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Competition Information


       All Ireland Father & Son Matchplay Open 2017



      Qualifying Rounds

      18 Holes Strokes - Saturday & Sunday 1st/2nd July, 64 Pairs to Qualify                                                                   


   1st Round    Monday/Tuesday    3rd/4th July    From 15:30
   2nd Round    Wednesday    5th July    From 15:30
   3rd Round    Thursday    6th July     From 16:00
   4th Round    Friday    7th July     From 16:30
   Semi-finals    Saturday    8th July    From 16:00
   Final     Sunday    9th July     At 14.30


Online booking is available from Tuesday 15th May at 10am. 

Entrance Fee

€70.00 per pair - prepaid only.  There are no refunds.


1.  Competitors must be members of a recognised Golf Club and must have OFFICIAL CLUB HANDICAPS.

2.  HANDICAP LIMIT - 18. Competitors with higher handicaps may enter but must play off the LIMIT.

3.  COMPETITORS WILL RETAIN THEIR HANDICAPS used in the qualifying round for the duration of the Competition.


Tournament Committee

Lee Healion (Chairman), Philip Murphy, Hilary Haydon, Michael O'Neill, Rob Stanley and Peadar Walsh.  The decision of the tournament committee is final  in all matters relating to the competition.

Dress Regulations

Only neat casual Dress (which does not include denim jeans, track suits or sleeveless collarless shirts and tank tops) is permissable on the course and in the Clubhouse.

Mobile Phones

The use of mobile phones on the course or in the Clubhouse is strictly forbidden.


Winners - Perpetual Challenge Trophy (to be held int he Club or Clubs of the winners) and prizes.        

Runners Up

Beaten Semi-Finalists

Best Nett Qual. Round

Best Gross Qual. Round 



The Captain of Castle Golf Club, Barry McConville, will present the prizes in the Clubhouse on Sunday, 15th July after the final. Competitors may not win more than two prizes.


Full catering facilities are available throughout the Competition.