Countdown on for King’s Cup as two qualifying events remain


The countdown is on for one of the world’s most competitive and enjoyable amateur competitions – The International King’s Cup. The three day tournament will see Team Ireland play Team America in a Ryder Cup style format. It is played in honour of one of golf’s greatest players, Arnold Palmer. It takes place in Glasson Lakehouse, Co. Westmeath from June 21-23.
There are just two qualifying events left for golfers to win a place on team Ireland. It is a unique pairs event. There are four flights of handicap and within each flight, two teams will qualify under two age brackets 18+ and Seniors 55+. Each pair must have no more than 8 shots between their handicaps. Total each other’s handicap to find out what flight you fall into.
The event is open to any two person team and each flight has an Open Age Category and a Senior Category within each flight, and there are 4 Flights.
So whether you are a scratch golfer or a 20 handicap golfer, you have equal opportunity to qualify to represent Team Ireland.
The last two venues to hold qualifying events are:
Castlerock Golf Club on Tuesday, April 12th
Dundrum House Hotel on Monday, April 25th
ENTRY FEE: Members €30pp / £30pp. Visitors €50pp / £50pp.
Qualifiers will advance to the National Final at Glasson Golf Club on Monday, May 9th before the Grand Final in June. Team Ireland will be out to avenge last year defeat to Team USA.