Donegal Golf Club set for first King’s Cup Qualifier 2020

Donegal Golf Club

One of the most anticipated amateur golf tournaments on the calendar returns for 2020 with the first event of the International King’s Cup schedule set for Donegal Golf Club on Friday March 6th.

This summer will see the United States travel to Castlerock Golf Club to take on Team Ireland after the emerald side made the trip to the USA for the very first time last year. Both teams will stay at Roe Park Resort during tournament week from May 26-29.

The International Kings Cup, a three-day 54-hole amateur match play pairs tournament structured like the Ryder Cup, was formed in 2016 and is played in honour of golf’s greatest ambassador, Mr Arnold Palmer.


It’s a pairs event like no other and is unique in that there are four flights of handicap and within each flight, two teams will qualify under two age brackets – 18+ and Seniors 55+

All players must hold a GUI/ILGU handicap. Entries cost £35/ €35 for members. £55/ €55 for visitors.

Qualifiers at the following venues are available to book now:

DONEGAL GOLF CLUB                                Friday 6th March

CONNEMARA GOLF CLUB                         Saturday 14th March

CASTLEWARDEN GOLF CLUB                    Monday 16th March

BELVOIR GOLF CLUB                                  Thursday 2nd April

ENNIS GOLF CLUB                                       Saturday 4th April

Entries must be made directly with each of the Qualifying Venues    

The National Qualifier takes place at Glasson GC on Thursday April 9th ahead of the Grand Final of the King’s Cup itself from May 26-29 at Castlerock Golf Club.


Find out more on the Facebook page HERE

Please contact the qualifying venues directly for entry to the qualifiers or for further information contact;

Lynn McCool Director, LYNN MCCOOL GOLF


Tel: +44 7522742294



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