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.



Provisional Calendar 2019

DateEvent Venue
2019 Check appropriate website for entry conditions 
30th MarchFormby Leveret  Formby Ladies'
31st March Comboy Trophy Delamere, Cheshire 
16/18th April Northern Foursomes Selby, Yorkshire
19/21st April Scottish Womens' Open Champ Troon
23rd AprilWhittington Ladies' Trophy  Whittington Heath
26/28th April R&A Under 16s Championship Fulford York
 28th AprilLGGA Spring Meeting Hillside
3/5th MayFairhaven Girls' TrophyFairhaven
3/5th May  Welsh Open Stroke PlayRoyal St Davids 
20/23rd May  Sir Henry Cooper Junior Masters Nizels
 22/26th May English Women's Amateur Championship Saunton, Devon
26th - 28th May  County Championship Pleasington 
1/2nd JuneSt Rule TrophySt Andrews
9th JuneLLCGA Scratch Inter-Club Clitheroe 
10th JuneLLCGA Elsie Corlett Summer Meeting  Accrington
11/15th June British Women's Match Play ChampR County Down, Northern Ireland 
16th JuneLGGA Anniversary Competition Haydock Park 
24/28th June County Match WeekSeaton Carew, Durham
7th July  Junior Championship Accrington
11th JulyPleasington Putter Pleasington 
15th July LLCGA Fourball Team CompetitionGrange Park
23/26th July Welsh Girls' Championship Carmarthen 
 31/2nd AugEnglish Girls' Championship  Gog Magog, Cambs
 4/8th AugSt Andrews Junior Ladies' Golf Week St Andrews 
 5th Aug Abraham Trophy Final TBC Gerrard's Cross, Bucks
6/7th Northern Junior Jamboree  York
 6/8th AugEnglish Girls' U14s&16s  Gerrard's Cross, Bucks
11/12th AugScottish Girls' Under 14&16 Elgin 
12th Aug  LLCGA Lady Derby Qualifying Leyland
15th Aug Northern Ladies' & Girls' ChampSilloth, Cumbria 
18th Aug  LGGA Millennium TrophyWest Derby, Liverpool 
19/23rd AugNorth of England Under 16s ChampHeswall 
20/22nd Aug  English Women's Stroke Play Ipswich
7/8th Sep England Champion of Champions Ladies' & Girls  Woodhall Spa
16/20th SepCounty Finals  Delamere, Cheshire
29th SeptemberLGGA Autumn Meeting   TBC