Spirit International Golf Championship

The 2021 Spirit International Golf Championship will continue the greatest amateur golf event at the treasured Whispering Pines Golf Club in Texas. The 10th championship will arrive with a strong history and celebrated alumni. The Spirit International Golf Championship remains the premier showcase for the world’s top amateurs.

The Spirit alumni have gone on to win over 650 professional titles, 25 major championships and 17 Olympic appearances. They include 16 PGA Tour winners, 25 European Tour winners, 23 LPGA Tour winners and 21 Ladies European Tour winners.

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2021 Country Team Field

We are still getting in commitments for the 2021 Spirit International Amateur Golf Championship. See below for who has already committed!

Schedule of Events

Monday, November 1

All Day
Players/Captains arrive at Camp Olympia/Whispering Pines
Camp Olympia
6:30 pm
Dinner – Camp Olympia Welcome
Camp Olympia

Tuesday, November 2

8:30 am
Captain’s Meeting
Spirit Hall
10:00 am
The Spirit — Country Team Sponsor Outing – Shotgun Start
Whispering Pines
6:00 pm
Opening Ceremonies
Whispering Pines
7:30 pm
Texas Cookout & Entertainment—The Spazmatics
Camp Olympia

Wednesday, November 3

All Day
The Spirit — Official Team Practice Round
Whispering Pines
8:30 am-10:18 am
Assigned Tee Times off #1 and #10 tee
Following Team Practice Round – The Needler Challenge
The Needler Challenge
6:30 pm
Dinner—Entertainment—Ben Jackson
Camp Olympia

Thursday, November 4

All Day
The Spirit — First Round of Competition
Whispering Pines
8:30 am-10:18 am
Assigned Tee Times off #1 and #10 tee
6:30 pm
Dinner – Spirit Games
Camp Olympia

Friday, November 5

All Day
The Spirit — Second Round of Competition
Whispering Pines
8:30 am-10:18 am
Assigned Tee Times off #1 and #10 tee
6:30 pm
Dinner – Spirit Games
Camp Olympia

Saturday, November 6

All Day
The Spirit — Final Round of Competition – Pairings by 36-hole score
Whispering Pines
8:30 am-10:18 am
Assigned Tee Times off #1 and #10 tee
4:00 pm
The Spirit — Closing Ceremonies and Medal Presentations
Whispering Pines
6:30 pm
The Spirit — Carnival Celebration Dinner Party, Spirit Games Awards
Camp Olympia

Sunday, November 7

All Day
Depart from Camp Olympia to Houston Intercontinental Airport
Camp Olympia
Team Member/Captain Information

The qualifying national golf association/federation that is the official member of the International Golf Federation will be responsible for determining the four player team to represent their country at The 2021 Spirit.

Each participating country team must be comprised of two amateur women players and two amateur men players. Each player must be an official citizen of their respective country.
The SGA strongly encourages player selection be based on National Championship results (National Champions and Finalists are preferred), year round rankings and/or international playing experience. The SGA is committed to showcasing the best amateur golfers in the world at The 2021 Spirit.
The SGA will be responsible for air travel, lodging, meals and ground transportation for the four player team representing each participating country.
All participating countries at The 2021 Spirit must have a designated team captain to represent their team. All tournament amenities (lodging/food) except airfare expense will be provided by the SGA for each team captain.