3rd November 2017 | Alps Tour Golf
Sunshine Tour QSchool in Europe
For the first time in Sunshine Tour history, there will be an International Final stage of its Qualifying School organised in Europe. The Acaya Golf Resort & Spa, located on Italy’s famous Puglia region, will host the five-day stroke play tournament from 7th to 11th March 2018.
The Alps Tour is delighted to have been chosen by Africa’s premier professional golf tour to organise the inaugural Sunshine Tour International Qualifying School in Europe. Over the past 17 years the Alps Tour has built a strong reputation for developing tomorrow’s champions. Widely respected, the Alps Tour has grown significantly since its launch in 2001, with players from 22 different nationalities competing in 16 to 20 tournaments across five to seven different countries.
This partnership with the Sunshine Tour is the first of number of exciting new initiatives set to launch in 2018.
The Alps Tour will also administer the entries on behalf of the Sunshine Tour.
Format: 90 holes. After 72 holes there will be a cut to the leading 60 players & ties.
On conclusion of 90 holes, the first top 5 players will be eligible for membership in Category 9 of the Sunshine Tour for the 2018/2019 season.
The next leading 10 players will gain entry into the Sunshine Tour Final Stage being played at Randpark GC (South Africa) from 19th to 23rd March 2018.
The application form is available on the website in the Players’ Area and here:
–You also can apply ONLINE here
Acaya Golf Resort & Spa course is located in a natural setting and unique landscape, in the midst of the maquis and ancient olive trees and designed by Hurdzan & Fry. The 18-Hole par 71 course id 6,192 metres long and requires players to use all irons and woods from their bags.
The Sunshine Tour is a men’s professional golf tour based in Southern Africa.
The tour is one of the six leading men’s tours which make up the International Federation of PGA Tours, which includes the PGA Tour, The European PGA Tour, The Japan Golf Tour, the PGA Tour of Australasia, and the Asian Tour. In 2009, the International Federation of PGA undertook a major expansion in 2009 adding 11 more tours as members. The federation also founded the World Golf Championships in 1999 and sanction the Official World Golf Rankings.
The Sunshine Tour currently co-sanctions five tournaments with the European Tour, these being the Afrasia Bank Mauritius Open, the Joburg Open, the BMW SA Open, the Tshwane Open and the Nedbank Golf Challenge.
2nd November 2017 | Alps Tour Golf
1st November 2017 | Alps Tour Golf
The Alps Tour 2018 Season 2018 will start next February in Egypt at Sokhna Golf Club:
- Ein Bay Open (13-15 February)
- Red Sea Little Venice Open (19-21 February).
Although the calendar is not ready to be published, we already can announce that we will have a minimum of 16 events as follows:
– two in Egypt in February
– one in Austria, the Gösser Open in May
– four in France: Open de Saint-Francois Region Guadeloupe, Open de la Mirabelle d’Or, Saint-Malo Golf Open and Citadelle Trophy-Preisch
– two in Spain: Alps de Las Castillas and Alps de Andalucia
– five in Italy in different regions
– a new tournament in a new country
– the Grand Final in Italy.
Other projects are under discussion.
More details soon.