Barrenjoey Peninsula Week of Golf – History
In 1982 a group of forward thinking Mothers from five Northern Beaches Golf Clubs devised the concept of a golf tournament, billed as “a chance to have a holiday after the Christmas school holidays”. This was also a great opportunity for women golfers from outside the Barrenjoey Peninsula to come and enjoy the beautiful Northern Beaches of Sydney. February 1983 was the beginning of Barrenjoey Peninsula Week of Golf with 300 players competing in the first year.
Barrenjoey Peninsula Week of Golf is also a Jean Derrin event. The event was first introduced to Barrenjoey Peninsula Week of Golf in 1997.The Jean Derrin Trophy is open to female amateur golfers who hold a current Australian or overseas equivalent handicap, and who have a handicap of 14 and under. Players are required to register with Golf NSW to participate. A selected number of nominated events make up the Jean Derrin Trophy – the Barrenjoey Peninsula Week of Golf being one of the nominated events. The winner of the Jean Derrin Trophy will be the player who has the lowest scoring average and has played a minimum of 10 rounds in nominated Jean Derrin events.
Barrenjoey Peninsula Week of Golf is open to all ladies with an Australian Women’s Golf Handicap and provides a great opportunity for players to visit the Northern Beaches and play some excellent courses. Apart from the major trophies, there are some wonderful prizes to be won. We also have a raffle raising money for a nominated charity on the Northern Beaches.