24th November 2016 | Alps Tour Golf

Qualifying School at La Cala, D-15

213 players from 24 different nationalities will take part in the next Qualifying School at La Cala Resort on Asia and Europa courses next month.

The tournament will be organized in two steps. The First Stage will be played on 11th & 12th December and welcome 151 players all hoping to process through the Final Stage which takes place at the same venue the week after, from 15th to 17th December.

At the end of this exam, 65 players and ties will gain their ‘card’ for the 2017 Alps Tour Season.

List of entries are now available:

Stage 1 – Asia Course here

Stage 1 – Europa Course here

General entry list here


7th November 2016 | Alps Tour Golf

Fabien Marty from A to Z, Di Nitto qualified as well

France’s Fabien Marty took the lead in El Saler golf golf from day 1 and never left it. The 33 year old player, native from Bordeaux, kept nerves of steal to score 64, 72, 70 and 68 to win European Tour Q School stage 2.
Fabien Marty was among the 6 among who got exemption thanks to his Alps Tour raking end of August.
Italy’s Enrico Di Nitto, 24 year old next month, finished 4th tie on Panoramica golf course to earn his ticket to play next week.
The Q school final offers several stakes.
For Fabien Marty : if he makes the cut after 4 rounds, he will get a full category to play Challenge Tour. If he finished among Top 25 and ties, he will play on European Tour next year.
About the same for Di Nitto except that he already gets a card to play on Challenge Tour thanks to his final Alps Tour ranking.
Franck Daux’ hope leans on Di Nitto’ shoulders. If the latter makes the cut, Daux will play on Challenge Tour in 2017.

6th November 2016 | Alps Tour Golf

Marty holds firm on top in El Saler

France’s Fabien Marty is still leading Stage 2 at El Saler golf tie with two other players. There is one day to go to confirm who will play the final Stage of European Tour Q School.

Thanks to his Alps Tour ranking end of August, Marty avoided the Stage 1 of European Tour Q School. His golf is in very good shape and it’s been three days he is holding firm on top of the leaderboard.

Among Alps Tour players, Enrico Di Nitto and Tom Shadbolt, both playing in Panoramica Golf course, are respectively 10th and 15th, so on the right side of the line.

Good day for Raphaël Marguery in Lumine, He shot -4 for a 34th place tie. He have to be in top 20 to have a chance.

Alps Tour winner, England’s Matt Wallace did not manage to improve his score today. He is 66th.

5th November 2016 | Alps Tour Golf

Perrier and Pavon to play on European Tour in 2017

Good news from Challenge Tour, Damien Perrier, 2015 Alps Tour graduate just finished 13th of the Road to Oman and will play on European Tour next season.
Fellow countryman Matt Pavon, 2015 Alps Tour member, finished 6th. Congratulations gentlemen! We are very happy for you!
Meanwhile, Fabien Marty is still leading Stage 2 of European Tour Q School in El Saler. Tom Shadbolt and Enrico Di Nitto had a good day in Panoramica golf course, they are respectively 11th and 17th.
Matt Wallace shot +5 after his opening -4 and is 60th in Lumine Golf.

4th November 2016 | Alps Tour Golf

Marty to lead after day 1 in European Tour Q School

Fabien Marty leads Stage 2 of European Tour Qualifying School at Golf El Saler with opening -8.

Season is not over for many Alps Tour members. This week is the opportunity to change the profile of their 2017 season. Top 6 of Alps Tour ranking end of August got an exemption to play directly Stage 2, others succeeded in Stage 1 to be in the field.

Below some result of some of our members.

Matt Wallace, winner of the ranking, shot -4 to be at 8th position in Lumine Golf. At the same venue Victor Perez is 64th with +2 and Raphaël Marguery is 72th with +3.

At El Saler, Federico Maccario is 69th with +3.

At Las Colinas, Alps Tour winners Franck Daux shot -2 for 24th place and Thomas Elissalde played +5.

On the last venue, Panoramica Golf, Tom Shadbolt signed for a -5 card and a 10th place, Enrico Di Nitto shot -3, 26th and Stefano Pitoni scored +1, 61st.

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