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.