golf hr founder carolyne wahlenHi, I’m Carolyne Wahlen. I formed Golf HR Services in 2012 to offer expert HR support to Golf Clubs that do not need an in-house HR Manager. Golf HR specializes in Golf Clubs, dealing with your difficult employees. We will fight on YOUR behalf to protect your club.

We’ve been keeping Golf Clubs tribunal free since 2012

All initial enquiries are free of charge. We want to make it easy for you to get the best advice possible when it comes to employment law and dealing with challenging employees.
You have someone in us who understands the ins and outs of dealing with staff in Golf Clubs who just will not cooperate.
Your “to do” list gets shorter, as we do it all for you, paperwork, advice, research, etc.
You keep a good working relationship with your staff, because we are the “bad guys” when it comes to disciplinaries, redundancies, etc.
You WILL stay tribunal free – providing, of course, that you use one of our protective Golf HR packages this year.
Please don’t hesitate to call us now on 01491 598 700 or email us on
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Lance Doggart
Lance Doggart
The Golf HR team have been thoroughly professional in all aspects relating to our employees. They are quick to reply to email queries, provide excellent guidance, advice and support and are also very good at doing follow-ups post all queries. The annual updating of employee handbooks and contract advice is excellent and we would highly recommend the team.
Awesome team, on hand to help with everything in quick time. Has provided great peace of mind for us as a golf club.
Peter Roberts
Peter Roberts
Wouldn't it be nice if we still lived in a world where employing someone could be done with a simple handshake! This is definitely not the case! Thanks to the whole team at GolfHR for helping me deal with an incredibly anxious time. My only regret in all this.......I should have used GolfHR from the start! Lesson learned and now my whole operation will be water tight. Thanks again.
jim hughes
jim hughes
Fantastic job done by Carolyn and her super team. They set up a whole range of new contracts and a super staff handbook. Quality of work is first class and all dealings were great, very professional. Recommend Golf HR to all clubs.
Giovanni De Rosa
Giovanni De Rosa
A big Thank you to Golf HR and team,. They have bee fantastic in dealing with all aspect. Their support and advice has been outstanding, and speed of response is always prompt. I recommend them 100% as HR support.
Chris Evans
Chris Evans
My simple existence as a golf professional was rocked eighteen months ago with false allegations made against me and no idea where to turn. Thirty five years as a Professional and I felt so sick to the stomach, I felt like quitting. Enter Golf HR. Recommended by our own association and one of the best bits of advice I have EVER received from the PGA. The Golf HR team guided me seamlessly through the various processes involved which enabled me to unanimously win my case against a disgruntled member of staff. Recently, I had cause to let and employee go, something I have never once in all my time as a PGA Professional had to do. The service from Golf HR was invaluable and again allowed me to proceed with full knowledge that my procedures were correct. A word of warning to anyone without this service in place. Do not be without this support. Pay the very reasonable monthly retainer and ensure you are covered for all of your working HR criteria. A priceless service which I will never be without again.
Alan Wilson
Alan Wilson
A big thank you to the Golf HR team. They have been a fantastic partner to our golf club, helping us with our policies and advice on sensitive HR issues whenever we needed it. The team was also incredibly supportive and knowledgeable during a difficult disciplinary process, ensuring that we followed the best practices and conducted a fair and objective process. We would highly recommend Golf HR to any other golf club.'
Rosie Arnold
Rosie Arnold
I have worked with GOLFHR for the last 12 months supporting a golf club to manage its HR policies/procedures, and support their wider needs. The team have been professional, diligent, hard working and responsive. Whenever support was needed they were able to supply accurate and much needed guidance and advice. Nothing is too much trouble or seen as time wasting. You can pose questions and always receive a well thought out and detailed reply. It makes your life a lot easier when you have the right support in place. I would recommend GAPHR to other clients and in particular golf clubs. I have much appreciated our working relationship. Well done team.
Brian Boyter
Brian Boyter
Well where to start - firstly THANK YOU. Thank You to Carolyne and her amazing team, having only got signed up in May, we have already reviewed and updated All Contracts of Employment, Implemented a fit for Purpose Employee Handbook, and head on to a sensitive Information gathering Disciplinary process - Impressive. The Customer Service we have received has been brilliant, with an operative at end of phone realising Importance of your call and getting it handrailed to the correct consultant in a timely and efficient manner. Although an Associate CIPD Member myself it has been worth its weight in Gold being signed up with Golf HR. Well done You Carolyne - you have a great team , keep up the great work. Kind Regards Peebles GC
Jonathan Worrall
Jonathan Worrall
Golf HR always went above and beyond to make sure our needs were met. They were very swift and thorough to any questions provided. I would recommend Golf HR to anyone looking for assistance in employment law.

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Keith Adderly

Temple Golf Club

Golf HR’s weekly zoom meetings have been invaluable and are professionally hosted, and the content is delivered with some much needed humour. I have absolutely no hesitation in recommending Golf HR to anyone.

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Tim Owers

Wyke Green Golf Club (1996) Ltd

“A simply must have service for any golf club that takes its employment responsibilities seriously. Very professional and quick responses are always received.”

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Terry McConnell

Clacton-On-Sea Golf Club

“I always get a swift response to any questions I ask and I feel reassured that if I do have a problem, they are there to see me through it. Well done! Keep up the great work and thank you!

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Gary Stangoe

Reading Golf Club

“Since getting involved with Carolyne and the Team there, I haven’t looked elsewhere – I’ve had no need to look elsewhere!”

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Saving Golf Clubs from the Pain of Employment Tribunals

Avoid Tribunals

You prevent time-consuming tribunals by following our realistic, friendly and up to date legal advice.

Resolve Staff Issues

Staff issues are resolved with the minimum of time and fuss by our Golf Club-specific advice.

Improve Staff Performance

Your staff performance will improve as they respond to the professional advice you are receiving.

Enjoy Peace of Mind

You get peace of mind, as you can call for advice and a visit whenever there is a staff issue.

Save Time and Money

You don’t spend time looking for the solution yourself; you just call us for expert advice.

Reduce Your To-Do List

Your “to do” list gets shorter because we do the hard work to make your life easier!

Steve Williamson

Royal Epping Golf Club

“Carolyne and her team provided a first class service when helping out with the golf club staff contracts.
They have been exceptional in guiding us through the maze of furloughing and other HR matters.”


James Fuller

Parkstone Golf Club

“Golf HR, in my opinion, are the ONLY company to put your trust into when dealing with your human resources.
Their quick, tailored, supportive advice has aided me for the past seven years. I wouldn’t be confident to operate without them!”

Carolyne Wahlen, Founder of Golf HR

Well-respected GMCA speaker, author and HR expert, Carolyne helps you get back on course and keeps you out of the rough with your staff issues.
If the answer to any of these questions is ‘yes’,
then get in touch today.
Click here to schedule a call with Carolyne

Are you worried you will make a mistake and end up in an employment tribunal?

Has reviewing employee contracts been on your “to do” list for a long, long time?

Would you rather have an expert do the hard work and be able to rely on them?

Want staff issues resolved quickly and effectively by Golf Club experts?

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Richard Pennell

Woking Golf Club

“With Golf HR’s guidance, a difficult and complicated issue was resolved quickly and with a minimum of fuss. It’s been a very positive experience working with Golf HR. Without them it would’ve been a lot harder.”


Karen Drake

Burnham and Berrow Golf Club

“Carolyne and her team came highly recommended and clearly know what they are doing.

We really have received an excellent service from Golf HR over the past months. We are intending to continue working with them for the foreseeable future.”

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Neal Milton

Sheringham Golf Club

“The way Golf HR works is that they are our own HR department. They are available almost immediately, as though they are part of your team.

To be honest, in recent months I’d have been lost without them.”


Keith Adderley

Temple Golf Club

“I very warmly recommend Carolyne and her team to other golf clubs and often do, without hesitation.

They understand our issues and genuinely want to help – Golf HR is an invaluable part of the team at Temple.”

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