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Royal County Down Golf Club

Major Events

Major Events

The Walker Cup

2007 - USA 12.5 matches, Great Britain and Ireland 11.5 matches

The Amateur Championship

1970 - M F Bonallack (Thorpe Hall)
1999 - G Storm (Wynyard Hall)

The Curtis Cup

1968 - USA 10.5 matches, Great Britain and Ireland 7.5 matches

Irish Seniors' Open Amateur Championship

The Irish Seniors' Open Amateur Championship was inaugurated in 1970 and is a 36 hole stroke play event.

1985 - J Boston (Royal County Down)
2005 - J Baldwin (USA)

Open Championship of Ireland

1928 - E R Whitcombe (Parkstone)
1935 - E R Whitcombe (Parkstone)
1939 - A Lees (Sunningdale)

Major Events

Irish Open Amateur Championship

The Irish Open Amateur Chamionship, inaugurated in 1892, was regularly played at Royal County Down. The event was played in match play format before changing to strokeplay in 1958. The event was not played between 1960 and 1994.
1893 - J Ball jr. (Royal Liverpool)
1896 - W B Taylor (Carlton)
1900 - H H Hilton (Royal Liverpool)
1904 - J S Worthington (Royal Mid-Surrey)
1908 - J F Mitchell (Royal Musselburgh)
1912 - G Lockhart (Prestwick St Nicholas)
1921 - D W Smyth (Royal County Down)
1923 - G N C Martin (Royal Portrush)
1927 - R M McConneil (Royal Portrush)
1931 - E A McRuvie (Levin Thistle)
1933 - J McLean (Hayston)
1938 - J Bruen jr. (Cork)
1948 - R C Ewing (Co. Sligo)
1955 - J F Fitzgibbon (Cork)
1959 - J Duncan (Shandon Park)

The Home Internationals

1933 - Scotland
1957 - England
1999 - England

Irish Professional Championship

1909 - M Moran (Royal Dublin)
1914 - C W Pope (Fortwilliam)
1929 - H McNeill (Royal Portrush)
1954 - H Bradshaw (Portmarnock)

Irish Ladies' Close Championship

1896 - Miss N Graham (Co. Down)
1899 - Miss M Hezlet (Royal Portrush)
1902 - Miss R Adair (Killymoon)
1906 - Miss M Hezlet (Royal Portrush)
1910 - Miss M Harrison (Island Malahide)
1922 - Mrs C Gotto (Kingstown)
1926 - Miss P Jameson (Island Malahide)
1933 - Miss E Pentony (Hermitage)
1952 - Miss D Foster (Balmoral)
1961 - Mrs K McCann (Tullamore)

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Major Events 

Irish Close Amateur Championship

The Irish Close Amateur Championship was inaugurated in 1893 and was a match play event.

1894 - R Magill jr. (Co. Down)
1897 - H E Reade (Royal Belfast)
1901 - W H Boyd (Portmarnock)
1905 - F B Newett (Malone)
1909 - A H Patterson (Dublin University)
1924 - J D McCormack (Hermitage)
1964 - J B Carr (Sutton)
1972 - K Stevenson (Banbridge)
1980 - R Rafferty (Warrenpoint)
1996 - P Lawrie (University College Dublin)

The Ladies' British Open Amateur Championship

1899 - Miss M Hezlet (Royal Portrush)
1907 - Miss M Hezlet (Royal Portrush)
1920 - Miss C Leitch (England)
1927 - Miss S de la Chaume (France)
1935 - Miss W Morgan (England)
1950 - Vicomtesse de Saint Saveur (France)
1963 - Mlle B Varangot (France)
2006 - Senorita B Mozo (Spain)

The Womens Amateur Championship

2019 - Miss Emily Toy (England)

The Senior Open Championship

2000 - Christy O'Connor Jnr (Ireland)
2001 - Ian Stanley (Australia)
2002 - Noburu Sugai (Japan)





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