Hong Kong, China, has been selected as the site of the 2020 World Amateur Team Championships, the International Golf Federation (IGF) announced at its Biennial Meeting today. “We are excited to have the World Amateur Team Championships in 2020 in Hong Kong and with it just coming after the 2020 ... Continue Reading
Hong Kong, China to Host World Amateur Team Championships in 2020
World’s best amateur golfers to compete for the Eisenhower Trophy at the World Amateur Team Championships
The world’s leading amateur golfer Maverick McNealy will be among the players to watch in a stellar field competing for the Eisenhower Trophy at the World Amateur Team Championships in Riviera Maya, Mexico this week (21-24 September). The 21-year-old Stanford University scholar, who has amassed ... Continue Reading
Republic Of Korea Wins Fourth WWATC In Record-Setting Fashion
The Republic of Korea won its fourth Espirito Santo Trophy by a record-equalling margin with a 72-hole total of 29-under-par 547 at the 27th Women’s World Amateur Team Championships at Mayakoka El Camaleon Golf Club. “The key is the team play,” said Korean captain Sang-Won Ko. “We have been ... Continue Reading
Can Korea make history in the final round of the Espirito Santo Trophy?
Korea’s Hye-Jin Choi, Min-Ji Park and Hyun-Kyung Park may be firmly focused on winning the Women’s World Amateur Team Championships (WWATC) for the fourth time in their country’s history tomorrow but if they look back at the record books they will find that they have an opportunity to make history ... Continue Reading
Republic Of Korea Vying For Fourth Title, Builds 14-Stroke Lead Through 54 Holes At WWATC
The Republic of Korea is on the verge of its fourth Women’s World Amateur Team Championship (WWATC) title as it built a 14-stroke lead over Switzerland with a 19-under-par total of 413 after Friday’s third round. The Koreans posted a third-round team score of 138, with 2016 U.S. Women’s Open low ... Continue Reading
Republic Of Korea Surges Into Second Round Lead At Women’s World Amateur Team Championship
The Republic of Korea posted a second-round 137 with a 68 from Min Ji Park and a 69 from Hye Jin Choi for a 36-hole total of 275 to overtake first-round leader Switzerland and gain a seven-stroke advantage at the 27th Women’s World Amateur Team Championships (WWATC). The Koreans are seeking their ... Continue Reading
Five star Chan enjoys special affinity with the Women’s World Amateur Team Championship
When 14-year-old Tiffany Chan made her debut in the Espirito Santo Trophy at Adelaide’s Grange Golf Club in 2008 she could scarcely have imagined that eight years later she would cap a remarkable fifth appearance in the prestigious team event. The 15th ranked player in the World Amateur Golf ... Continue Reading
Guam’s Oberiano A Dedicated Student Of History
The distance from Guam to Boston is approximately 12,800 miles. Guam’s Kristin Oberiano, 23, is attempting to use a Harvard University education in history to bridge that gap. A two-time member of the Guam WWATC team, Oberiano was recently graduated from Occidental College in Los Angeles, ... Continue Reading
Stats of the day….
….Iberostar Playa Paraiso Golf Club’s stroke average was 80.7 and the short par-4 sixth hole was the most difficult at a stroke average of 5.37. Mayakoba El Camaleon Golf Club’s stroke average was 75.8 and its most difficult hole was the par-3 10th at a 3.61 stroke average. Only two eagles ... Continue Reading
Did You Know….
….Florida State University has the most players of any NCAA Division I team playing at the Espirito Santo Trophy? Teammates and sisters Morgane and Kim Metraux of Switzerland helped take their team to a one-stroke lead over the Republic of Korea after the first round. Morgane credits the positive ... Continue Reading