & Ticketing
  • Purchasing & Stock Management
  • Club Relationship
  • Successful Retainer Negotiations
  • Staff Training & Development
  • Cashflows
  • P&L Projections
  • Great Customer Service

Best buying terms with the leading suppliers in the industry

With over 1000 professionals across the UK and Ireland, Foremost Golf has the power to secure you the BEST terms with the leading suppliers in the industry.

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Service Suppliers

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Throughout the year Foremost members have several opportunities to get together, whether it be to enjoy some competitive golf at one of our blue-ribbon Championships', recognising the achievements of fellow Pro's and suppliers at the prestigious Foremost Golf Industry Awards or furthering their business skills at a choice of leading educational events.

Group News


How to Maximise the Sales of Putters and Wedges

Stuart Kerr, Business Development Consultant, Foremost Golf (Scotland & Ireland) advises on how to sell more specialist short game equipment.
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The Best Retailers are Planning for 2023 Now

The chaos in the peak golf season has long been a very justifiable reason for many golf retailers to neglect working on the business rather than in it.
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Converting Pro Shop Traffic to Increased Sales

Charles Hartley, Business Development Consultant North and Midlands, explains the importance of improving the consumer journey.
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Contact Us

For further information on Foremost Golf and to enquire about membership please complete the form below and a member of the team will contact you to help.

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Membership Services

Leanne Spence - Membership Services Admin Manager
E: membership@foremostgolf.com T: +44 (0) 1753 218 891

The Office

  • Address: Chancery Court, Lincolns Inn Office Village, Lincoln Road, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire HP12 3RE
  • Phone: +44 (0) 1753 218 900
  • Email: membership@foremostgolf.com

Business Hours

  • Monday - Friday 8am to 4.30pm
  • Saturday & Sunday Closed