What is the Espirito Santo Trophy?

The Espirito Santo Trophy (World Women's Amateur Team Championships) is a biennial international golf tournament for female amateur golfers, organised by the International Golf Federation (IGF). The tournament is named after the Espirito Santo family of Brazil, who donated the trophy in 1962.

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The first Espirito Santo Trophy was played in 1964.

The tournament is contested by teams of three female amateur golfers from each country, and the format is stroke play over four rounds.

The competition is held over four days, with each team playing 72 holes of stroke play.

The total score of the best two players from each team is used to determine the team's score for each round, and the team with the lowest cumulative score over the four rounds is declared the winner.