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Updated 2015 BMGA Strokeplay Order of Merit published following the World Crazy Golf Championship PDF Print E-mail

The updated Strokeplay Order Of Merit for the season has been released following the World Crazy Golf Championship, held in Hastings over the weekend of the 24th and 25th October (full details of the event can be found here).

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
  

  

PosNameTotal
1Michael SMITH10,837
2Adam KELLY10,532
3Nuno CUNHA9,897
4Sean HOMER9,245
5William DONNELLY9,226
  
6Tony KELLY9,139
7Steve LOVELL8,776
8Mark WOOD8,565
9Chris SMITH8,380
10Chris WOOD8,347
11Scott LANCLEY7,921
12Martin GREENHEAD7,856
13Paul PRESTON7,787
15Chris HARDING7,784
15Richard GOTTFRIED7,573
16Dave DONNELLY7,543
  
17James RUTHERFORD7,464
18Adrian AMEY7,357
19John MOORE7,313
20Derek BENTALL6,846
21John MCIVER6,604
22Tiger PRAGNELL6,378
23David GOMM6,298
24Andy EXALL5,939
25Andy WILDE5,714
26Ruth BURKE5,493
27Marc CHAPMAN5,328
28Matt DODD5,231
29Helen DODD5,060
30Terry EXALL4,741
31Paul JOHNSON4,427
32Emily GOTTFRIED4,305
  
33Fred BLACKBURN-SHAW4,082
34Marion HOMER3,699
35Keith KELLARD3,472
36Ollie GREENHEAD3,033
37Max PLAICE2,974
38Ed HAYNES2,970
39Dean CRIPPS-HUMPHREY2,817
40Brian SMITH2,760
41Natasha MORGAN2,326
42David HARTLEY2,323
43Seve KUKIELKA2,160
44Peter JONES1,986
45Stephen LANGFORD1,978
46Brenda SMITH1,967
47Steve GOW1,847
48Rocky BULLIN1,786
49Peter EMMERSON1,610
50Kevin MOSELEY1,552
51Frank ELLIS1,532
52Matt BRAY1,485
53Will SMITH1,452
54Kevin BOTTO1,419
55Wayne MARDLE1,353
T56Phil BOTTO1,270
T56Justin IRWIN1,270
58Cindy KUKIELKA1,237
T59Julian TURNER1,203
T59Rupert PILGRIM1,203
61Alastair SHAW1,165
62Jas KUKIELKA1,154
63Jessica PILGRIM1,153
64Emma ROGERS1,120
65Louise ELLIS1,104
66Seth THOMAS1,030
67James PERRY1,021
68Anthony KELLETT1,004
69Becky STATHAM993
70Chris HILLMAN925
71Anthony TETLEY920
T72Leo KUKIELKA905
T72Rod STUDD905
74Owen JOHNSON777
75Steve RAGLESS700
T76Sophie NEWTON672
T76Marion HARTLEY672
78Jake TETLEY570
79John SHARPE555
80Ollie PAXTON542
81Matt LEWNS467
82Oskar LEWNS450
83Doug HAMPTON435
84Andrew HARDING409
85Brian GOULD423
86Liz GOMM288
87Paul GODDING250
88James TRUBRIDGE225
89Sofia GONCALVES212
90Matty EXALL192
91Laszlo HORVATH183
92Julian SWINKIN180
T93Kathryn HAYNES125
T93Geoff FARMER125
95Tina TETLEY100
96Simon FARMER75
T97Russell CROCKER50
T97Martyn WILLIAMS50
T97Jez MILLARD50
T97Robbe RICHARDS50
T97Nicholas WILLIAMS50
T97Samuel EVANS50
T97Terry BURGIN50
T97Matthew DAVIES50
T97Richard STONES50
T97Lewis TAYLOR50
T97Richard SMITH50
T97Andrew GOMM50
T97Dane PERCIVAL50
T97Tim NOBLE50
T97Geoff SHOWAN50
T97Harry PRESTON50
T113Steve STURDY25
T113Richard PENFOUND25
T113Rob HEWLITT25
T113Oli POOLE25
T113Lane SCOTT25
T113Lee JAMES25
T113Hayden TETLEY25
T113Greg PAUL25
T113Ed POPE25
T113Charles SHAW25


ORDER OF MERIT INFORMATION

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.


3
. 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


4
. 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.


6
. 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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