A KILMORE professional golfer has pledged her support for the inaugural Kilmore Golf Club, KGC, ‘Try Golf’ event, set for on November 19.
Jess Boyle is a professional golfer with the Women’s Professional Golf Association and started her golfing career at KGC at the age of seven.
KGC secretary Helen Dennett said Boyle was ‘extremely well qualified’ to assist with the Try Golf day.
Boyle played golf regularly as a junior member at Kilmore Golf Club and later attended Broadford Secondary College before travelling to the United States in 2011 to study kinesiology at Tarleton State University in Texas.
While there she spent six months with the Western Texas State team and spent three and a half years playing college golf for Tarleton.
Boyle said she was grateful for the opportunities she had been given and was ready to offer advice to Kilmore’s golfers.
“As a touring professional I’ve played at some amazing courses around the world and in Australia,” she said.
“Continuous training and practice is essential to always improving.”
Boyle is a seven-time KGC Club Champion and has been Victorian Par Three Champion four times and was a member of the Victorian State Team in 2018 and 2019 until turning professional in 2020.
She also supports the Golf Australia programs ‘Get into Golf’ and ‘Junior My Golf’ by running clinics and workshops.
The KGC Try Golf Day is planned for 10am to 1pm on November 19 and includes a putting competition, round of golf over nine holes of Kilmore’s par three course and help for beginners and improvers.
There will be many awards and prizes, including nearest the pin on all nine holes.
Adults, juniors, men and women are all welcome, but only those without a Golf Australia Handicap.
Entry is $20 for an adults and $10 for juniors.
To ensure a place, players must pre-register by sending their name, email address and phone number to firstname.lastname@example.org and pay by direct transfer to Kilmore Golf Club Inc., BSB: 633 000; Account: 147 888 275; with a reference noting – Try Golf and a surname.