THE HEMISPHERE CUP
18th Hemisphere Cup – Rosapenna, Ireland
May 18th/19th, 2017
The 18th Hemisphere Cup will be played at Rosapenna Golf Club, Ireland on the 18th and 19th May, 2017. The match will be played over three rounds on one of Ireland’s great golf courses.
Golfers have been travelling to Rosapenna since the late 19th century when the Old Tom Morris Links was ranked 3rd in the British Isles behind only The Old Course at St.Andrews and The Royal County Down Golf Club. With the addition of the hotel soon after the Old Tom Morris Links opened in 1893 Rosapenna is the true first golf resort in the world.
In 2003 Rosapenna opened the second course the Sandy Hills Links designed by Pat Ruddy of The European Club fame. In its relatively short lifetime the Sandy Hills Links has been met with rave reviews and steadily climbed the rankings as it matures into one of the worlds finest modern links courses.
Both the Old Tom Morris Links and Sandy Hills Links are ranked in the Top 50 of Golf Digest Ireland’s Top 100 Courses. The Sandy Hills Links was ranked No. 11 in Golf Worlds Top 100 courses in Ireland List 2015.
The format of the event will be as normal with one round late on the Thursday afternoon and two rounds on the Friday with accommodation on the Thursday and Friday night. Accommodation will be at the Rosapenna golf resort