Lancashire County Training

County Training Officer: Mrs Janette Smart. 

Contact  Email  Telephone: 01254 208935.

 6 Lesson Vouchers to be used during 2018 will be available to all County Squad members.
The claim form to be used for them will be sent out soon by Janette Smart CTO.

County Coaches

Jane Forrest   PGA Honorary Member

JaneJane is a PGA AA Professional. She has been coaching Lancashire players since 1988. She was England Ladies' national coach from 1994 -1999. An England Girl and Intermediate International Jane was a Lancashire Team member from 1973 to 1978 before turning professional and being an inaugural member of the Ladies' European Tour where she won three titles including the Dutch Open and European Match Play titles. Jane was a founder member of the Lancashire Girls' Golf Association. 

James Carpenter   Director of Golf at Southport Golf Academy

jamesA Fellow of European Golf Teaching Federation.James has a degree in Golf Coaching and is a qualified EGTF Professional. In 2016 he was invited to join the Wilson Advisory Staff.
James has also studied the latest methods of Junior Golf Coaching and is keen on proper nutrition and fitness and exercise methods for golfers of all ages.

Gavin Abson   Head PGA Professional at West Lancashire Golf Club 

gavinGavin has an honours degree in Sport Management and is highly trained in custom fitting using launch monitor technology. He has played full time on the PGA Europro Tour and caddied on the European Tour.
He joined West Lancashire in January 2016 having previously been Head Professional at the Carrick on Loch Lomond. During this time Gavin was Dunbartonshire & Argyll Ladies' and Girls' Coach. Previously Gavin was a teaching panelist for the Bunkered Golf Magazine and spent 2 years as a PGA Professional at Royal Troon Golf Club.



Training Fixtures and Local Events 2018

DateEvent VenueGroups Coach 
28th January Training  Southport Golf Academy   Intermediates  JC 
11th February Training  West Lancashire Golf Club Seniors   GA
25th February Training  Myerscough College Regional Groups   JF
25th February Full Game Formby Ladies' Golf Club Seniors +Eagles 1&2  
25th February Training  Southport Golf Academy  Intermediates   JC
4th March Training  West Lancashire Golf Club  Seniors   GA
11th March Full GameFormby Men Seniors  
18th MarchTraining  Southport Golf Academy Eagles 1&2   JC
25th March Training  Myerscough College  Regional Groups   JF
TBC  Training Southport Golf AcademyIntermediates JC
1st AprilComboy Scratch Delamere, Cheshire  Handicap Max 8.4 Enter  here
8th April Match Blackburn Golf Club 


 A Team 
21st AprilFormby Leveret  Formby Ladies'Handicap Max 7.4 Enter  here
29th April Match West Lancashire Golf Club  B v LCSLGAB Team  
TBA County Trials TBA    
17th - 22nd June County Match Week Huddersfield Golf Club  A Team  
 11th JulyPleasington Putter Pleasington  Handicap Max 12 Enter here
5th AugustB Team v Yorkshire Hessle GC, Yorkshire  B Team   
TBC B Team v Cheshire TBC   B Team   
24th August Birkdale Scratch Royal Birkdale    
26th AugustB Team v  North Wales Haydock Park   B Team   

 National Championship dates on LLCGA Calendar website page.
Junior Championships etc dates on Junior Calendar page.

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