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St Andrews Links Trophy

St. Andrews Links Trophy
22-23 May 1999

The St. Andrews Links Trophy will this year be played over the Old and Jubilee Courses at St. Andrews. The event is a 72 hole open amateur stroke play championship and is held in conjuction with the Scottish Golf Union.

The event is open to all gentlemen golfers whose handicap does not exceed one stroke. The Links Trophy is one of the foremost European amature events and each year around 300 entries are made for a draw of 150. A ballot is held and most player are scratch or better.

This year is the first time the event will be played over the Old Course adn the Jubilee, which is now recognised as being championship standard challenge. This is also the first time the new championship tees on the Old Course will be used, the course is now 7,094 yards. In future years the event will alternate between the New and the Jubilee.

The Links Trophy, inaugurated in 1989, seems to grow in popularity and prestige with each passing year, with the field having a definite international flavour and no doubt 1999 will be no exception.

Rules & Conditions of Entry

The St Andrews Links Trophy is supported by:

Rolex, Sunderland of Scotland, Fraser W. Smart Architects, Textron and The Royal Bank of Scotland plc.