Canterbury Golf Club

East Kent League 2017

There are 16 clubs competing in the East Kent League in three divisions. Canterbury are in the Premier Division along with five rival teams and they play each other at home and away.

The competition is the oldest and most prestigious of the leagues in which Canterbury compete and attracts the best golfers from among the participating clubs.

There are 10 players in each team and they compete in a four-ball betterball format, with three matches played off scratch and the remaining two matches played off handicaps, the maximum of which is six.

Canterbury won the league on a number of occasions. Indeed, they are the defending champions and have a new captain this year in John Coupe.

Canterbury fixtures

Sat, April 15   W 3-2 v North Foreland (A)

Sat, May 6   W 4½-½ v Ashford (H)

Sat, Jun 10   W 5-0 v Sittingbourne (H)

Sat, Jun 24   W 3-2 v Prince's (A)

Sat, Jul 8   W 3½-1½ v Sheerness (A)

Sat, Jul 15   L 3-2 v Sittingbourne (A) 

Sat, Aug 5   H 2½-2½ v Ashford (A) - match cancelled due to bad weather

Sat, Aug 26   W 3-2 v North Foreland (H)

Sat, Sept 2   Prince's (H)

Sat, Sept 16   Sheerness (H)

East Kent League Cup

Sat, May 13   First round: W 3-2 v Sittingbourne (A)

Sun, Jun 18   Second round: W 4-1 v Lydd (H)

Sun, Jul 23  Semi-final: W 4-1 v North Foreland (H)

Guilford Trophy

Sat, June 3   Lost 6½-5½ v Faversham (A)

Kent Foursomes

Sun, March 26   First round: Won by 5 holes v Faversham (A)

Sat, May 20   Second round: Lost 1½-½ v Dartford (A)

Guilford Trophy

This is an annual scratch knockout competition involving other East Kent golf clubs. It's a team of eight and the winners play against the winners of the West Kent League competition in a one-off game to determine the best Kent club.

Kent Foursomes  
The Kent Foursomes is a scratch competition in which all competing clubs are represented by two pairs in a one-leg format.

Both games are played over the full 18 holes and the winners are determined by the aggregate score of the two contests.

If a tie finishes all square after the 18 holes, the second pairs will play off in a sudden death decider.

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