Development Overview

SCLGA Development

We have 58 affiliated clubs with nearly 3,800 playing members in Sussex. Our role is wide ranging, including to:

  • Promote and encourage play at all levels
  • Identify and nurture talent
  • Develop our elite golfers and select teams to represent the county

We have an extensive Development Programme which invests in improving the standard of golf for players of all ages and skills levels. We have a comprehensive range of sessions for adults and juniors with our team of county coaches.

Development For All

Our popular Development For All are informal and fun and take place on Sunday mornings over the Winter.  Our Pro,  Lee Andrews at Mid-Sussex, has an indoor facility which can cater for inclement weather!  So rest assured that the sessions will take place whatever the weather conditions.

Our program over the 17/18 season has been maintained at £10 per session and the first 2 dates will be:

  • Sunday 29th October 2017   10am – 12pm
  • Sunday 26th November 2017 10am – 12pm
  • Sunday 14th January 2018   10am – 12pm
  • Sunday 4th February 2018 10am – 12pm
  • Sunday 4th March 2018  10am – 12pm
  • Sunday 18th March 10am – 12pm

To enrol for the 17/18 Season click here for Booking Form and to learn more about what each session covers, click here.

If you have any questions, please email or phone Bali Bassan on 01273 566642 or 07703 350590.

County Team Development

The objectives of the Sussex Ladies Order of Merit (OOM) are to provide a measure of the most successful and committed golfers in Sussex as well as to provide a clear and transparent process for County 1st Team selection.

Any Category 1 player is eligible to participate and players will be awarded points for their performance and commitment to the squad’s development.

Click here for more details.

Click for more information about the development schedule OOM Training 2016-17

These development and practice sessions are by invitation.

Development for Juniors

There is a development pathway for our juniors as part of the Junior Sussex Academy working in conjunction with the Sussex County Golf Union.  We have development planned for all ranges and abilities, so if you know any girls who would benefit, please contact Pat Johns our County Junior Organiser here: or 07833 510712.

  1. Elite Girls – by invitation
  2. Development Squad – for handicaps 16-30
  3. Beginners – coaching and playing sessions for girls new to golf

For more information and dates for our girls’ development programme, click here.

Development on a National Level

The national campaign to get more people golfing, Get Into Golf is run by England Golf supported by Sport England National Lottery Funding.  It is delivered locally by golf clubs and their PGA professionals.  Click here or click the logo to go to their web site and find a location near you.

A 3 year partnership with Sky Sports to promote Get Into Golf, it aims to bring 500,000 new or lapsed golfers into the game – make sure your club gets involved.

You can find out about taster sessions, lessons or memberships near you, and there’s lots of useful information for beginners and people who are new to golf, click the Get Into Golf logo to go to the web site.