Nations Cup team picked for British championship

Kelly Tidy

English champion Kelly Tidy will team up with Georgia Hall and Charley Hull to represent England Golf in the Nations Cup event at the women’s British amateur championship at Carnoustie, from June 26-30.

Kelly Tidy, 20, (image © Leaderboard Photography) won the English title earlier this month at her home club, Royal Birkdale, when she beat Georgia Hall, 16, (Remedy Oak) in a play-off. Kelly is a past winner of the British championship.

Georgia was also a semi-finalist in this season’s French Lady Junior Championship, has won the Roehampton Gold Cup and shared the honours in the Hampshire Rose.

Charley Hull, 16, (Woburn) has been as high as third in the world amateur golf rankings this season. She was fifth in the Turkish Airlines Ladies Open on the Ladies European Tour and had a top 40 finish in the first women’s Major of the year, the Kraft Nabisco Championship in California.

Kelly, Charley and Nations Cup team reserve Holly Clyburn (Woodhall Spa) are all members of the GB&I Curtis Cup team for the match against the USA at Nairn from June 8-10, while Georgia is a reserve.