Our very own Anita Higginson, L & R LCGA Junior Organiser has been selected as a finalist in the forthcoming England Golf Awards. Anita has been nominated in the Women and Girls Trailblazer Award
Anita has been involved in golf in Leicestershire for over 30 years, Anita is fantastically creative and her infectious positivity has inspired hundreds of female golfers in the county. She is involved in The Foxes Pathway Tour and GolfSixes league and is fully committed to helping girls enjoy the game and make new friendships.
It takes a special kind of person to work with young people and Anita is one of those people. Her commitment and passion for growing the game of Junior golf cannot be underestimated. Together with her team, she has broken down barriers giving hundreds of youngsters within the County the opportunity to play golf.
Finalist in the Participation and Development Coach of the Year category is Amy Taylor who is the PGA teaching Professional at Hinckley Golf Club
Amy’s Hotshots Academy now has over 80 members with packages tailored to encourage and engage young golfers and secured an indoor venue to ensure participation would stay stroke in the winter. She also provides taster sessions and follow-up courses for females wanting to take up the game in Leicestershire.
England Golf received a record number of nominations this year showcasing the great work being done across the country.
The awards evening will take place on Thursday 2 March at the Hilton Deansgate Manchester and we wish Anita and Amy the very best of luck.