England five will challenge for Scottish girls’ title

Nicola Slater

Five players will represent England in the Scottish U18 girls’ open championship next month.

They are Charlotte Heath and Nicola Slater (pictured) of Yorkshire, Thalia Kirby of Buckinghamshire, Ebonie Lewis of Gloucestershire and Caitlin Whitehead of Cumbria. All five are members of the England Golf Girls’ Squad.

The championship attracts an international field and will be played over 54 holes at Monifieth Golf Club from 4-6 April.

The players:

Charlotte Heath, 16, (Huddersfield) and Nicola Slater, 18, (Woodsome Hall) were both in Yorkshire’s winning team at the English Women’s County Finals of 2017.

Heath, Thalia Kirby, 17, (Harleyford) and Caitlin Whitehead, 15, (Kendal) were all in England’s winning U16 teams for matches against Scotland and Switzerland last season. Kirby was also runner-up in the English U16 girls’ championship.

Ebonie Lewis, 17, (Long Ashton) had top ten finishes in the English girls’ and women’s championships.

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