|Purpose & Aim||England Golf run a “Challenge League” for South Eastern counties in which Kent participate fully. The Challenge League enables players between the ages of 19 and 30 years of age to compete in inter-county and club matches whilst improving their game with professional coaching and development. Members are scratch handicap or better and aiming to represent the County First team and/or compete at elite amateur level.|
|Training & Coaching||Membership of the squad provides the valuable benefit of elite coaching with the squad PGA professional, Benn Barham and other specialist coaches. Individual and group training sessions are run pre-season, also featuring such areas as fitness, mindset and specialist putting coaching.|
|Matches & Competitons||The Challenge League team play Inter-County matches against Surrey and Hampshire Colts on a home and away basis. They also enjoy matches against the County first team and Kent club representative teams. The matches are played by teams of 8, with inter-County matches featuring both 4-ball and individual match play. Competition for places is keen!|
If you would enjoy the challenge of playing golf for your County this may be for you. If you fit the age requirement, (18-25) , are a Scratch golfer or very close to it and are a member of a Kent golf club we would love to hear from you.
In the first instance, please contact:
Jon Mabbs, Challenge League Team Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org
Sarah McDonald, Kent County Secretary at email@example.com