2019 R&A Womens Home International Champions
England were crowned champions at the rain-affected Women's Home Internationals after defeating Ireland in the deciding match at Downfield.
4-6 August 2021
Woodhall Spa, the home of England Golf, will stage the Girls’, Boys’, Women’s, Women’s Senior and Men’s Senior Home Internationals from 4-6 August 2021.
The venue offers two magnificent courses – the Hotchkin and the Bracken – as leading players from different age groups look forward to the challenge in the annual Home Nations matches.
The club has hosted many prestigious amateur championships, including the English Amateur and the Brabazon Trophy on several occasions.
Woodhall Spa is a former spa town and civil parish in Lincolnshire, England, on the southern edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds.
Tel: +44 (0) 1526 352511
Teams from England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales compete against each other in individual matches.
A match consists of three foursomes and six singles, each over the same 18 holes, with the foursomes being played first.
The scores are calculated by team results with each team scoring one point for a team win and half a point for a halved match.
If two or more countries score an equal number of team points and have each won the same number of individual games, the tie will be resolved by aggregating the number of holes played in the individual games won and the team with the fewest number of holes played is declared the winner.
The Home Internationals Trophy was presented to the Ladies’ Golf Union by Mr T.H. Miller and is awarded to the winning team. The Hugh C. Kelly Cup is awarded to the captain of the winning team.
The first R&A Home International Match was played between England and Ireland in 1895 at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland.
The team from England featured founder and secretary of the Ladies’ Golf Union Issette Pearson.
The R&A Home Internationals were played at Royal Troon in 1904, which marked Scotland’s first appearance and victory in the match.
The following year saw the introduction of the coveted International Shield presented to the winning team.
In 1907 all the countries from Great Britain were represented when Wales competed in the Home Internationals.