Dorset Ladies County Golf Association

First Team 2024

The First Team is managed by Harriet Teversham,  supported by the County Captain, and represents Dorset at the South West Region County Match Week.

If successful, the team then progresses to a the National County Finals.

Selection criteria includes WHS handicap, performance in County Championships, previous County experience, commitment, current form and being a supportive team member  Current WHS handicap index standard is from a plus handicap to 5.

There are 12 players in the Dorset First Team County Squad.

In preparation for County Match Week, the First Team play a series of warm up fixtures to provide match experience and are expected to attend pre-season training sessions.

Harriet Teversham.

First Team Captain.

"My home Club is Yeovil.  I am excited to be Dorset Ladies 1st Team Captain this year! We had a very successful 2023 season winning South West Match week, and qualifying for County Finals, which was a privilege to be a part of as Vice Captain. I am set to continue the success for the 2024 season. The team this year is as strong as ever, we have a good training schedule in place and so I’m really looking forward to seeing what the 2024 season brings! " 

Matches 2024

Saturday 13th April  Barton - on- Sea GC First Team Hampshire Ladies
Sunday 28th April  Ashley Wood GC First Team  Ashley Wood

Training News.

27th January.

The 1st Team had a successful first psychology session with Jon Adler. This has started off the training for 2024 really well, with getting to know and welcome new team members. Talking through what's important in a team, and also participating in some team building exercises. Over the next couple sessions we will be delving into the team dynamics, self doubt (crunch time) in match play, and team support. This is all to help build up to our important South West Match Week in July, and for team members to take onboard anything that will help their personal game and development."

 18th February

We had a great session at Yeovil golf club, On 18th Feb. Despite the weather being rather miserable and not being able to get on the course, we had a successful driving range session, With Paul Jones, 1st team coach. We were focusing on the varied Shots, we would need to play Focusing on A bit of competitive practice And of course management. We then took to the putting green And completed some Productive practice and pace drills.

Match News

Saturday 13th April - Dorset Ladies 1st Team vs Hampshire Ladies Barton-On- Sea Golf Club. 

1st Team had a great trip to Barton- on -Sea GC on Saturday 13th April for a match against Hampshire Ladies Team. The matches were intense and the girls battled well , right through to the last few holes. Overall score was 4/1 to Hampshire .

Sunday 28th April - Dorset Ladies 1st and 2nd Team vs Ashley Wood Men's Scratch / 1st Team and Club Team at Ashley Wood Golf Club. 

Dorset Ladies 1st & 2nd Teams took on the Ashely Wood Men’s Scratch and Club Team today. 4BBB Sunningdale format for the 1st Team, 4BBB handicap for the 2nd Team. The sunshine was on our side for the most part of the day! Both sides played off mutual tees (green tees) . Some excellent golf played from both sides. 
Ladies 1st Team had a defeat against the Scratch Men 2 1/2 - 1 1/2. Ladies 2nd Team halved with Club Team 1 1/2 - 1 1/2. 




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South West News

SW Foursomes at Clevedon GC and the SW Bowmaker at Bristol & Clifton GC are now live comps available for on-line entry. See South West Women's Golf Association

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