This year’s Home International Matches will see the top amateur golfers from England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales compete for the Raymond Trophy. Ireland will be keen to defend their title won in exciting fashion in 2017 at Moortown GC after finishing level with England at the top of the table.
The round robin match play championship is played over three days. Matches consist of five foursomes in the morning followed by ten singles in the afternoon with the winner being the country with the highest number of match points at the end of the three days.
Host to the tournament, Conwy Golf Club, has a long and impressive history of holding top level golf championships including professional events such as the S4C Ladies Championship of Europe in 2010 and The Ryder Cup Wales Seniors Open in 2012. In the amateur game the club held the 2016 Women’s Home Internationals and in 2020 will host the Curtis Cup.
Wales Golf Championship Manager David Wilson said ‘we are thrilled to be bringing this prestigious event to Conwy. The quality of this links course is widely appreciated and we are looking forward to three days of exciting match play from some of the very best amateur golfers.”
The championship will run from 12-14 September. In the opening matches on Wednesday, Ireland will play Scotland whilst Wales take on England. Spectators are welcome to watch some of the best players in GB&I compete for their respective countries.
Hole by Hole live scoring for all three days can be viewed on this link: