Dame Mary Berry to Open the 2023 Women’s GC Championship

Dame Mary Berry has kindly agreed to attend the Opening Ceremony as Guest of Honour.

Dame Mary is an English food writer, chef, baker and television presenter. She studied in France at Le Cordon Bleu culinary school, before working in a number of cooking-related jobs. She has published more than 75 cookery books, including her best-selling Baking Bible in 2009. Her first book was The Hamlyn All Colour Cookbook in 1970. She hosted several television series for the BBC and Thames Television. More recently, she was a judge on the television programme The Great British Bake Off until 2016.

The Opening Ceremony will commence at 3.45pm on Sunday 6th August and play will commence on Monday 7th August culminating in Final’s Day on Monday 14th August.

The event is being contested by most of todays top Women players. Egypt’s Soha Mostafa will be defending her title which she won in Hawkes Bay, New Zealand in 2019. Soha is one of 13 strong Egyptian players competing for the trophy. Home contenders include Rachel Gee, Debbie Lines & Gabrielle Higgins. Rachel Gee is  the current holder of the European Golf Croquet Championship as well as a previous winner of the Women’s World Championship. Debbie Lines is the current holder of the Association Croquet Women’s World Championship and Gabrielle Higgins is the current runner up in the same event. Other strong contenders include Jenny Clarke from New Zealand and a previous finalist and Judith Hanekom from South Africa, the 2014 champion.

Spectators are most welcome.

One day Entry Fee £10 or whole tournament pass £25 payable at the gate.
(Children up to age 12 FREE, over 12’s half price).

Free parking available adjacent to the club in Kingston Lane, Southwick BN43 6YW.

Light lunches, refreshments and a licensed bar available throughout the Championship.

For further details visit the Women’s GC World Championship Website:  www.gcwomensworld2023.org