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The updated 2015 BMGA Strokeplay Order of Merit published following the Splash Point Open PDF Print E-mail

The updated Strokeplay Order Of Merit for the season has been released following the Splash Point Open, held in Worthing on 25th July.

This season sees the category splits continue with Category 1 (made up of the top 16 players along with any players winning BMGA tour events across the previous 5 seasons - an change brought in at the 2015 AGM). Category 2 features players ranked 17 to 32 inclusive and Category 3 now features all other players on the BMGA tour. Following the 2015 AGM category 4 has been revised to only include players for their first 3 events on the tour (NB: the category will only relate to prize funds and Season Only Rankings).

Please note: The way the rankings are calculated has changed for the 2015 season and an overview of the new system can be found at the foot of this post

1Michael SMITH9,729
2Adam KELLY8,487
3Nuno CUNHA8,032
4William DONNELLY7,530
5Tony KELLY7,257
6Steve LOVELL7,093
7Mark WOOD7,055
8Chris SMITH6,712
9Chris WOOD6,540
10Sean HOMER6,240
11Paul PRESTON6,217
12Adrian AMEY6,119
13Dave DONNELLY5,981
14John MOORE5,745
15Richard GOTTFRIED5,415
16Derek BENTALL5,128
17James RUTHERFORD4,908
18Martin GREENHEAD4,870
19Tiger PRAGNELL4,818
20David GOMM4,713
21Scott LANCLEY4,606
22Chris HARDING4,497
23Helen DODD3,689
24Marion HOMER3,649
25Matt DODD3,369
26Andy WILDE3,365
27Ruth BURKE3,208
28Max PLAICE2,974
29John MCIVER2,753
31Emily GOTTFRIED2,581
32Paul JOHNSON2,341
33Marc CHAPMAN2,224
34Andy EXALL2,008
35Ed HAYNES1,966
36Brenda SMITH1,917
37Ollie GREENHEAD1,664
38Peter EMMERSON1,610
39Terry EXALL1,468
41Brian SMITH1,192
42Alastair SHAW1,165
43Seth THOMAS1,030
44Becky STATHAM993
45Keith KELLARD933
46Chris HILLMAN925
47Anthony TETLEY920
48Natasha MORGAN907
49Owen JOHNSON777
50Stephen LANGFORD775
51Peter JONES750
52Steve RAGLESS700
53Jake TETLEY570
54Ollie PAXTON542
55Rocky BULLIN503
56Matt LEWNS467
57Oskar LEWNS450
58Doug HAMPTON435
59Andrew HARDING409
60Steve GOW378
61Seve KUKIELKA367
63Paul GODDING250
64James TRUBRIDGE225
65Sofia GONCALVES212
66Matty EXALL192
T67Laszlo HORVATH183
T67Cindy KUKIELKA183
69Julian SWINKIN180
70Geoff FARMER125
71Tina TETLEY100
72Simon FARMER75
T73Andrew GOMM50
T73Sophie NEWTON50
T73Tim NOBLE50
T73Geoff SHOWAN50
T73Harry PRESTON50
T73Frank ELLIS50
T73Louise ELLIS50
T81Steve STURDY25
T81Richard PENFOUND25
T81Oli POOLE25
T81Lane SCOTT25
T81Lee JAMES25
T81Kathryn HAYNES25
T81Hayden TETLEY25
T81Greg PAUL25
T81Ed POPE25
T81Charles SHAW25



1. All strokeplay ranking tournaments on the BMGA tour are to be treated equally. No special treatment for the Majors, National Opens or British Masters.

2. Every player who finishes a tournament scores a minimum of 50 points.

. The maximum number of points available for each event is decided by the number of current top 16 players competing and their respective position in the rankings. The higher a player is ranked, the more points that a player carries into the tournament:

Number 1 ranked player = 200

Number 2 ranked player = 190

Number 3 ranked player = 180

Number 4 ranked player = 170

Number 5 ranked player = 160

Number 6 ranked player = 150

Number 7 ranked player = 140

Number 8 ranked player = 130

Number 9 ranked player = 120

Number 10 ranked player = 110

Number 11 ranked player = 100

Number 12 ranked player = 90

Number 13 ranked player = 80

Number 14 ranked player = 70

Number 15 ranked player = 60

Number 16 ranked player = 50

Maximum number of points available if all the top 16 compete = 2000

. The winner of the tournament/leader after the qualifying rounds receives the maximum number of points available in an event. The number of points scored by all other players is dependent on the exact number of shots they finishes behind the champion:

2 round tournament: = -50 points per shot behind the champion (100 divided by 2)

3 round tournament: = -33.3 points per shot behind the champion (100 divided by 3)

4 round tournament = -25 points per shot behind the champion (100 divide by 4)

5 round tournament = -20 points per shot behind the champion (100 divided by 5)

6 round tournament = -16.6 points per shot behind the champion (100 divided by 6)

7 round tournament = -14.3 points per shot behind the champion (100 divided by 7)

8 round tournament = -12.5 points per shot behind the champion (100 divided by 8)

9 round tournament = -11.1 points per shot behind the champion (100 divided by 9)

In other words, a player loses 100 points for every shot that their average is behind the champion’s average. If the champion averages 33.0 shots per
round (or scores 99 total shots in a 3 round tournament), then a player who scores a 34.0 average (102 total shots in a 3 round tournament) will score 100 points fewer than the champion.

5. All decimal points are rounded up to the next total number. So if a player scored 427.1 points in a tournament, it would be counted as 428 points.

. Only 8 tournaments over a 2 year period count towards a player’s total number of ranking points. The points scored from their 4 best tournament from Year 1 are halved then rounded up to the nearest full number, and added to their best 4 tournaments from Year 2 to create their total number of ranking points over a 2 year period.


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