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The British Open, returns to its traditional September slot on Saturday 15th & Sunday 16th September at Strokes Adventure Golf Course, Margate. 

 

The Tournament will be over eight rounds, four rounds on Saturday, with a further three rounds for all entrants on Sunday, followed by a final eighth round for the top 18 players.

 

·        Entry fees for the competition, the final Major of the season is just £30 for 2018 Tour Pros, £35 for Non Tour Pros, with a special reduced rate of £20 for Juniors. The course are offering a £12 day rate for all players on the production of a valid 2018 BMGA Tour Pro badge (and entry to the competition also includes free practice on Friday 14th September).

Entries can be made via paypal to  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  

Strokes will be open in the week running up to the event 10am until 5pm (this is weather dependent so please check the course website/facebook/twitter) for info in advance (see https://www.strokesadventuregolf.com/ for details). The course will be open 10-6 on the Friday and will be open from 8.00am on both tournament days.

The latest list of entrants (and results when the tournament starts) can be found at http://bmga.co.uk/results/2018/2018BO/result.htm Deadline for entries is midday on Friday 14th September, if you have any questions or need further details please email  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  .

 

COURSE OPENING HOURS FOR THE COMPETITION

 

  • Monday 10th  – 10.00am - 5pm
  • Tuesday 11th  – 10.00am - 5pm
  • Wednesday 12th – 10.00am - 5pm
  • Thursday 13th - 10am - 5pm
  • Friday 14th – 10.00am til 6pm
  • Friday 14th – 2pm onwards – Players Championships (NB players not involved in the Players Championships can still practice on the course)
  • Saturday 15th – 8.00am open (practice allowed up to 9.40am)
  • Saturday 15th - 10.00am onwards – British Open day 1
  • Sunday 16th - 8.00am open (practice allowed up to 8.40am)
  • Sunday 16th – 9.00am onwards – British Open day 2


The course are offering an all day practice rate of £12 a day for all British Open competitors (payable directly to the course - Practice on Friday is free for all participants). Players need to ensure that they do not hold up any of the public when practicing (the course will be closed to the public for the weekend but will be open to the public in the week building up to the competition).


THE PLAYERS & INTERNATIONAL PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIPS


The traditional curtain raiser for the British Open, Friday 14th September will see the Players Championships and International Players Championships take place. Players pay £5 to enter (payable on the day) and half the money goes to the winner, the other half goes to a charity of the winners choosing. The format is a mixture of strokeplay and matchplay, played out over a maximum of 3 rounds and is a great warm up for the Open. 


There is no need to pre-enter this event but anyone wishing to play must register with the organisers on the day by 1.40pm at the latest.

The competition will tee off at 2pm.

Players Championships Format:
 

* Round 1 Strokeplay all players 
* Round 2 Matchplay (top 8 players from round 1) 
* Round 3 Strokeplay (4 winning players from round 2) 

Prize fund: 

* 50% of Entry fees to winner 
* 50% of Entry fees to charity of winners choice

International Players Championships Format: 

* Round 1 Strokeplay all players 
* Round 2 Strokeplay (top 2 players from round 1) 

Prize fund: 

* 50% of International Entry fees to winner 
* 50% of International Entry fees to charity of Players Championships winners choice 


If you have any questions regarding the British Open please do not hesitate to contact me and I look forward to seeing you at Margate


Kind regards,
Scott Lancley


 

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