Monday 7 to Friday 11 August 2017
36 hole qualifying scratch and handicap match play tournament – for gentleman golfers with a handicap not exceeding 15 – 240 places – entry fee tbc - entries open approx end January / beg February 2017 - date tbc on website in December 2016.
First played nearly 100 years ago in 1919, the Eden Tournament for gentleman golfers became one of the most important events in the Scottish calendar and has remained a popular amateur event for many local and visiting golfers to St Andrews. The competitors play qualifying rounds on the New and Eden Courses before the match play stages for both scratch and handicap conclude on the Eden Course, with consolation events on the Strathtyrum and Jubilee Courses.
The golfers compete for prestigious trophies including the Eden Trophy, presented by the former Town Council of St Andrews, the Duke of York Cup, presented in 1933 by the then Duke of York, and the Victory Cup, presented in 1919 by Lt Col Bethune as Captain of The Royal and Ancient Golf Club.
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