About Us

From its inception in 1984, Golfplan has always strived to offer its most comprehensive golf insurance policies combined with great customer service to UK golfers. Our policies are underwritten at Lloyd’s of London and we are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

Today, Golfplan insures more than £60 million worth of golfing equipment on behalf of tens of thousands of golfers. Our knowledgeable, friendly and experienced customer service and claims team, enable us to maintain our commitment to providing our high level of customer service.

Golfplan are a proud Partner of the PGA and have had a relationship with the organisation since 1996. We have always believed that a PGA Professional is best qualified to assist in the fulfilment of golf equipment claims, enabling Golfplan policyholders to benefit from the expertise of over 2,000 PGA Professionals.

In the golf insurance market, we are renowned for our blend of experience, quality cover and first class customer service. You are in safe hands with Golfplan. When you purchase the Golfplan policy you don’t just buy a piece of paper, you invest in a promise. We continue to strive to ensure that we live up to and deliver that promise.

1984

Launch

Ron Channon launches Golfplan, the UK’s first specialist golf insurer, after his miss hit golf ball almost kills his 9 year old daughter at Bristol & Clifton Golf Club.

1985

PGA

Golfplan launches its network of PGA Professionals.

1990

1,000th

Golfplan signs 1,000th PGA Golf Professional.

1996

PGA relationship

Golfplan and the PGA formalise their working relationship.

1997 - 2000

Tobago Pro-Am

Golfplan sponsors Tobago Pro-Am

1998

1,500th PGA Golf Professional

Golfplan signs 1,500th PGA Golf Professional.

2001 - 2007

Launch of Vilamoura Festival of Golf

Golfplan launches and promotes Vilamoura Festival of Golf, Portugal.

2002

2000th Golf Professional signed

2000th Golf Professional signed to Golfplan.

2006

£50 Million Covered

Golfplan reaches another milestone, this time passing £50 million of equipment covered.

2009

25th Anniversary

Golfplan celebrates its 25th anniversary as one of the UK’s leading providers of specialist golf insurance and looks ahead to 25 more with the launch of a new website.

2012

New Broker

Golfplan joins forces with K. Drewe Insurance Brokers, a leading broker within the Leisure Insurance market.

2013

PGA Partner Programme

Golfplan joins the PGA Partner programme, further reflecting its close affiliation with the PGA. Golfplan and its parent company Sompo Canopius also announce their sponsorship of the PGA Pro-Captain Challenge Golf Tournament.

2016

Aplan take over

Established in Oxford in 1963, A-Plan is arguably the leading independent high-street personal lines broker in the UK. The company provides a complete range of competitive insurance products to consumers and small businesses. Through its network of over 90 branches across the UK, A-Plan prides itself on the highly personal service and advice it offers to the communities in which it operates. Its presence within the local community is core to the Group’s value proposition, enabling the business to better understand and serve its clients and to manage insurance risk more intelligently. This highly personal client service proposition is the foundation upon which A-Plan’s success has been built.