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The Girls Home Internationals

The Girls Home Internationals was first played in 1935.

The championship is an annual event played over three days featuring teams from England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

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2018 Girls Home Internationals Champions


2017 Girls Home Internationa Matches Winner England

England won the Girls Home Internationals after a final day victory at Ballybunion, Ireland.

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Ballybunion Old Course

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Ballybunion Golf Course
8-10 August 2018

The Girls' Home Internationals will be played at Ballybunion from 8-10 August 2018. Ballybunion Golf Club was founded in 1893. It is considered one of the finest links courses in the world and after being remodelled by five-time Champion Golfer of the Year Tom Watson in 1995, it hosted The Irish Open in 2000 and the Arnold Palmer Cup in 2004.

It hosted Jacques Leglise Trophy for the first time in its history in 2017 when the Continent of Europe defeated Great Britain and Ireland 15½-9½. During his second term, US President Bill Clinton played the course in September 1998. A statue of him with a golf club in the town of Ballybunion commemorates the visit.

Contact details:

Ballybunion Golf Club Golf Club
Sandhill Road
Co. Kerry
Tel: +353 (0) 68 27146



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Teams from England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales compete against each other in individual matches.

A match consists of three foursomes and six singles, each over the same 18 holes, with the foursomes being played first.

The scores are calculated by team results with each team scoring one point for a team win and half a point for a halved match.

If two or more countries score an equal number of team points and have each won the same number of individual games, the tie will be resolved by aggregating the number of holes played in the individual games won and the team with the fewest number of holes played is declared the winner.



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The first Girls’ Home International Match was played in 1935.

The teams from England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales compete for the Stroyan Cup.

Over the past 20 years, Wales have recorded one win, Scotland four times, England on 15 occasions and Ireland have never won the Girls’ Home Internationals.

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