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Wednesday 14th June 2017

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Kent Amateur Championship Final

Sunday 4th June 2017

Mark Collins wins the Amateur Championship in fine style

Kent Champs Final Score

Saturday 3rd June 2017

See below regular updates of the Final score from the Amateur Champs

Day 1 Winners from Kent Champs

Saturday 3rd June 2017

See list of Day 1 winners from the Kent Amateur Champs at Kings Hill Presentation - Sunday from 4.30pm

Current results Amateur Championship 2017 at Kings Hill Golf Club

Friday 2nd June 2017

Keep updated with the rounds as the results come in

Kent shine at South of England Schools' Championship

Thursday 1st June 2017

On Wednesday 31st May at Henley Golf Club the Kent Schools' players enjoyed a very successful day.

Whitgift School Junior Open

Tuesday 23rd May 2017

An open tournament for U13 boy golfers (U13, U11 and U9 age groups) with or without handicaps.

Kent v Hampshire

Sunday 21st May 2017

Kent take on Hampshire in the 1st Team League match at Royal Cinque Ports

Kent play Sussex at the Nevill on Sunday 14th May

Wednesday 17th May 2017

Kent played their first league match of the season against Sussex at the Nevill

The Kent Under 14s team head to Pedham Place for their first triangular of the season

Monday 15th May 2017

Kent chose Pedham Place Golf Centre, an inland links style course as the venue to provide a real test of golf for the Under 14 boys in wet, cold and windy conditions.

Adam Tillman (Knole Park) wins the Mid Age Championship

Tuesday 25th April 2017

Adam Tillman wins the Kent Mid Age Championship at Royal Cinque Ports with a gross score of 144. An excellent day on a brilliant Kent links course.

The Race to St. Georges at Littlestone Golf Club

Tuesday 11th April 2017

Action from the South Kent Qualifier, Race to St. George's. The conditions proved very testing on an excellent links course.

The PGA Kent Closed Championship 2017

Monday 3rd April 2017

A great day at Kings Hill Golf Club for the Kent Closed Championship saw Matt Ford, European Tour player take the professional title with George Young (West Malling) winning the Amateur title.

The Watson Trophy at Dartford Golf Club

Monday 3rd April 2017

The Watson Trophy (Kent champion of champions) hosted by Dartford Golf Club, was played on Sunday 2 April. A score of -1 saw two players, Nick Pantlin of Deangate Ridge and Liam Burns of Chislehurst into a sudden death play off. Both players missed the first green so the short game was tested and Nick Pantlin managed to get up and down to take the trophy, with Liam Burns lipping out with his par putt.

Sad news for Senior's golf

Monday 27th February 2017

We are saddened by news of the sudden loss of Bruce Hilsdon on Saturday. Bruce was a Kent Seniors team player and member at Littlestone. Our condolences go to his family and friends.

County Knockouts 2017

Monday 6th February 2017

DRAW DATE - 10th February 2017

The Final Qualifying Round of the Hinge Trophy took place at Littlestone on Sunday

Tuesday 10th January 2017

What can only be described as unique conditions for early January, a balmy 9 degrees and windless, yet Littlestone still provided a good test of golf playing off the Green Tees; with scores moving forward to St. George's, this year's event is wide open.

Bromley Golf Centre highlights the Express way to play

Wednesday 14th December 2016

It’s just become the first golf complex in the country to be branded as a Golf Express Centre, backing England Golf’s campaign to promote 9-hole golf and shorter formats to busy people and show ‘it’s all the game in half the time.’

We are deeply saddened to hear that Bernie Sparkes, former County Secretary of the KGU passed away last week.

Wednesday 7th December 2016

Bernie was County Secretary from 2003 to 2011 when he retired due to ill health. The funeral will be on Thursday 15th December at Hawkinge Crematorium CT18 7AG at 10am. Informal dress. Donations to Cancer Research (no flowers).

England Golf select their leading players for 2016/2017

Thursday 1st December 2016

Alfie Plant (Sundridge Park) is included in England Golf's Men's team having had a very successful year including winning the Lytham Trophy.

Kent retain the Telegraph Salver

Monday 3rd October 2016

Kent beat BB&O to win the South Eastern Group League Final

Alfie Plant (Sundridge Park) along with Jamie Bower and Scott Gregory finish on 19 under par for England's best ever result in the Eisenhower Trophy

Monday 26th September 2016

Plant, who tied third in the individual table on 12-under par, vaulted England into second place when he holed a six-foot birdie putt on the 72nd hole.

Kent Champions George Young, Dan Brown and Richard Partridge all take part in the Champion of Champions Final at Woodhall Spa

Friday 16th September 2016

The Kent Junior, Men's and Senior's Champions all go to Woodhall Spa to take part in the Champion of Champions Finals taking place over 3 days.

Kent County Union Dinner with KCLGA 2016

Wednesday 31st August 2016

The Kent County Golf Union Dinner with KCLGA will take place at the Mercure Hotel, Hollingbourne on Friday 14th October.

Kent Junior's play in the foursomes at Farleigh Golf Club

Friday 19th August 2016

Junior players Taron Donovan, Taylor Costello, Mason Essam, Jensen Hull, Jacob Kelso, Dan Smith and Josh Smith compete in the EG SEG Junior Foursomes finishing a hard won fourth after a struggle in the morning followed by a great recovery in the afternoon.

The English Junior (Club) Championship 2016

Wednesday 10th August 2016

Frilford Heath Golf Club has now hosted the practice rounds and today is the Junior (Club) Championship final. Good luck to the Royal Blackheath players Taron Donovan,Connor Bell and Jonathan Gerrish who are representing Kent at this event.

The English Men's Amateur Championship is taking place at Ganton & Scarborough South Cliff Golf Club

Wednesday 27th July 2016

Spectacular low scoring marked the second day of the English Men's Amateur Championship with Max Jordan (Langley Park) making his mark.

The Kent Junior Championship 2016

Monday 25th July 2016

West Malling Golf Club is hosted the Kent Junior Championship and Junior Handicap Championship with home player George Young holding on to claim victory

Kent's Alfie Plant (Sundridge Park) helps GB&I retain the St Andrews Trophy against Europe, at Prince's Golf Club.

Monday 25th July 2016

Great Britain and Ireland retained the St Andrews Trophy after finishing level at 12 ½-12 ½ against the Continent of Europe at Prince’s in Kent today.

England Golf SE Group Seniors Qualifier at Littlestone Golf Club

Tuesday 19th July 2016

Day Two of the competition here at Littlestone and BB&O go through to the finals.

South East England Qualifying

Friday 8th July 2016

The SE Engand Mens Qualifying starts tomorrow at Calcot Park, Reading

The Open Qualifying at Royal Cinque Ports is taking place

Monday 27th June 2016

Kent players Luke Spooner and Alfie Plant (Sundridge Park), Max Orrin, Mark Collins (Chart Hills) and Jason Barnes are all taking part and looking for support at Royal Cinque Ports Golf Club

Top class international field to contest the Brabazon Trophy

Wednesday 22nd June 2016

The Brabazon Trophy first round sees Mark Collins (Chart Hills)and Alfie Plant (Sundridge Park)go through to the next round.

We are deeply saddened to hear that Audrey Disbury passed away on Friday 17th June

Tuesday 21st June 2016

Audrey was President of the Kent County Ladies Golf Association between 2012 and 2014...

Adam Bartlett (Lydd) wins the Cecil Leitch Trophy at Sundridge Park

Monday 20th June 2016

The Cecil Leitch Trophy was won by Adam Bartlett (Lydd), one of over 2,000 players taking part in the preliminary rounds, and winning a week's free accommodation at a luxury villa in Marbella.

Kent Amateur Championship 2016

Sunday 5th June 2016

Dan Brown (Chart Hills) wins Amateur Championship

Kent Amateur Championship Knockout Rounds

Saturday 4th June 2016

Knockout details for Am Champs 2016 at West Kent Golf Club

Day 1 Winners at Am Champs

Friday 3rd June 2016

A list of the 36hole winners from Day1 at the Am Champs at West Kent

The Kent Seniors Handicap is being played at Ashford today in glorious sunshine

Friday 6th May 2016

The weather couldn't be better and the course was looking in great condition as the Seniors arrived for the Handicap Championship at Ashford this morning.

Congratulations to Alfie Plant (Sundridge Park) on winning the Lytham Trophy 2016

Tuesday 3rd May 2016

A stunning win for Alfie Plant (Sundridge Park) at Royal Lytham and St. Annes, beating the field by 7 shots.

The East Kent Future's Championship at Littlestone today

Friday 8th April 2016

Basking in sunshine Littlestone Golf Club hosts the East Kent Future's Championship (formerly the Cubs) today for the Under 13's and Under 10's.

The Kent Junior Order of Merit starts at Littlestone Golf Club

Thursday 31st March 2016

Today is the first of four events at Littlestone, Rochester & Cobham, West Kent and Walmer & Kingsdown and including the Kent Junior Championship at West Malling as part of the new format and the Race to St. George's.

Kent 1st team and Faversham Scratch team in friendly on Sunday 13th March

Tuesday 15th March 2016

There was a new date in the diary when the Kent 1st Team went to Faversham to play their Scratch Team in a very close competition which saw Kent win by a whisker.

Richard Partridge (Wildernesse) retains the Robin Young Trophy at Royal Cinque Ports

Friday 26th February 2016

There was a heavy frost which saw a delay to the start of the Kent Seniors Trials at Royal Cinque Ports Golf Club. Linda Young was on hand to present the Robin Young Trophy to Richard Partridge for the second year running.

England Golf February Newsletter for Kent

Tuesday 9th February 2016


PGA Kent Closed Championship 2016

Wednesday 20th January 2016

The PGA Kent Closed Championship will take place at Lydd Golf Club on Thursday 5th May 2016.

The KGU Christmas Meeting sees the return of Barry Thompson (Lydd) for a second win with his partner Mark Holland (Redlibbets)

Thursday 10th December 2015

Barry Thompson (Lydd) and Mark Holland (Redlibbets) returned to Littlestone for the Christmas Meeting with 47 pts just ahead of Albert Edwards (Ashford) and Brian Ambrose (Ashford)with 45.

The England Golf teams 2015/2016

Wednesday 11th November 2015

Congratulations to Alfie Plant (Sundridge Park) and Sharna Dutrieux (Wrotham Heath)who have been chosen to represent England Golf in their new look squads.

International Senior player Richard Partridge (Wildernesse) has capped a winning season by being named as England Golf’s top senior for 2015.

Thursday 5th November 2015

Partridge, the Irish and Scottish Senior Champion, described his Order of Merit win as "the pinnacle of a superb and very satisfying personal season".

The Kent 1st Team win the England Golf SE Group League Final

Thursday 1st October 2015

The Kent 1st Team, having fought through to the League Final, beat Essex at Broadstone Golf Club.

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