What is the International Pairs?

International Pairs is a worldwide golf competition for amateur club golfers with a recognized golf handicap and is arguably the World’s largest amateur pairs golf competition.

International Pairs are specifically aimed and designed to give the amateur, handicap clubs and public handicap-registered golfers, the possible opportunity to play at a higher level against golfers of other countries in exciting tournament conditions.

Golfers at Invited clubs are only 2 steps away from qualifying to represent their club and country at the International Pairs World Final Venue, all expenses paid.

Step one:

Qualify through your local club to secure your place in the
Ireland finals. All expenses paid

Step two:

Qualify at the Ireland finals to represent your club and country at the International Pairs World Finals. All expenses paid. Venue and Date TBA Soon


  • Qualifying events are run by the clubs concurrent with their club competitions.
  • Players pay a once off additional fee to play in the qualifying event at the club.
  • A club will hold up to 3 qualifying events.
  • Winners from these qualifying events go through to the International Pairs Ireland Country final. All expenses paid!
  • Winners of The International Pairs Ireland Final will go through to the World Finals.

The World Finals:

  • Flights and transport from Ireland to the World Finals Venue are covered.
  • For the players it is based on 2 people sharing.
  • Accommodation for 4 nights. including breakfast.
  • Practice round day after published arrival, competition round 1 and competition round 2.
  • Dinner and official functions on 4 evenings with cocktails, entertainment and limited specified beverages.
  • Lunch after golf at the facilities provided by the club.
  • 1 Tournament Golf shirt per person.
  • Gift pack upon arrival.
  • Range balls on each day as specified within the tournament conditions.
  • Pull cart for 3 rounds

Latest News

International Pairs launches First Festival of Golf – Powered by GolfTraveller

International Pairs Golf, in partnership with GolfTraveller, is delighted to present the first Festival of Golf! In efforts to offer the International Pairs community a taste of the ‘world final’ golfing experience, International Pairs has recently partnered with GolfTraveller to provide the International Pairs Festival of Golf series, the events will take place at the […]

Australia becomes latest country to join International Pairs

Voyager Golf Travel (VGT) run by David Sheahan, is delighted to be the newest licensee for International Pairs World Amateur Competition in Australia. This is a prime time for golf clubs from all around Australia to include the International Pairs Australia event as part of their schedule for 2022. It is a world-renowned prestige event […]

Where it all started: Introducing our new England Licensees

Welcome to our new International Pairs England licensees, Neil Shinebaum and Scotney Jarvis. Neil and Scotney currently operate in the events management and hospitality sector with their current company Rhodium Events. They come from an event management background and have a vast understanding of the golfing sector and arranging events. International Pairs England is sure […]

Growing the Game of Golf: Angola joins the International Pairs with main Sponsor Petrowork

We welcome our newest licensee António Louro who will be expanding the International Pairs to Angola.António the CEO and Tournament Director has more than 40 years’ experience dedicated to Project Management. Along with his 30 years of amateur golf with relevant achievements in Portugal including 5 years as Club Captain of one of the iconic […]

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