Sussex County Ladies' Golf Association Ltd

Officers and Committee 2020/21

Jane Covey



Jane first joined the SCLGA in 1999 becoming Competition Secretary from 2000 – 2005.  As County Captain 2009-11, the Sussex team won County Match Week at East Sussex National going on to represent the South Region in the National Finals in Derbyshire. The following year under Jane’s Captaincy, the county team won County Match Week in Surrey and again progressed to the National Finals. Jane plays at Ifield GC and is looking forward to wearing the “yellow” jumper of Sussex with pride again and meeting lots of old and new faces on the golf course!

T: 07881 720489
E: Jane Covey

Pat Johns

County Captain

Dyke GC

Pat's been playing golf since 2000 and her handicap is 12. She began golfing at Hassocks and moved to Cottesmore in 2005 where she became Lady Captain in 2015, following her retirement from teaching Pat moved to Dyke GC. She served on the County Committee for S years as Junior Organiser from 2013-2017 and really enjoyed the experience, learning about the County organisation and working with the girls. She embarks on her 2nd year as County Captain in 2021 and hopes that normal service will resume in 2021 with the Inter- Club Championships, the Morrice Foursomes and the County Competitions in a Covid friendly manner!

M: 07833 510712
E: Pat Johns

Caroline Hawkes



Caroline was encouraged to play golf by her father, but other sports and a career as a P.E. Teacher got in the way. Moving to Sussex she joined Chichester in 1994 not long after it opened. Since then she has been Competition Secretary, Handicap Secretary and Lady Captain twice at Chichester. Playing off 13 she is a member of the Chichester Div 1 squad. She has been on the county committee for four years having been Division 3 Secretary for the last two years, Competitions Secretary and now Vice Captain for 2021.

T: 07767 398853
E: Caroline Hawkes

Judith Dingle

County Secretary

East Sussex National

Judith joined the SCLGA in 2015 and has been the Hon Secretary for the last years. In this role she is responsible for all the communications with clubs as well as organising the committee meetings and the AGM. She started playing golf 30 years ago and has been a member of East Sussex National since 1995. She is a regular Division 1 player, currently playing off 12 but working hard to get back down to single figures.

T: 01444 471007
M: 07528 010209
E: Judith Dingle

Alison Hopson

Finance Director

Haywards Heath

Alison has been a member at Haywards Heath since 2010. She served on the ladies committee for 6 years, 4 years as Hon. Treasurer. She has 2 children, now both at University and this has given Alison more time to dedicate to playing and practicing her golf. Alison became a Div 1 player in 2018 and hopes to reduce  her handicap further. She  starts her 2nd year as County  Treasurer having established new  processes and financial reporting for  SCLGA Ltd during 2020. Alison is  looking forward to working with  newer members of the committee.

M: 07941 804540
E: Alison Hopson

Louise Simmons

Junior Golf Director

Dale Hill

Louise first played golf in 2003, and has been at active member at Dale Hill for 15 years. Louise was Lady Captain in 2013 and has held many other roles within the ladies section, she is also a qualified Level 1 coaching assistant, and holds a Mind Factor certification as a Mind Coach. Louise has a passion to work with juniors of all abilities at club and county level, and is currently Junior Organiser at her home club - having built up a strong and active junior section over the past 6 years, which now includes a number of girls within the membership.

T: 01424 772107
M:  07590 848720
E: Louise Simmons

Jacs Mosseri-Marlio

Communications Director

Royal Ashdown Forest

Jacs began golfing in 1997 when her youngest son was in a pushchair! She's been playing golf ‘seriously for 13 years and plays off 4. Her first club was Seaford, but joined Royal Ashdown Forest in 2009 and plays in their 1st team and the Sussex Senior squad. Jacs is responsible for the SCLGA communications through it’s website and social media sites (Facebook & Instagram). Please contact Jacs with any club news, exciting and fun features or any web-site issues.

T: 01892 513963
M: 07789 872911
E: Jacs Marlio

Sue Smith

Sussex Ladies’ Voting Member for
England Golf

Crowborough Beacon

Sue represents Sussex at national level with England Golf. She took up golf over 20 years ago to join husband Ray, an avid golfer who is Treasurer of the Sussex County Golf Union and actively involved in a variety of roles within England Golf. Although she’s not managed to get her handicap below 30, Sue says she's still just as keen and very enthusiastic to be involved in “social golf!

T: 01892 661316
E: Sue Smith

Sue Rushworth

Competitions Director

Royal Ashdown Forest

Sue has been a member of Royal Ashdown for over 10 years and is currently Lady Captain. She has held various committee positions in the past including Handicap Secretary and Junior Girls Organiser. She plays as part of their Division Il team. For the past two years on the SCLGA committee she has run the Morrice Foursomes and Kathleen Rider Competitions. Sue is Competitions Secretary for 2021 taking on the responsibility for organising all the SCLGA Competitions during the year.

T: 01342 822326
M: 07802 288137
E: Sue Rushworth

Bali Bassan

Div 1 Secretary


Bali's sister convinced her to take up golf in her 40’s overruling plans to wait until retirement! Starting at East Brighton, she then joined Dyke GC in 2003, and since retiring she’s playing much more. On the ladies’ committee from 2012, she was Lady Captain in 2014, and has been Captain of the Div 3 team. She says she’s always trying to improve her handicap of 24! Since 2020 Bali has been responsible for the Div 1 Scratch and Handicap Teams in the Inter-club Championship.

T: 01273 566642
M: 07703 350590
E: Bali Bassan

Debby Gill

Div 2 Secretary

Mid Sussex

Debby started playing golf 6 years ago, having previously been involved in a number of different sports, both as a participant and as an organiser. She came to golf relatively late in life but loves the challenge of playing a sport where she can still continue to improve - even in retirement! Debby plays at Mid Sussex where she is currently vice captain and also manages the Div 3 team. She plays off 23 but is still hoping to become a golf handicap teenager at  some  point!

M: 07745 835582
E: Debby Gill

Jill Miles

Div 3 Secretary

Singing Hills

Jill plays golf at Singing Hills where she has been a member for over 10 years. She has captained the Morrice Foursomes team for the last three years and has deputised for the Division 1 captain when needed. Jill was Head of a PE Department and is keen to be involved in the SCLGA Committee. Jill has been responsible for Div 3 since 2020 in the Inter-club Championship.

M: 07920 229483
E: Jill Miles

Juanita Barnes

Div 4 Secretary

East Brighton

Juanita has been a member at East Brighton GC for the last 10 years, serving as a Board Director for the 6 years and an active member of the Ladies Committee where she has helped organise events, lunches and dinners. Prior to retirement she spent 20 years working for a London University. She now spends one day a week cooking for Supported Housing. Juanita joined the SCLGA Committee at the end of 2019 and for the 2021 season is responsible for Division 4.

M: 07710 573535
E: Juanita Barnes

Emilie Hunt

Morrice Foursomes Organiser

West Sussex

Emilie started playing golf in 1985 when she and her husband moved to Nigeria and their two daughters had gone to boarding school in UK. After further postings overseas they returned to the UK 20 years ago. Emilie has been a member at West Sussex since 2008 where she has captained the Div 3 team four times and served on the Club Committee. She was Lady Captain whilst in Nigeria and at West Chiltington in 2003. She loves playing golf and would like to improve her handicap of 24. For 2021, Emilie is responsible for organising and running the Morrice Foursomes Competition.

M: 07941 815360
E: Emilie Hunt

Jo Maddams

Committee Member


Jo is a member of Slinfold Park and has been playing golf since 1993. She’s held various positions on their Ladies committee, including Lady Captain (2003), Handicap Secretary and is presently the Ladies Treasurer. In addition, Jo is a qualified Level 2 Referee and has been an assistant referee at some Pro Tournaments this year. Jo has been a Guide leader for 25 years and is currently learning Portuguese!

M: 07710 664047
E: Jo Maddams

Jane Buckley

Committee Member


Jane Buckley is one of newer Committee Members. She plays golf at Chichester GC and has been their Lady Captain (2018), Ladies Secretary and a Committee member. Jane took up golf later in life after her children had started school. She loves golf and very much looks forward to working with the SCLGA Committee for the next three years.

T: 07809 155767
E: Jane Buckley

Janis Kinnear

Committee Member


Janis has been a member of Copthorne Golf Club since 1990 and has held various positions on their Ladies committee, including Lady Captain (2008), Ladies’ Secretary and Mixed Organiser. She’s played in Division 2 for many years and enjoys the competitive element of the game. Janis has recently retired and can now devote more time to the game and the SCLGA Committee.

M: 07801 420838
E: Janis Kinnear

Levitha Hughes

Committee Member


Levitha has been playing golf for over 30 years of which the last 5 years have been at Nevill GC. She's been on Nevill GC Board of Management and Ladies’ Committee as Vice and presently Ladies’ Captain. Levitha has also lived overseas where she gained experience as Handicap Secretary, Chair of the Rules Committee, Club Secretary and ran the Golf Charity Committee. She's been co opted onto the Competitions Committee for the SCLGA from November 2020.

M: 07710 413843
E: Levitha Hughes

Other Contacts

Title Name Number Club
Handicap Advisor Chris Handson 01243 553892 Worthing
Handicap Authority Chris Handson 01243 553892 Worthing

Carol Smith 01243 514369 Goodwood

Karena Meyer 01342 826628 Royal Ashdown Forest
Standard Scratch Score Queries Carol Smith 01243 514369 Goodwood
Welfare Officer Richard Wilson 07570 584191 Nevill

Honorary Life Members

Name Club
Di Langridge
Juliet Morgan West Sussex
Betty Page Sweetwoods Park
Judy Roberts Piltdown
Pam Simpson West Sussex
Jenny Tate Royal Ashdown Forest
Jean Taylor West Sussex
Rosemary Temple
Shiela Tyson Haywards Heath
Carol Wallace (Larkin) Rye & Cruden Bay

Honorary Life Vice-Presidents

Name Club
Margaret Barrett West Sussex
Audrey Butler West Sussex

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