The stroke play qualifying of the 2022 European Team Championships has been completed.
Over 500 players are representing their countries this week at five different tournaments in England, Wales, Germany, Iceland and Bulgaria.
The match play brackets are now set. The top-eight teams from each event have qualified for Flight A and will compete for medals in the three match play days.
EUROPEAN AMATEUR TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP - ROYAL ST. GEORGE'S, ENGLAND
Spain have earned the top qualifying seed for the match play rounds at Royal St. George's. The Spanish team, who finished fourth on home soil last year, rallied on the back nine on Wednesday to reach -7. They'll have their work cut out for them in the quarter-finals however, facing a rejuvenated Ireland team that had an incredble second round of stroke play qualifying.
The Irish team started the day in 18th, but carded five, under-par scores to climb 10 positions and claim the last Flight A spot.
France's Julien Sale was the leading individual in the stroke play. Two rounds of 67 (-3) helped his team to the second qualifying seed. They'll face Sweden in Thursday's quarter-finals.
Hosts, England finished third on -5, two shots back of France and Spain. They'll face Italy, who have recently-crowned European Amateur Champion, Filippo Celli, in their ranks.
Germany (-4) claimed fourth position and will be up against defending champions, Denmark (-3).
EUROPEAN LADIES' TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP - CONWY GOLF CLUB, WALES
Defending champions, England have earned the number-one seed at Conwy Golf Club. Difficult scoring conditions on the Welsh coast meant +22 was the leading score for the English team.
England will face the hosts, Wales, who earned the last Flight A spot on +37 in Thursday's quarter-final.
Denmark claimed the second seed, three shots behind England on +25. They'll come up against 7th placed Spain in their first match.
Germany (+29), and Scotland (+30) finished third and fourth. The German team will face Italy, while Scotland will have to defest three-time champions in the last four years, Sweden (+32) to to progress to the semi-finals.
EUROPEAN BOYS' TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP - GC. ST LEON-ROT, GERMANY
Hosts and defending champions, Germany, have earned the top-seed in the qualifying stages of the European Boys' Team Championship. With a total of -25, the German team could be the ones to beat once again this year.
Germany will play the Czech Republic, who claimed the last Flight A spot on +3.
England finished second on -19, setting up a quarter-final encounter with the Netherlands (+1).
Sweden (-17) and Italy (-16) also posted low-scoring totals. They'll face France (par) and Spain (-8) respectively on Thursday.
Netherland's Thijmen Batens was the leading individual qualifier. The Dutch player carded two rounds of 67 (-5) for a total of -10.
EUROPEAN GIRLS' TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP - ODDUR GOLF CLUB, ICELAND
Better weather conditions on the second day allowed the girls to score lower rounds at Oddur Golf Club in order to complete the stroke play qualification phase.
France moved up in the leaderboard to take the 1st position with a total score of (+16).
French player, Vairana Heck shot an impressive five-under-par (66) with three consecutive birdies on 14, 15 and 16, signing the best round out of both stroke play days.
France will play against Czech Republic who claimed the last spot in Flight A at (+53).
England secured the second-seed at (+21) with only 1 shot better than Sweden who finished third on the leaderboard. Fourth to sixth positions were claimed respectively by defending champions Spain (+31), Germany (+37), Denmark (+51) and Belgium (+52).