Hannah Barwood, the 17-year-old from Gloucestershire will be joined by Suffolk’s Heidi Baek, Lincolnshire’s Holly Clyburn, Lancashire’s Rachel Connor and Kelly Tidy; Hampshire’s Katie Mundy, Nottinghamshire’s Alex Peters and Yorkshire’s Helen Searle.  

The reserves are Hayley Davis from Dorset, Ellie Robinson from Yorkshire, Hannah Turland from Wiltshire and Charlotte Wild from Cheshire.

 

Hannah Barwood defeated two Curtis Cup players to win the English title at Ganton in May. She won the U21 trophy at the Welsh open strokeplay championship and captured the English schools’ title three times in four years.

Heidi Baek, 14, is the English girls’ U15 champion and helped England win the team trophy at this season’s Scottish U16 open strokeplay championship.

Holly Clyburn, 17, won the U18 title at the 2007 English strokeplay championship and has won her county title for the past two years.

Rachel Connor, 17, was a quarter-finalist in the English championship. She has an excellent record in top ladies’ scratch events the Leveret this season and the Royal Birkdale Scratch Trophy.

Alex Peters, 14, won the girls’ title at this season’s Fairhaven Trophy. She also became the youngest-ever Nottinghamshire champion and partnered her mum, Ann, to a win in the Mothers and Daughters scratch foursomes. She’s a past English U13 titleholder.

Katie Mundy, 17, made her debut in these matches last year when she was also in Hampshire’s team at the County Finals and reached the final of the Faldo Series.

 

Helen Searle, 15, was the runner-up in the Yorkshire championship where she lost to former English champion and Curtis Cup player Naomi Edwards. She represented England at the 2007 European Young Masters.  

Kelly Tidy, 16, is the Lancashire champion and was one of the leading English players in the St Rule Trophy. She’s a past winner of both the English U13 and U15 titles.

The team, captained by Julie Brown (Brocton Hall) is:

Heidi Baek (Felixstowe Ferry)

Hannah Barwood (Knowle)

Holly Clyburn (Woodhall Spa)

Rachel Connor (Manchester)

Katie Mundy (Dunwood Manor)

Alex Peters (Notts Ladies)

Helen Searle (West End)

Kelly Tidy (Royal Birkdale)

Reserves, in alphabetical order:

Hayley Davis (Ferndown)

Ellie Robinson (Middlesborough)

Hannah Turland (Tidworth Garrison)

Charlotte Wild (Mere)

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