Kathleen Rider Foursomes

Kathleen Rider was known before marriage as Miss Gilligan and played at West Sussex and Goodwood with a very competitive handicap of 3, she frequently represented Sussex.  In 1955 Kathleen died whilst still in her early 50’s and the family state that had recently been nominated as Sussex County Captain.  West Hove GC play a Kathleen Rider Foursomes competition annually, and it’s believed that her sister in law, Penny Gilligan, started the competition in Kathleen’s memory.

Nowadays the Kathleen Rider Foursomes is an annual event with 2 pairs playing foursomes off handicap competing for the Kathleen Rider Salver.

If you know of any more information about Kathleen Rider, then please contact Jacs Marlio at the SCLGA website.

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