Formby Golf Club - 26-29 June 2013
Men's Open Amateur Stroke Play Championship (Brabazon Trophy)
- 01.07.12: History-man Raymond gets the job done - Neil Raymond achieved his goal when he successfully defended the Brabazon Trophy in the wind and rain at Walton Heath. A closing round of 72 left him two strokes clear of playing partner Kevin Phelan from Ireland, also with 72, and three ahead of the fast-finishing Jamie Rutherford.
- 30.06.12: Champion Raymond on brink of back-to-back titles - Raymond on brink of back-to-back Brabazons Neil Raymond has the chance of creating his own piece of history tomorrow (Sunday) if he can became the first play in 20 years to successfully defend the Brabazon Trophy.
- 29.06.12: Phelan stays ahead as others are blown away - It was an ill wind that blew no one any good on the second day of the Brabazon Trophy at Walton Heath, but the cream definitely came to the top with internationals Kevin Phelan and Neil Raymond leading the way.
- 28.06.12: Irish eyes are smiling as Phelan hits the top - It wasn't so much the luck of the Irish as the undoubted skills that saw Kevin Phelan top the leaderboard at the end of the opening day of the Brabazon Trophy at Walton Heath.
Formby Golf Club is a true championship links course unlike any other. Running through the mature sand dunes and pinewoods of Formby the course will challenge you at every shot; accuracy is always at a premium here. The combination of well protected greens, heather bordering rough and challenging tee shots means Formby is a course of magnificent contrasts.