Irish Mixed Foursomes

Irish Mixed Foursomes


The Irish Mixed Foursomes is a national mixed foursomes competition.  The competition is a knockout matchplay tournament from the outset, with New Ross facing regional opponents in the first number of rounds.  The Leinster semi finals and final are played at a neutral venue in August each year, with the winners going forward to the national semi finals.

New Ross won the All Ireland Mixed Foursomes in 1981.

The basics:

  • Team consists of 5 men and 5 women
  • Played by Foursomes match play
  • Age – not less than 18 on 1st of Jan on year of tournament
  • Handicap
    • Combined handicap of each pair must NOT be LOWER than 19 based on lowest playing handicap held during preceding calendar year
    • Each player must have played a minimum of 4 qualifying competitions in the previous calendar year
    • The handicap for matches is the lowest playing handicap in the previous calendar year
    • If combined playing handicap of any pair exceeds 27, the pair must play off 27
    • Match Play Handicap Allowance – half of the full difference between the combined handicap of either side.
    • The men’s card will operate for stroke allowance. If card prescribes a match play allowance formula, this formula must be used. If not, use stroke index.
  • All matches must be played to a conclusion (unless an overall result has been reached).
  • Unfinished matches are halved.
  • Teams may play in any combined handicap order

Team Managers 2019

Liz Roberts & Rory Hussey


New Ross have been drawn against Mount Juliet in the first round, with the match to be decided on or before Sunday April 7th 2019.  3 matches take place at home, with 2 in Mount Juliet.  View the full draw below:

Irish Mixed Foursomes Leinster Draw 2019



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