Formby Golf Club and Hesketh Golf Club, 31 July - 5 August 

English Men's Amateur Championship

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Competition Summary

The Men's English Amateur Championship will played on two courses at Formby Golf Club and Hesketh Golf Club.  The competiton will also be played in two stages:

Stage One is stroke play. The full field will play 18 holes on both of the first two days, with one round on each of the two courses. The leading 64 players and ties will qualify for the match play.

Stage Two is match play at Formby Golf Club. Players will be seeded according to their stroke play finishing place. If necessary, a preliminary match play round will be played to determine the top 64 players.

Host Venue

Host Venue

Formby Golf Club 

Few golfing destinations can rival Formby for the beauty of the course, the variety of the holes and its all year round playability. Formby is truly one of the world’s finest Championship links golf courses. Throw in spectacular scenery, a historic clubhouse, a wonderful restaurant with stunning panoramic views over the course and warm, welcoming bar, it’s little wonder this fabulous golf club seduces so easily.

Hesketh Golf Club

Hesketh is the oldest golf club in Southport, established in 1885. The course is pre-dominantly links in nature and Championship golf has been played at Hesketh from the early days. In addition to being a previous qualifying venue when The Open was played at nearby Royal Birkdale, Hesketh has hosted many other professional and amateur championships. Most recently, it hosted the Junior Open in 2008 and co-hosted the Amateur Championship with near-by Hillside in 2011.The Club offers visiting golfers a series of open competitions including a weeklong golfing festival every August and a competitive range of golfing packages are available to visitors and societies alike.

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