Gordon Stevenson, Scotland play-off. Duncan, Shandon Park A. Gordon, Troon, St Meddans. Craddock, Malahide J. Bamford, Royal Portrush W. Meharg, Castlerock.
Irish Amateur Open
fixtures released; The European Club to stage Flogas Irish Amateur Open
The new date and venue was revealed when Golf Ireland released its adjusted fixture list for The calendar features a host of changes due to the COVID pandemic with several events rescheduled for autumn. Moving these championships also ensures they will now coincide with the Carey Cup Match against the Metropolitan Golf Association, which will take place on the Montgomerie Course in Carton House on October. Fittingly in the inaugural year of Golf Ireland this match will include mixed teams for the first time. At such a difficult time for everyone in the industry, it is a testament to them that we are able to present such a comprehensive fixture plan for the year ahead. Online entry is expected to open before the end of March though there are major changes to the entry criteria for many events as the new World Handicapping System goes through a period of adjustment.
Irish Amateur Open Championship
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Three years ago, the huge Salthill club, which had 1, members on its books at the start of last year, was awarded the blue riband hole strokeplay event for and But following some internal changes to the makeup of the club council following the influx of six new committee members this year, a vote on hosting the Irish Amateur Open this summer was defeated by a narrow margin as there was unwillingness to give up the course for a week in high season. The news, which has yet to be officially confirmed to Golf Ireland by Galway Golf Club, is a blow to those members who felt that a club of its standing had a duty to game to host such elite events. Picture by Pat Cashman However, there is now division in the ranks at Galway, where the huge number of playing members and the restrictions imposed by Covid has put timesheets under significant pressure since the coronavirus pandemic hit last March.