- Jenny Clink is ELGA’s new chair & more ELGA News
This a final news feature from ELGA for 2004. It covers your new chairman, awards for Emma Duggleby, ELGA subs for 2005, and top honors for Fay Sanderson, Kerry Smith and our own Fliss Johnson
- ELGA NEWS FOR THE END OF 2004
HEADLINES - Kerry Smith is England’s number one Felicity Johnson is England’s top girl golfer ELGA Order of Merit winners. Natalie Booth to play on Ladies European Tour. Curtis Cup star Shelley McKevitt turns professional & Faye Sanderson joins LGU squad
- Masterclass for English golfers
Three English golfers are just back from Texas – and a masterclass with some of the world’s top coaches. Teenagers Felicity Johnson and Sian James, together with professional Sarah Claridge, spent a week with Dick, Craig and Bill Harmon, brothers of World No 1 Coach, Butch Harmon.
- ELGA Rosebud finally comes to fruition
This very worthy event was originally due to be played at Whitefields Golf Club. However a combination of adverse weather conditions and a serious fire, which caused widespread damage to the club facilities, resulted in unavoidable posponement. Read on for details of the result.
- NEW VISION FOR GOLF
Golf is being given a renewed focus in England by the nation’s three major governing bodies, which aim to increase the number of individuals playing golf by 10% from 4.2m to 4.6m by 2009. Under the umbrella of the England Golf Partnership, The Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA), English Golf Union (EGU) and English Ladies Golf Association (ELGA) have created a Vision for English Golf.
- England girls’ under 18s v England boys’ under 16s
England girls will bid for a hat trick of successive wins in their annual match against the boys at Piltdown Golf Club, Sussex, on Sunday (October 10). A strong under-18 side has been named to defend the Marian Carr Memorial Salver, which remembers the former secretary of the English Ladies’ Golf Association.
- England sweep to victory in Senior Home Internationals
England swept to victory in the Senior Home Internationals with a 7-0 whitewash of Wales on the final day of the matches at Kilkeel, Ireland. The team dominated the three-day event to keep a firm grip on the crown which they won last year, when this championship was launched.