Golf Ireland welcomes Portmarnock’s hosting of the Women’s Amateur

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Portmarnock Golf Club will host the Women's Amateur Championship next year. Photo: Golffile.

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Golf Ireland is thrilled with the announcement that Portmarnock Golf Club will host the distinguished 121st Women’s Amateur Championship from 24-29 June 2024.

The event marks the second occasion that Portmarnock has been chosen to host this championship, with the first taking place back in 1931.

In more recent years the Men’s Amateur Championship was hosted by the Dublin links, where Irishman James Sugrue claimed a thrilling victory in 2019, and Golf Ireland is anticipating another exciting event.

“Portmarnock has a rich history of hosting world-class championship golf. We are eagerly anticipating the return of the Women’s Amateur to an iconic links. This event is a testament to the high regard in which our courses are held worldwide,” said Golf Ireland CEO Mark Kennelly.

This announcement underscores Golf Ireland’s strategic priority of attracting more high-profile events to the island, specifically focusing on promoting women’s golf.

In line with this, the Women’s Irish Open is set to make a welcome return to Dromoland again this year, further cementing Ireland’s status as a leading destination for premier golf tournaments.

“The commitment we have to promoting world-class women’s golf is unwavering and the Women’s Amateur Championship is a fantastic addition,” said Kennelly.

“Portmarnock is a venue steeped in history and golfing tradition and is ready to write another chapter in its illustrious story with the Women’s Amateur in 2024.”

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