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R&A Coronation Foursomes

The R&A Coronation Foursomes online entry has been delayed in light of the current COVID-19 restrictions, subject to Government guidelines, we hope to open entries soon.

Established in 1953, the unique team event costs only £2 per person and is open to all members of affiliated clubs who hold a current WHS handicap Index of 40.0 or under. Mothers and daughters, friends and family, whatever your age and experience, you and your partner can join in the fun by teeing up!

How to enter:

Step 1: Pick your partner and encourage your club to hold a qualifying round.

Step 2: Progress to the Area Final of your choice if your score is in the top 100 scores based on all club qualifying rounds, calculated as follows: 36 + (Course par – Course Rating) – team Stableford points scored.  Thereafter you will be offered an alternative Area Final venue.

Step 3: Book your spot among 16 pairs at the Grand Final in St Andrews by winning your Area Final.

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2019 R&A Coronation Foursomes Champions

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2016 Coronation Foursomes

Cornwall pair Collette Burgess and Hana Dabrowski sealed victory in the R&A Coronation Foursomes Grand Final in St Andrews, tasting success in the 66th anniversary of one of the largest domestic golf participation events.

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History

The Coronation Foursomes is the leading foursomes event for club golfers in Great Britain & Ireland. The competition is open to all members of affiliated golf clubs who hold a current WHS handicap index of 40.0 or under.

Established in 1953, the event has become increasingly popular in clubs where the winners may qualify for one of sixteen Area Finals.

 

 

 

Full results from the 2019 Area Final venues are available here.

Full list of the 2021 Area Final venues can be found here.

FORMAT

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The first stage of the tournament is a Club Qualifying Round played over 18 holes of foursomes Stableford. Any clubs affiliated to a Home Nation can run a qualifying round.

The best 100 scores based on nett differential will qualify for the Area Final, which is held at 16 venues around Great Britain and Ireland and will consist of 18 holes of foursomes Stableford. The best 100 scores across all participating qualifying venues are worked out as follows: 36 + (Course par – Course Rating) – team Stableford points scored.

Sixteen teams will qualify for the Grand Final, which will consist of 18 holes of foursomes Stableford.

HISTORY

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History

The Coronation Foursomes were first played as an 18-hole medal foursome, in 1953 to commemorate the Queen's Coronation. The finals were played at Royal Mid-Surrey Golf Club, and were limited to 150 pairs which included 25 pairs from overseas.

The format continued as medal and by 1969 three finals were held, one each in Scotland, North England and Southern England. Ten final places were still kept for Commonwealth players. An extra final was added in Scotland in 1977.

A Midlands final was added in 1980, a 2nd final in the South was added in 1985, then during the early 90's a Welsh final, another Midlands and Northern final.

For more details visit our History page.

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