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R&A Boys Home Internationals

The R&A Boys Home Internationals began life in 1923 as a match between the boys teams of England and Scotland, played on the day before the R&A 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.

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2018 R&A Boys Home Internationals Winners


2016 Boys Home Internationals  England

England were crowned the 2018 R&A Boys Home Internationals champions with a 100% record after winning all three matches against Ireland, Scotland and Wales at Royal Dornoch to successfully defend the trophy which they won at St Annes Old Links.

2019 MATCH


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6-8 August 2019

The Boys Home Internationals will be played at Ashburnham Golf Club from 6-8 August 2018. 

One of the finest Championship Links courses in the UK, Ashburnham has hosted prestigious professional and amateur championships, including two British PGA Championships and the 1976 Martini International Tournament. 

It was also chosen as a qualifying venue for the 2014 Seniors Open Championship. Set in one of Wales’s finest coastal regions, Ashburnham has provided a true test of golf for more than 120 years.

Contact details:

Ashburnham Golf Club
Cliff Terrace
Burry Port
SA16 0HN
Tel: +44 (0)1554 832269



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This is a round robin international series at Boys level with each of the four home countries playing against one another. The matches comprise five morning foursomes followed by ten afternoon singles.



2019 MATCH



The Boys Home Internationals began 1923 as a match between the boys teams of England and Scotland. In 1972, a match between Ireland and Wales was added.

Since 1996, the internationals have reverted to four home countries competing against one another over three consecutive days in a round robin series on golf courses throughout Great Britain and Ireland.

Each fixture comprises five morning foursomes, followed by ten afternoon singles.

England hold the record for the highest number of wins since the new format was introduced (17). Ireland have won it four times and Scotland twice.

The R&A Trophy is awarded to the winning team.

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