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The EGA is pleased to report a high level of entries for many championships since the opening of entries in March. Both Team and Individual Championships see strong participation from a great variety of EGA members. For example, we are pleased to see entries from GB&I members that could not participate during the pandemic, as well as the interest from the Ukrainian Golf Federation in a selected number of championships. Entries to the 2022 EGA Championships can still be made online (subject to login) at https://www.ega-golf.ch/entry-forms
The 2022 Championship Season kicks off with the European Mid-Amateur Men's and Ladies' Championships that will be hosted by Golf du Médoc Resort near Bordeaux in France. The club hosted the 2021 European Amateur Championship and now regularly hosts the Lacoste Ladies' Open de France on the Ladies' European Tour. 166 valid entries for the men and 64 entries for the ladies have been received and we expect a strong field of participants for this championship.
The 2022 European Seniors' Championship is confirmed to be played from 9 – 11 June in Estonia. The EGA is committed to running this event together with the Estonian Golf Association, as originally planned, and looks forward to welcoming all participants at the beautiful Parnü Bay Golf Links. To give players as much visibility as possible about their travelling plans to Estonia, the registration deadline for this event has been postponed by one week to Monday, 9 May.
The EGA's 2022 calendar includes 6 individual European titles, 3 international matches, 11 European Team Championships and 2 European Club Trophies taking place in 15 different countries.
A number of outstanding venues await golfers in the EGA's championships and matches this season. These include the European Amateur Championship at Parador de El Saler, which is regularly ranked amongst the top courses in Spain.
The European Ladies' Amateur Championship will be played on the outskirts of Paris at the magnificent Golf de Saint-Germain.
The European Ladies' Team Championship will be played at Conwy Golf Club in Wales, host of the 2021 Curtis Cup.
The European Amateur Team Championship will be played at 15-time host of The Open, Royal St. George's in Sandwich, England.
The full calendar of EGA events for the year can be found below: