Our County Present, Chris Handson, has County Scrapbooks with fascinating newspaper articles showing the success of Sussex County ladies and juniors since the 1920s! We were hoping to use some of these photos at the Delegates Meeting cancelled earlier this month....read more
If you think a ball is yours but cannot see your identification mark, after notifying your marker or opponent, you may mark the position of the ball and lift it to identify it. When lifted under this Rule, the ball may not be cleaned except to the extent necessary to...read more
Generally, when your ball is in play, if you accidentally cause it to move, or you lift it when not permitted, add a penalty stroke and replace your ball. If someone other than you, your caddie, your partner or your partner’s caddie moves your ball at rest, or it is...read more
The London Foursomes match play competition takes place this week from 23-25 March at The Berkshire. It's a Scratch Foursomes competition open to all clubs within a 55 mile radius of Central London. Entries are limited to 64 pairs and the first two rounds are played...read more
Girls’ golf will get rocking in Sussex when a campaign to inspire new players is launched in April. Girls Golf Rocks is all about attracting beginners to have fun, learn a new sport, get active and play alongside friends – with no pressure. Girl golfers from the...read more
The R&A and USGA have announced today the new rules effective from 1st January 2019, which follow expensive discussions and feedback from the golfing community since 2012. Golfers can now access the official 2019 Rules of Golf here. The most significant changes are...read more
The limit for Division 4 players is 36, any team member with a higher handicap may play; but must play off a maximum handicap of 36.read more
There are 57 affiliated clubs and nearly 3,500 playing lady members in Sussex
What the SCLGA committee do:
- Administer the needs of all the affiliated members and golf clubs in Sussex.
- Encourage play at all levels and identify and nurture talent.
- We provide an advisory service on handicapping, rules and any matter concerning amateur golf.
- Organise and find venues for County Championships for all ages.
- Arrange inter-county matches for girls through to senior level.
- Develop elite golfers and select and support county teams.
- Collect affiliation fees from the playing members of Sussex Clubs and promote the county card scheme. This is the only source of funds the County Association receives.
- Represent Sussex in national issues.
The SCLGA committee for 2018 is 17 elected members who work on a voluntary basis. We all work towards encouraging golf for everyone from grass roots to elite status. I look forward to meeting many of you during 2018, however, if you would like to discuss anything please do not hesitate to email me here.
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