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2019 AFRICAN TOUR QUALIFYING SCHOOL IS NOW OPEN

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THE 2019 AFRICAN TOUR QUALIFYING SCHOOL

RULES AND CONDITIONS OF ENTRY


The AFRICAN TOUR will introduce for the first time the Professional Qualifying School for the 2019 season. From then onwards, the Q-School will be held at the end of each season to establish the Professional Players, not otherwise exempted, who will qualify for the AFRICAN TOUR CARD each year.

The top 25 from the 2018 West Africa Golf Tour Order of Merit will gain automatic entry to the new African Tour to be launched in 2019, while others will have to go through qualifying school to earn their place on tour.

The Qualifying School will be conducted in one stage of stroke play at two different dates and venues:

1.   18th December 2018 at IBB International Golf & Country Club, Abuja, Nigeria

2.   20th February 2019 at IBB International Golf & Country Club, Abuja, Nigeria

The prize money on offer will be $500. The winner will get $300, runner up $150 and the third $50.

To enter the Qualifying School, players are required to fill in the application form and send it by email at info@theafricantour.com.  Participation in the Qualifying School will only be confirmed when the full payment has been received, subject to available spots. Total amount of spots available at the AFRICAN Tour Qualifying School will be a maximum of 25 players per each of the two Q- schools.

1.    Format: The 2019 AFRICAN Tour Qualifying School will be played over 18 holes of stroke play. At the conclusion of 18 holes, players will be ranked according to score. Only Players scoring 78 gross and below will qualify to be members of the African Tour for the 2019 season.

 2.   Eligibility of Entry: The African Tour Qualifying School is open to: (i) All Professional golfers (ii) Category 1 players (once qualified from Q-School category 1 players will be required to maintain the gross score of 78 for each of the days of the tournament to be held immediately after to become a Tour Pro).

Note – Amateur Status- Pursuant to the Rules of Amateur Status as approved by R&A Rules Ltd, an amateur golfer may compete in any qualifying competition for a professional Tour without breaching amateur status rules, provided that in advance of play and in writing, the golfer waives their right to any prize money in the competition. This declaration will be available for completion at Player Registration at both venues of Qualifying School.

 3.   Entry Fees:The entry fee for Qualifying School is $50. Payment method:

Bank Name – Guaranty Trust Bank PLC

Bank Address – Guaranty Trust Bank PLC

69 Yakubu Gowon Crescent, Asokoro Abuja

Beneficiary Name – West Africa Golf Tour

Account Number 0217164257

Swift Code  GTBINGLA

4.    Entry deadline: 11th December 2018

5.    Withdrawals A player may withdraw at any time, provided notification is received by the AFRICAN Tour. Withdrawals prior to the Entry Deadline will receive a full refund of the entry fee. Players who withdraw after the Entry Deadline, but before close of Player Registration, will be entitled to a 50% refund of the entry fee.

6.    Notification of acceptance of Entry/Qualifying School. Once an application has been accepted by the AFRICAN Tour (only after receipt and approval of any relevant documentation and the full entry fee), applicants will be emailed a Confirmation of Entry. Draw will be published on the African Tour website: theafricantour.com two days before the Qualifying school. Any player not registered by 3pm on the day of registration (17th December 2018) will be removed from the draw.

 7.    In the event of any problems with your entry or payments please contact us at info@westafricagolftour.com or info@theafricantour.com Telephone: +234(0) 8177126138

Please remember that the onus is on the applicant to ensure that his application has been correctly submitted.

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2019 Season AFRICAN Tour Qualifying School Entry Form

PERSONAL DETAILS

Family Name: ______________________________________________________________________________

Given Names: ______________________________________________________________________________

How you want your name to appear on draws, results etc: _________________________________________________

Nationality: _____________________________________

Street Address: _________________________________________________

Town: ______________________ State: _________________________

Country: ___________________________

Mobile Number: _________________________________

E-Mail Address:

________________________________________________________________________

Date of Birth (dd/mm/yyyy): __________________________________

ENTRY DETAILS

Applicants must indicate their venue preferences

First Qualifying School – 18th December 2018 IBB International Golf & Country Club, Abuja, Nigeria

Second Qualifying School – 20th February 2019 IBB International Golf & Country Club, Abuja, Nigeria

PLAYING STATUS

Status: Professional / Amateur IF PROFESSIONAL, date turned professional (dd/mm/yyyy) …………………………………………………………………………

Are you a member of a Professional Golfers Association and/or Tour? Yes No If yes, please identify which club you are affiliated to

…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

IF AMATEUR, current handicap ……………………………………. (Note: an official certificate from the relevant home club affiliated or Professional Golf Association verifying an applicant’s handicap must accompany this application before it can be considered).

By executing this Application Form for the AFRICAN Tour Qualifying School, the undersigned agrees that:

(a)  they are bound by the terms set out in this Application Form;(b)  they are bound by the Rules and Regulations of the AFRICAN Tour. In particular, the undersigned agrees to abide by the Code of Conduct set out in the Rules and Regulations (copy available at websites www.westafricagolftour.com and  www.africantour.com) and acknowledges that a breach of these will entitle the AFRICAN Tour to remove the undersigned from the Qualifying School at any time; and

Signature: ……………………………………………………………………………………….

Date ………… / ………….. / 201…..

PLEASE COPY THIS ENTRY FORM AND RETAIN FOR YOUR OWN RECORDS

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