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The Mothers and Daughters Open Foursomes Competition will return for its 79th edition this year.
The event, being held on Saturday 9th April at Royal Mid-Surrey Golf Club in Richmond, is renowned for attracting some of the best female golfers across Britain. However, with scratch and net prizes available, higher handicaps are actively encouraged to enter, and there is always a broad range of golfing abilities. Pairs also have the option to choose their preferred playing partners upon entry.
There is no handicap limit, but if the event is over-subscribed, places will go to the 64 lowest combined handicaps.
The competition established in 1932 has an impressive list of past winners. In 1935, the year before she became Women’s Amateur Champion and the United States Women’s Amateur Champion, Pam Barton triumphed at the event with her mother.
And from 1965 to 1995, former Women’s Amateur Champion and Curtis Cup player Angela Uzielli and her mother Peggy Carrick won 22 times together. In 1996, Uzielli paired up with her daughter Caroline to win the Mothers and Daughters again.
Other notable winners of the competition include Angela Bonallack with daughter Glenna, Jill Thornhill with daughter Caroline and four-time winners Liz Boatman with her daughter Alex.
This year, the tournament returns following a two-year hiatus during the pandemic. Former Surrey Ladies County Captain Alison Taylor and her daughter Nicola won the most recent edition in 2019.
MOTHERS AND DAUGHTERS FORMAT
SATURDAY 9th APRIL 2022
27-Holes Foursomes Scratch Medal. There will also be handicap prizes (1/2 aggregate handicap).
If over-subscribed, places will go to the pairs with the lowest combined handicaps.
£90 per pair which includes morning coffee, 2-course lunch and tea.
Entries close on Friday 11th March 2022.
The starting sheet will be emailed to competitors before the event.
Sarah Wilmore graduated with an MA in Sports Journalism in 2021 and has experience across both broadcast and digital media. One of Sarah’s highlights includes launching The Women’s Golf Podcast, where she interviewed a variety of female broadcasters, players, coaches and caddies. Currently, she’s working for a digital marketing agency in London. Sarah is a keen golfer and plays at Worplesdon in Surrey off a handicap of three. Her golfing achievements include winning junior regional and county titles, the prestigious Worplesdon Open Scratch Mixed Foursomes, and making three holes in one. Sarah has played 18 of our Top 100 golf courses and loves heathland styles.
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