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Entries for 2022 World Amateur Team Championships Open 2nd March

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (2 March 2022) – Entries for the 2022 World Amateur Team Championships, conducted by the International Golf Federation (IGF), open on 2 March 2022.

National federation members should apply online at http://watc.igfgolf.org/ and log in with credentials sent from the IGF office. Applications will be taken through to 13 April 2022.

The French Golf Federation will host the 2022 World Amateur Team Championships. The Espirito Santo Trophy (women’s championship) will be held from Wednesday 24 August to Saturday 27 August, and the Eisenhower Trophy (men’s championship) will be Wednesday 31 August to Saturday 3 September.

The events will be staged at two courses: Le Golf National (Albatross Course), site of the French Open, the Ryder Cup 2018 and future Paris 2024 Olympic Games course; and Le Golf Saint-Nom-la-Brèteche (Red Course), site of the Trophée Lancôme (1970-2003) and French Open (1965-1969).

The Championships together represent an international festival of golf, during which time the Biennial Meeting of the International Golf Federation will be held on Monday 29 August.

Both championships feature the world’s leading amateurs and are played over 72 holes of stroke play. Each country is represented by a team of two or three players.

At the 2018 Championships in Ireland, 57 teams competed for the Espirito Santo Trophy, which was won by the United States of America, and 72 teams played for the Eisenhower Trophy, which was won by Denmark.

The World Amateur Team Championships are a biennial international amateur competition conducted by the International Golf Federation, which comprises national governing bodies of golf in 147 countries. The 2023 edition of the WATC will be hosted by the Emirates Golf Federation.

The bidding process for hosting the 2025 World Amateur Team Championships will open on Monday 7 March and all documents relevant to the bidding process will be available on the IGF website.

The IGF is the international federation recognised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as the world governing body for golf. In addition to the World Amateur Team Championships, the IGF also organises the golf competitions at the Olympic Games and the Youth Olympic Games.

If you have questions or a need for more information, contact the IGF at watc@igfmail.org.

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