2018 World Amateur Golfers Championship, Johor Bahru, Malaysia Oct 20-28
The World Amateur Golfers Championship (WAGC) is the world's largest and most prestigious amateur golf championship with national championships in over 40 countries. The championship is designed to give all amateur golfers the thrill & prestige of representing their nation in a global championship against players of similar skill level.
Premium Golf NZ is the official New Zealand partner of the World Amateur Golfers Championship.
This year's World Final will be held in Johor Bahru, Malaysia October 20th - 28th. Read the tournament brochure here.
The World Amateur Golfers Invitational is a separate tournament that gives golfers the opportunity to share in the exciting “WGC experience” of a world-wide tour-like championship event, without first having to qualify.
Premium Golf NZ is the official New Zealand partner of the World Amateur Golf Championship. We will be organising qualifying rounds in the North and South Island followed by a National final to select the five participants who will represent New Zealand in October.
More information will be released soon. For all media enquiries please use our contact page.
For over two decades, the World Amateur Golfers Championship has grown to become the world's largest amateur golf championship, with national championships and players in the world finals from over 40 countries.
World Amateur Golfers Championship (WAGC) inspires amateur golfers from around the world to take on the challenge of competing within their own skill levels by receiving the same status as the professionals and elite do with the proud feeling of representing their country in a world championship final.
National Championships –> WAGC World Final
5 national flight winners compete in the world final individually and as a team.
The tournament begins as a national championship in countries around the world where the winners from five handicap flights in each country becomes National Champions of their flight and represents their national team as well as individually within their flights. The flights are: 0 – 5.4, 5.5 – 10.4, 10.5 – 15.4, 15.5 – 20.4 and 20.5 – 25.4
The world final is played over 72 holes (like professional PGA tournaments) with handicap adjustments between each round.
World Amateurs Golfers Invitational
The World Amateur Golfers Invitational is a separate tournament that gives golfers the opportunity to share in the exciting “WAGC experience” of a world-wide tour-like championship event without first having to qualify.
The New Zealand Team
Could you be one of the team to represent New Zealand at the World Final in October?