BIGGA National Championship 2021

 

The BIGGA National Championship

BIGGA’s golfing Major returns for 2021 at the historic championship setting of Royal Mid‑Surrey Golf Club.

Following a year’s hiatus caused by the COVID‑19 health crisis, The BIGGA National Championship will return in its usual two‑day in‑person format, with members invited to enter now and be in with a chance of getting your hands on the BIGGA National Challenge Cup.

Located on the border of both Middlesex and Surrey, Royal Mid‑Surrey was bestowed with royal status in 1926 when the then Prince of Wales was captain. BIGGA members will compete for the championship across the J H Taylor course, which was laid out by and named after the five‑times Open champion. In the early days, the J H Taylor course was the scene of several tournaments beginning with the News of the World Matchplay championship in 1904. The club has also hosted the Amateur Championship of England in 1946 and the PGA Championship in 1961 and 1968. It reopened in 2014 with 18 USGA‑specification greens, the culmination of a seven‑year project.

Utilising an event platform hosted by GolfGenius, BIGGA members can sign up to the event online and track important information such as tee times and a live leaderboard in real time. BIGGA members who aren’t able to attend the event will also be able to join in a virtual version, although to be in with a chance of winning the top prizes you’ll need to be there in person!

There are no handicap limitations in place, meaning BIGGA members of any golfing standard can participate, and with entry costing just £97.50 including two rounds on Royal Mid‑Surrey J H Taylor course, lunch on both days and an evening meal, the event is an incredible value‑for‑money opportunity to sample one of the finest courses in the South East.

Among the prizes up for grabs is an exclusive BIGGA National Championship-branded PING Travers trolley bag worth £165.

How will it work?

Firstly, register to get involved on the Golf Genius registration page.

Download the Golf Genius app – you'll need it to input your scores.

Keep up to date with our live leaderboard on the BIGGA Golf Genius site and stay tuned in to social media for the duration of the event - we want to see videos and images of you teeing off, of your best shots and anything else you get up to!

Llion Kerry won the top prize at Formby and Formby Ladies in 2019

 

Previous BIGGA National Champions and Venues:

1987 Verulam Mel Guy
1988 Ayr Belleisle Edwin Walsh
1989 Lyme Regis Paul Newcombe
1990 Ganton Gerald Bruce
1991 Royal St Davids Barry Holt
1992 Littlestone Richard Barker
1993 Dunbar Malcolm Latham
1994 Dartmouth Malcolm Latham
1995 Old St Annes Shaun Richards
1996 Seacroft James Dair
1997 Cooden Beach Steve Sullivan
1998 Letham Grange CANCELLED
1999 Carden Park Anthony James
2000 Old St Annes / Fairhaven Dustin Houghton
2001 Southport & Ainsdale/Birkdale Chris Bell
2002 Hillside/Hesketh Ian Semple
2003 Hollinwell /Coxmoor Chris Lomas
2004 Aldwoodley Graeme Macdonald
2005 Worksop/Sherwood Forest Noel Crawford
2006 Burton on Trent Anthony Mclure
2007 Dundonald David Simpson
2008 East Sussex National David Simpson
2009 Burnham & Berrow Derek McJannet
2010 The Berkshire Paul Frith
2011 West Lancashire Jason Hunt
2012 Irvine Bogside Oliver Browning
2013 Frilford Heath Gordon Sangster
2014 Liphook Gordon Sangster
2015 Fulford James Rowling
2016 Bowood Golf & Country Club Gary Burgess
2017 Verulam (30th Anniversary) Christopher Lamb
2018 Gullane Golf Club David Simpson
2019 Formby Golf Club Llion Kerry
2020 Royal Mid-Surrey CANCELLED
2021 Royal Mid-Surrey  

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