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Sir Michael Bonallack and the Trophy

This three day 'Ryder Cup' style match opposes teams of amateurs representing the European Golf Association and the Asia Pacific Golf Confederation in match play format. 12 aside, the match consists of two days of five foursomes and five fourballs, and a final day of twelve singles. Only two plays from any one country may participate.


European Golf Association European Golf Assoc'n
The EGA is composed of 42 European National Amateur Golf Associations, Federations or Unions
Asia Pacific Golf Confederation Asia Pacific Golf Confed'n
The APGC is the representative body for 32 National Golf Associations throughout Asia Pacific

Sir Michael Bonallack Sir Michael Bonnallack
Won the Amateur Championship and English Amateur five times each and the Brabazon Trophy four times; member of nine Walker Cup teams and played in the Eisenhower Trophy seven times. Leading amateur at The Open in 1968 & 1971; Secretary of the R&A from 1984 to 1999.
Match score 1998 to 2012: Europe 5 - Asia Pacific 2
Year
Venue
Score
Europe
Captain
Asia Pacific Captain
2012 Monte Rei G&CC, Portugal Europe 21½ - Asia Pac. 10½ Andrew B. Morgan Taimur Hassan Amin
2010 Karnataka Golf Association, Bengaluru, India Event
cancelled*
Andrew B. Morgan Taizo Kawata
2008 Club de Golf Valderrama, Spain Europe 20 - Asia Pac. 12 Gonzaga Escauriaza Roger Brennand
2006 Auckland GC, New Zealand Europe 18 - Asia Pac. 14 Gonzaga Escauriaza Roger Brennand
2004 Circolo Golf Roma, Italy Asia Pac. 16½ - Europe 15½ Colin Wood Taizo Kawata
2002 Hirono GC, Hyogo, Japan Asia Pac. 18 - Europe 14   Taizo Kawata
2000 Puerta de Hierro, Madrid, Spain Europe 20 - Asia Pac. 12    
1998 Lake Karrinyup GC, Perth, Australia Europe 19 - Asia Pac. 14    
* The 2010 event in India was cancelled following the Eyjafjallajökull volcanic eruption in Iceland which restricted air travel of the participants.

 

 









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