Kent Veterans League
The Kent Veterans League was founded in 1978 but Canterbury did not join until 2001.
This year there are 51 participating clubs and these are divided by geographic location into eight groups of six or seven teams. Canterbury are in Group 6.
Ten players from opposing teams compete in a four-ball betterball matchplay format, the maximum handicap being 20. The winning pair earns two points, the losers receive nothing and there is a point apiece in the event of a halved game.
The top team in each group qualifies for Kent Finals Day. Canterbury have qualified for the final on a number of occasions but without managing to win on the day.
Canterbury’s captain for 2017 is seniors’ vice-captain David Le Breton.
The league website is kgvl.weebly.com
Results and fixtures
Thurs, April 13 Lost 5-0 v Tudor Park (A)
Fri, April 28 Won 3½-1½ v Broome Park (H)
Fri, May 5 Won 4-1 v Whitstable & Seasalter (A)
Fri, May 26 Won 3-2 v Whitstable & Seasalter (H)
Mon, June 5 Won 3-2 v Chestfield (H)
Thurs, June 8 Lost 3-2 v Broome Park (A)
Tues, June 13 Lost 3½-1½ v Etchinghill (A)
Fri, July 7 Lost 4-1 v Chestfield (A)
Fri, July 28 Etchinghill (H)
Fri, Aug 22 Tudor Park (H)
Kent Vets Four-ball Betterball Knock-Out
Thur, May 4 Lost 2-1 v Southern Valley (A)