Event Calendar

02 July Open Championship Local Final Qualifying Various Venues
West Lancs
Local Final Qualifying is the traditional way for non-exempt players to win a place at The Open. In 2013 there will be four Local Final Qualifying venues offering 12 exemptions into Muirfield. Local Final Qualifying for the 2013 Open will be played on 2 July 2013 at Dunbar, Gullane No 1, The Musselburgh and North Berwick
24 June Open Championship Regional Qualifying Various Venues
Moortown
Regional Qualifying is the first stage of qualification for most of those who hope to gain an exemption into The Open Championship. 14 venues will host this qualifying stage. Successful competitors will be rewarded with a place at Local Final Qualifying. Regional Qualifying for the 2013 Open will be played on 24 June 2013 at 14 clubs: Abridge, Bruntsfield Links, Buckinghamshire, Clitheroe, East Sussex National, Hankley Common, Little Aston, Luffenham Heath, Mere, Moortown, Northumberland, Remedy Oak, The Island and The London.
24 June Open Championship IFQ - Europe Sunningdale
sunningdale
International Final Qualifying (IFQ) events for The Open Championship were introduced in 2004 and are held on five continents to give more players from around the world the chance to gain direct entry into golf’s oldest championship.
30 - 31 August The Jacques Leglise Trophy Royal St David's
Royal St Davids
The Jacques Leglise trophy is the under-18 equivalent of the St Andrews Trophy. It is played annually, though it shares a venue with its older brother whenever the senior competition is being played. Many of today's top professionals, like Luke Donald and Sergio Garcia, have contested the Match in the past.
13 - 18 August The Boys Amateur Championship Royal Liverpool & Wallasey
Wallasey
The Boys Amateur Championship was inaugurated by two members of Royal Ascot Golf Club in 1921 and played by competitors under the age of 16, before the age limit was raised to 18 two years later. In 1948, The R&A were invited to take over the administration of the event, the Past Champions of which include Jose Maria Olazabal and Sergio Garcia.
05 - 06 March Open Championship IFQ - Africa Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club
Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club
International Final Qualifying (IFQ) events for The Open Championship were introduced in 2004 and are held on five continents to give more players from around the world the chance to gain direct entry into golf’s oldest championship.
17 - 22 June The Amateur Championship Royal Cinque Ports & Prince's
Royal Cinque Ports
The first Amateur Championship was held at Hoylake in 1885 where 44 players from 12 clubs contested a series of matchplay rounds. Nowadays this is one of the biggest and most prestigious amateur events in the world, with 288 players competing in a mixed strokeplay and matchplay format over 6 days.
25 - 28 July The Senior Open Championship Royal Birkdale
Royal Birkdale
The Senior Open Championship is an event staged by The R&A in collaboration with the European Senior Tour.
07 - 09 August The Seniors Open Amateur Championship Royal Aberdeen
Royal Aberdeen
Launched by The R&A in 1969 and contested for the first time at Formby, the Seniors Open Amateur Championship was an instant success. Charlie Green has been the most successful player in the history of the event, winning six times in seven years from 1988.
07 - 08 September Walker Cup National Golf Links of America
National Golf Links of America
The 2013 Walker Cup will be played on The National Golf Links of America, Southampton, NY. On 7 & 8 September, Great Britain & Ireland will travel to New York to defend their title against USA's most talented amateurs.
18 - 21 July The Open Muirfield
The Open Championship is the oldest Major Championship in professional golf. First played in 1860 at Prestwick, The Open attracted a field of 8 golfers with Willie Park Sr. beating Old Tom Morris to the Challenge Belt. The Open has since been contested over 14 different venues and currently boasts a field of 156 competing for the elusive Claret Jug.
29 - 30 January Open Championship IFQ - Australasia Kingston Heath Golf Club
Kingston Heath Golf Club
International Final Qualifying (IFQ) events for The Open Championship were introduced in 2004 and are held on five continents to give more players from around the world the chance to gain direct entry into golf’s oldest championship.
20 May Open Championship IFQ - America Gleneagles Country Club
Gleneagles Country Club
International Final Qualifying (IFQ) events for The Open Championship were introduced in 2004 and are held on five continents to give more players from around the world the chance to gain direct entry into golf’s oldest championship.
06 - 08 August The Boys Home Internationals Forest Pines
Forest Pines
The Boys Home Internationals began life in 1923 as a match between the boys teams of England and Scotland, played on the day before the Boys Amateur Championship. In 1972, a match between Ireland and Wales was added. And since 1996, the internationals have been played as a round robin event between the four countries over three days.
28 February - 01 March Open Championship IFQ - Asia Amata Spring Country Club
Royal St Georges
International Final Qualifying (IFQ) events for The Open Championship were introduced in 2004 and are held on five continents to give more players from around the world the chance to gain direct entry into golf’s oldest championship.