11 Oct Teignmouth to Stage Two Prestigious Golf Events in 2024
Teignmouth golf club is proud to announce that it will stage two prestigious events in 2024, The England Boys County Finals and The Devon County Championships. This is a great honour for the club and we look forward to welcoming all the competitors to our great course in 2024
The Boys County Finals in 27-29 August, 2024
ABOUT THE CHAMPIONSHIP
The English Boys’ County Finals is contested between four counties, who have qualified from each of the Regional Groups (North, Midlands, South East and South West).
Over the course of 3 days, the counties will play a round robin format containing 3 foursomes matches in the morning and 6 singles matches in the afternoon.
The Devon County Championship in May 10th-12th May 2024 at Teignmouth Golf Club
The format for the Men’s event is a 36-hole stroke play event and 4 rounds of matchplay.
Yelverton Golf Club hosted the Devon Golf County Championships 2023.
Play on Day 1 was for 60 entrants is for the Golf Medal and Peter Howell (Exeter), last year’s winner at Saunton Golf Club, successfully defended his title with a score of 140 – 2 under. Eliot Baker (Tiverton) was runner up with a level 140.
The Club Team Championship Challenge Cup was also successfully defended by Exeter Golf & Country Club with Jack Jeffery, Peter Howell and Lewis Beer lifting the trophy again. Jack, Peter and Lewis now go forward to represent Exeter Golf & Country Club and Devon at the England Golf English Men’s Champion Club national finals at Ealing Golf Club in September.
Eliot Baker at only 20-years-old confirmed his immense promise with a 10th-placed finish in the Lytham Trophy last month and he went into the extended tournament as defending champion. Last year the DevonGolf Championship had only two rounds of knockout matches and that was doubled for 2023 extended over 3 days..
Eliot qualified from the stroke play in second (therefore seeded 2 in the matchplay draw) and then won 5&4 three times and was then never behind as he beat Exeter’s Peter Howell by one hole in the final.