Dame Mary Berry to open the 2023 WCF Women’s Golf Croquet World Championship
The 2023 Women’s Golf Croquet World Championship is being held at Sussex County Croquet Club, Southwick, nr Brighton from 6th – 14th August 2023.
Dame Mary Berry has kindly agreed to attend the Opening Ceremony as Guest of Honour.
This will commence at 3.45pm on Sunday 6th August.
Play will commence on Monday 7th August culminating in Finals Day on Monday 14th August.
56 players from at least 16 countries will be competing to be the World Women’s Champion.
Egypt’s Soha Mostafa will be defending her title which she won in Hawkes Bay, New Zealand in 2019. Soha is one of at least 13 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 (New Zealand) and Judith Hanekom (South Africa).
Also playing is our very own Liz Farrow who has been awarded a ranking place. We shall be rooting for you Liz!!
The final places for the Championship will be determined by a qualifier which will take place at Compton Croquet Club, Eastbourne in the week prior to the championship.
Spectators are most welcome.
Entry to the Opening ceremony Free.
During the tournament: 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: