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The Girls' British Open Amateur Championship

The Girls’ British Open Amateur Championship was founded in 1919 and was first played at Stoke Poges.

The 2017 Girls’ British Open Amateur Championship will be played at Enville.

Championship Overview

2017 Girls British Open AmateurChampion

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2017 Girls British Open Amateur Winner Lily May Humphreys

Lily May Humphreys won the Girls British Open Amateur Championship at Enville, defeating Emilie Overas 7&5 in the 18-hole final to seal the biggest amateur win of her career.

2018 CHAMPIONSHIP

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2018 CHAMPIONSHIP

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Ardglass Golf Club
14 - 18 August 2018

The Girls British Open Amateur Championship will be staged at Ardglass Golf Club in County Down from 14-18 August 2018.

The links course, which is home to the world’s oldest golf club building, is located on the north-east coast of Ireland.

The Irish Sea, which can be seen from all 18 tees and greens, comes into play on no fewer than eight holes.

Contact details:

Ardglass Golf Club
Castle Place
Ardglass
County Down
Northern Ireland
BT30 7TP
Tel: +44 (0)28 44 841219

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2018 CHAMPIONSHIP

Format

History

The first stage of the Championship includes two rounds of stroke play qualifying. The 64 lowest scores over the 36 holes will compete in the match play stage of the Championship.

Each match will consist of one round of 18 holes, including the Final. The Challenge Cup is awarded to the winner, while The Leven Trophy is awarded to the runner-up.

The following awards are presented to players returning the lowest scores over the two stroke play qualifying rounds;

The Lady Heathcoat–Amory Memorial Medal for players over 16 years of age, The Todd Bowl for players under 16 years of age and The Fairhaven Pheasant for players under 14 years of age.

A Team Trophy is awarded to the team (nation) with the lowest aggregate score over the two stroke play qualifying rounds

HISTORY

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2018 CHAMPIONSHIP

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History

The first Girls’ British Open Amateur Championship was played in 1919 at Stoke Poges.

The winner is awarded the challenge cup and gold medal and past winners include Major champions and Solheim Cup players Suzanne Peterson and Anna Nordvist.

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