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The Jacques Léglise Trophy

The Jacques Léglise Trophy is the under-18 equivalent of the St Andrews Trophy. It is played annually with the venue alternating between Great Britain and Ireland and the Continent of Europe.

Many of today’s top professionals, like Luke Donald and Sergio Garcia, have contested the Match in the past.

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2019 Jacques Léglise Trophy Winners

The Continent of Europe

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The Continent of Europe have won the 2019 Jacques Léglise Trophy after defeating Great Britain and Ireland 15 ½ - 9 ½ at Aldeburgh Golf Club in England.

 

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Blairgowrie (Rosemount)
28-29 August 2020

The 2020 Jacques Léglise Trophy match will be played at Blairgowrie (Rosemount) from 28-29 August 2020. 

 

Contact details:

Blairgowrie (Rosemount)
Golf Course Road
Blairgowrie
PH10 6LG
Tel: +44 (0) 1250 872622

www.theblairgowriegolfclub.co.uk

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The Jacques Léglise Trophy is an annual international match played between two selected teams of nine amateur boy golfers representing Great Britain & Ireland and the Continent of Europe.

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History

The Jacques Leglise Trophy Match is played annually between boys representing Great Britain and Ireland and the Continent of Europe.

The match was inaugurated in 1958 as a boys international match but suspended in 1966. It was rejuvenated in 1977 when the late Jean-Louis Dupont of Golf de Chantilly donated a trophy in memory of Jacques Leglise, a past French champion and captain who had served as President of the French Golf Federation and of the European Golf Association.

Initially played as a one-day match, it became a two-day match in 1996. GB&I dominated the early encounters losing only three times before 1995. The strength of European golf has improved dramatically and since then the Continent of Europe has won seven matches including the 2012 match at Portmarnock.

The GB&I team is selected by The R&A and the Continent of Europe side by the European Golf Association.

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