Organized by the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews, The Amateur Championship has the widest international representation of any amateur event and is reserved for the top amateurs from around the world. The winner receives invitations to three of the major championships, namely The Open Championship, U. Open, and U. The Amateur Championship was first played in at Hoylake and, to date, has visited twenty-two locations throughout Britain and Ireland.
Ireland's James Sugrue wins Amateur Championship at home as Portmarnock plays rare host
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The 9th green and clubhouse at Portmarnock Golf Club. The Dublin venue has been selected to host the Amateur Championship. Photo: Inpho. But not yet it seems. In future, the same criteria are likely to apply to the Amateur Championship and a review of that policy is ongoing.
Portmarnock to host Amateur Championship despite men-only policy
Everybody enjoys a challenge on the golf course, and I'm sure you are the same. That's why we have developed Ireland's best Amateur Tournament Packages for you to cater for either that urge to win or simply to participate in an event with other like minded golfers. Like our bespoke itineraries, we arrange your entire trip starting with tournament registration through to the prize giving ceremony and provide you with all you need to enjoy the fun and camaraderie of competitive golf. Select from the list below and decide which event you and your friends are going to compete in:.
Portmarnock Golf Club. Picture via portmarnockgolfclub. And so Irish golf will have a huge year in with the Open at Royal Portrush and the Amateur at Portmarnock for the first time since , when Ireland was declared a Republic and the event still went ahead despite the fact that we had left the Commonwealth.