2016 South of England Open Amateur Championship
The South of England Open Amateur Championship each year attracts a top-class field of amateur golfers from across the world. The competition takes place over both the Old and New courses and consists of four rounds of golf with a cut after 36 holes.
Walton Heath Golf Club will host the 11th South of England Open Amateur Championship which is a a 72 hole stroke play event played over both the Old and the New Courses. Walton Heath is the permanent home for the Championship. The 2016 event will take place between 19th and 21st July with practice days arranged.
Walton Heath Golf Club has commissioned this superb trophy for the Championship. The trophy incorporates an Eisenhower Trophy Gold Medal won by the late Michael Lunt as a member of the winning Great Britain and Ireland team in 1964. The late Michael Lunt was Captain of Walton Heath Golf Club in 2005, and Captain of the Royal & Ancient in 2006 until his untimely death, and was a former British and English Amateur Champion. The event is expected to attract a wide entry with much international interest anticipated.
Walton Heath offer their warmest congratulations to DANNY WILLETT - winner of the MASTERS 2016.
Danny won the South of England Open Amateur Championship in 2007.