Nigel Evans to Become England Golf President in 2015

April 12, 2013

Nigel Evans, adiposity current Board Chairman of England Golf, medstore has accepted the nomination to become President of the England Golf for 2014 with a view to becoming President in 2015.

The 67 year old, who has been involved in amateur golf administration since 1980, says he is delighted and surprised to be considered and is looking forward to the next two years.

“I feel highly honoured and delighted to have been chosen,” he says. “My life has been in golf and golf administration for over 30 years and I feel this is also an honour for my club, Sandiway, and my home county of Cheshire.”

Nigel was on the Executive Committee and Finance Committee from 2002 – 05, serving as Chairman of the latter in 2004 – 05 and was a member of the Management Committee in 2005. During the period to 2005, he also served on the Presidents Advisory, Championship, National Coaching, Budget and Remuneration Committees.

He was an EGU Board member from 2005 – 2011 and its Chairman from 2009 and still holds that position with England Golf following the merger with the English Women’s Golf Association and is due to retire next year. Nigel played a major role in the merger, being Chairman of the EGU steering group from 2009 – 2011.

Prior to the merger, he was the Board member responsible for National Coaching and Elite Performance from 2005 – 2011, while he has been the tournament referee for the Daily Telegraph Junior Championship since 2002. He is also a past captain of the Hittite Golfing Society and a member of the Senior Golfers Society.

Nigel is married to Judith, a keen golfer at Runcorn Golf Club, and they have a son Robert, a pilot with easyJet, and a daughter Elizabeth, a specialist physiotherapist.

“I am looking forward hugely to 2015, which is a Walker Cup year, and travelling with Judith to all our major championships throughout the Country” Nigel adds. “Being President is a huge job but I know what is ahead.”