Tuesday, August 07, 2018

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Irish Ladies Golf Union
Ladies’ and Girls’ Home International Matches
Ballybunion Golf Club, Ireland
8 - 10 August 2018
  
Ballybunion hosts Home Internationals
 
 
SCORING (From August 8)
 
The Ladies and Girls Home International Matches will this year be hosted by Ballybunion Golf Club, Co. Kerry from August 8th to 10th.
 
Celebrating its 125th year, Ballybunion is considered one of the finest links courses in the world and after being remodelled by five-time Champion Golfer of the Year Tom Watson in 1995, it hosted The Irish Open in 2000 and the Arnold Palmer Cup in 2004. It hosted Jacques Leglise Trophy for the first time in its history in 2017 when the Continent of Europe defeated Great Britain and Ireland 15½-9½.
 
Ireland were crowned champions at the Ladies’ Home Internationals after defeating England 5-4 in the deciding match at Little Aston, near Birmingham. While in 2016, the Irish Girls were victorious in the Girls Home Internationals.
 
The teams from England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales compete against each other in individual matches. Each match consists of three foursomes in the morning and six singles in the afternoon.
 
Day 1: Ireland v England, Wales v Scotland
Day 2: Scotland v England, Wales v Ireland
Day 3: England v Wales, Ireland v Scotland
 
Ladies Home International Matches – Team Ireland
Ballybunion, 8 - 10 August
Shannon Burke (Ballinrobe), Louise Coffey (Malone), Paula Grant (Lisburn), Mairead Martin (Kanturk), Jessica Ross (Clandeboye), Lauren Walsh (Castlewarden), Annabel Wilson (Lurgan)
 
Team Captain: Danielle McVeigh, Team Coach: Donal Scott
 
Girls' Home International Matches – Team Ireland
Ballybunion, 8 - 10 August
Sara Byrne (Douglas), Valerie Clancy (Killarney), Beth Coulter (Kirkistown Castle), Aine Donegan (Woodstock), Anna Foster (Elm Park), Nicole Joyce-Moreno (Royal Portrush), Kate Lanigan (Hermitage)
 
Team Captain: Helen Jones, Team Manager: Suzie Hayes, Team Coach: Chris Jelly
 
 
Carla Reynolds
Irish Ladies Golf Union | Junior Development, Public Relations & Communication

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