Tuesday, 13 November 2018
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Biarritz Cup

The oldest amateur golf competition in France will be held from 8 to 15 July with many countries represented and over 500 players who will take part, ensuring this will be an event to remember for golf enthusiasts.

Every year in July, the Golf de Biarritz Le Phare hosts the largest and oldest of the French golf events reserved for amateurs. Played on four days and 72 holes it is the amateur competition that comes closest to the professional format.

The success of the previous editions of the Biarritz Cup has made it possible to find an essential place in the annual agenda of European golf competitions.

The Biarritz Cup, whose first edition dates back to 1898, has gained international fame, with an increasing number of players each year.

This is a key event for golfers which has taken place very year for over a century at the Golf du Phare. This year the competition will celebrate its 118th edition, making it one of the most historic and prestigious in France, Europe and the world.

The tournament draws crowds of over 5,000 people every year. In 1898 this competition changed its name: the Lord Shand Medal became the Biarritz Cup, and thus began the long history of this 72-hole summer competition.


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