Hong Kong has been comparison to horde golf’s prestigious World Amateur Team Championships in 2020, a International Golf Federation announced.
The women’s eventuality – a Espirito Santo Trophy – will be played over a aged and new courses during Hong Kong Golf Club and a men’s – a Eisenhower Trophy – over a HKGC combination march and during Clearwater Bay.
“We are vehement to have a World Amateur Team Championships in 2020 in Hong Kong and with it only entrance after a 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, it will be a good duration for golf in Asia,” IGF executive executive Antony Scanlon pronounced in a statement.
“Hong Kong is a prolonged and constant proponent of golf. The courses will infer to be a extensive plea to a best pledge players in a world.”
“We are intensely celebrated to offer as a horde of a 2020 World Amateur Team Championships,” pronounced Hong Kong Golf Association clamp boss Yoshihiro Nishi.
“To be comparison by a IGF to horde a Espirito Santo Trophy and Eisenhower Trophy competitions is an denote of a suggestion of loyalty that exists in pledge golf. We are gratified to acquire this prestigious tellurian golf foe to Hong Kong.”
The events will be played in October. Hong Kong Golf Club has hosted a contest once before, in 1984.
The biennial eventuality facilities a world’s heading amateurs and are played over 72 holes of cadence play. Each nation is represented by a group of dual or 3 players.