Since its inception more than 100 years ago, this prestigious tournament continues to captivate golf enthusiasts with its fierce competition and unparalleled prestige. Initiated by Royal Aberdeen Golf Club, the Northern Counties Cup has been a symbol of excellence and camaraderie among the counties of Aberdeen, Banff, Caithness, Inverness, Kincardine, Moray, Nairn, Orkney & Shetland, Ross & Cromarty, and Sutherland.
First held at the legendary Balgownie course in 1900, the Northern Counties Cup has grown to become Scotland’s premier inter-club team competition. This annual event, consisting of four foursomes matches, showcases the best golfing talent from the participating counties. The enduring reputation and rich heritage make the Northern Counties Cup a highly coveted trophy, inspiring fierce competition and attracting teams eager to etch their names into golfing history.
Renowned for its intense competition and spirited rivalries, the Northern Counties Cup continues to bring together the finest golf clubs from across the region. Each year, teams from Aberdeen, Banff, Caithness, Inverness, Kincardine, Moray, Nairn, Orkney & Shetland, Ross & Cromarty, and Sutherland vie for the prestigious title. The passion, skill, and camaraderie displayed by these teams make the Northern Counties Cup a thrilling spectacle for players and spectators alike.
The prestigious courses of Royal Aberdeen, Nairn, Tain, Peterhead, Royal Dornoch, and Moray take turns as the backdrop for this captivating competition. These iconic courses, each with its unique charm and challenges, provide the perfect stage for teams to showcase their golfing prowess and battle for victory.
Whether you are a passionate golfer, an avid spectator, or simply an admirer of the sport’s rich history, the Northern Counties Cup offers an unparalleled opportunity to witness the finest golfing talent from the North of Scotland.
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