FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions


Players are required to register 48 hours before a qualifying round, International Pairs will then send the registered pair a unique competition link. This will be a unique link for each qualifying round the player registers to play. See point number 5 to see the full process.
Entrants will be required to play a minimum of 8 rounds of golf between 1 July 2020 – 31 August 2021 to stand a chance of going to the World Finals, but is not limited to 8 rounds, you can play as many rounds as you like!
No, there is no limit, you can play as many rounds as you wish until the cut-off date for the season, which is August 31, 2021.
The registration fee is €5 / £5 GBP / CHF 5 per qualifying round per player (10 Euro/ 10 GBP/ 10 CHF per pair)
  • In the event of a tie (on the leader board – thus the total of 5 best rounds), based on better ball stableford points, your 6th best round will determine the winners, if still tied, 7th best round will determine the winners and if still tied, 8th best round will determine the winners.
  • If teams are still tied after above, the count out, based on better ball stableford points, will be holes 10 to 18, then holes 13 to 18, then hole 16 to 18 and lastly hole 18 (as recommended by R&A). This will be done on the best round on the leader board.
  • If still tied the process as in the point above, will be followed for the 2nd best round, if still tied the 3rd best round, if still tied the 4th best round, if still tied the 5th best round, if still tied the 6th best round, if still tied the 7th best round and if still tied the 8th best round. Should a winner after this process still not be found the winners will be determined by a lottery.
No refunds will be allowed once a player has entered, for any reason. If you cannot play a round you registered for, due to medical or urgent reason, you will be required to notify International Pairs Support prior to your round via email support@internationalpairsgolf.com or contact form and your round will be cancelled. This prevents any discrepancies that may occur. You may be required to send proof for reason of cancellation.
Originating in the UK in 1998 as a golf tournament to celebrate the millennium, International Pairs is now firmly established as a major event in the diaries of many golf clubs and public handicap-registered golfers worldwide. Thousands of golfers take part each year and the tournament are continuing to expand internationally with new countries becoming involved on a regular basis. The International Pairs World Final Series is an International Golf Tournament, played globally. Since its inception 21 years ago, more than a million amateur golfers from over 35 countries have enjoyed competing in this exciting, friendly and hugely prestigious event. International Pairs World Finals is an event created for amateur golfers by golfers and designed to deliver a thrilling final for our participants worldwide. International Pairs continues to attract the media’s attention every year.
Leader boards will be updated 48 hours after your round is completed and will be displayed on the International Pairs Golf website under Hole 19 Digital Challenge in the menu > Leader boards>  Select country you are from.
Players are to register and pay for a qualifying round on the Hole 19 registration form 48 hours before they are due to play. This can be found on the International Pairs Golf website menu > Hole 19 Digital Challenge > Register Now > Select your Country.
The first season will include 3 countries and expand in the near future. Countries included for the 2020/2021 Season will be: Belgium, Germany, United Kingdom Currently there are 3 countries that will participate, each having the opportunity to qualify for the World Finals to compete against each other for the 2020/2021 Digital Challenge World Championship Title.