Competitive Achievements 


Kevin Battersby grew up and played high school Golf in the Washington DC area; as a junior player Kevin qualified for the 1976 USGA Junior Championship in Evergreen, Colorado.
In 1977 Kevin’s High School team captured the Maryland State High School Championship. Kevin’s tutelage with Bob Toski since 1975 would later prove to be the pivotal move for his development as a golfer and instructor.

Kevin’s Junior record earned him a Golf Scholarship at Wharton County Junior College in Houston Texas. He was recruited by coach Dave Williams (of University of Houston fame) to play for his son, Joel Williams at Wharton Junior College.

In Texas, Kevin’s team scrimmaged with the likes of Fred Couples and Ed Fiori on the Houston Cougar Team. Kevin continued with a remarkable amateur career placing with high finishes in the Azalea Amateur, Eastern Amateur, Rice Planters Amateur, The Porter Cup and the Dixie Amateur.

 

Notable players Kevin Battersby has competed with head to head include:

Fred Couples
Tom Lehman
Davis Love III
Fred Funk
Hal Sutton
Mark Brooks
Bruce Fleischer
Dana Quigley
Mark RoeSteve Lowery
Mark James
Billy Andrade
Gordon Brand Jr.
Billy Casper
John Jacobs

 


 

Kevin’s qualifying and fine play in the 1981 North and South Amateur at Pinehurst Country Club earned him and exemption to 1981 British Amateur in Deal, England at the Royal Cinque Ports Golf Course. In 1985 Kevin was hired as as the Head Teaching Professional at Mission Country Club in Odessa, Texas.


Kevin continued to play the Florida Mini-Tours in the winter months and the Caribbean Tours. Through the late 80’s and early 90’s, Kevin recorded 5 top 10 finishes in Bermuda Open and the Jamaica Open against the likes of Bruce Fleischer, Stephan Ames, Mark James, Mark Roe, Patrick Horgan and Fred Funk.


In 1988, Kevin Captured the West Palm Beach Invitational, defeating senior stars Dana Quigley and Tom Shaw for the Championship. Kevin has competed in Australia, England, Spain, Wales and Alaska. In 1989 Toski-Battersby Golf Center was opened with Bob Toski and Gary Battersby, founders, and Kevin as the Director of Instruction. Kevin’s affiliation with the PGA of America began 1985 and was elected as a Class A member in 1998