WORLD INVITATIONAL 2021

At-a-Glance

The ISPS HANDA World Invitational presented by Modest! Golf is one of the most innovative events in world golf. Two separate tournaments (Men & Women), compete on the same courses at the same time and for the same level of prize money in this first of its kind event in the Northern Hemisphere. A tri-sanctioned event between the European Tour, LPGA Tour and Ladies European Tour.

Date: July 28 – August 1, 2021

Host: Galgorm Spa & Golf Resort, Ballymena

Venues: Galgorm Castle Golf Club, Ballymena & Massereene Golf Club, Antrim

Format:

  • Two 72-hole strokeplay events for men and women
  • First two rounds played over Galgorm Castle and Massereene, all competitors to play both venues
  • Final two rounds (Saturday & Sunday) played at Galgorm
  • Cut after round 2 (Friday) Top 60 and ties professional men and women (minimum 120, two tee start)
  • Cut after round 3 (Saturday) Top 35 and ties men and women (minimum 70, first tee only start)
  • Three balls, all men and all women
  • Groups on timesheets at both venues over four days to alternate between men and women

Prize Fund:

$2.35 million (split equally between men and women)

Winners announced as:

2021 ISPS HANDA World Invitational Men’s Champion

2021 ISPS HANDA World Invitational Women’s Champion

Courses:

Galgorm Castle (approximate yardages), Men 7,200 yards (par 70), Women 6,402 yards (par 72)

Massereene (approximate yardages), Men 6,600 yards (par 70), Women 6,330 yards (par 72)

Galgorm Castle

Northern Ireland’s premier tournament venue. Home to the ISPS Handa World Invitational, host venue to the 2020 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open and perennial home of the Northern Ireland Open. Galgorm is one of the best parklands in the country with international recognition.

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Massereene Golf Club

Established in 1895, Massereene Golf Club offers a challenging and picturesque 18-hole par-72 parkland course. With panoramic views over Lough Neagh, Massereene presents a strategic challenge with tree-lined fairways and traditional green complexes with excellent putting surfaces.

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Proposed Schedule: 2021 Tournament Week

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MONDAY

PRACTICE DAY
Golf 08:00-17:00
Galgorm Castle & Massereene Golf Club

TUESDAY

PRACTICE DAY
Golf 08:00-17:00
Galgorm Castle & Massereene Golf Club

WEDNESDAY

PRO-AM DAY
Golf 07:30-17:30 Galgorm Castle & Massereene Golf Club

THURSDAY

TOURNAMENT DAY 1
07:30 Start both courses Galgorm Castle & Massereene Golf Club

FRIDAY

TOURNAMENT DAY 2
07:30 Start both courses Halfway cut at end of play

SATURDAY

TOURNAMENT DAY 3
07:30 Start Galgorm Castle Third round cut at end of play

SUNDAY

TOURNAMENT DAY 4
07:30 Start Galgorm Castle 17:00 Official prize giving

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