Men & women to play at European Golf Team Championships

From BBC - March 8, 2018

Male and female golfers will compete together at the inaugural European Golf Team Championships to be held at Gleneagles this August.

They will compete for equal prize money in both a men's and women's team matchplay tournament as well as an 18-hole mixed foursomes strokeplay event.

Players will represent their countries, with 16 teams of two in the matchplay competitions.

In the mixed foursomes, they will combine to form teams of four.

Qualification for Gleneagles will be determined by the men's and women's world rankings, with a maximum of three teams representing any one country.

The tournament forms part of the 2018 European Championships, a multi-sport event being staged jointly in Glasgow and Berlin.

It will bring together the existing European Championships of athletics, aquatics, cycling, gymnastics, rowing and triathlon.


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