Big Easy IGT Challenge Tour 2019/20

10 Sunshine Tour Cards for 2020/21 Season

Incentives

Big Easy IGT Challenge Events (16)

  1. Road to Sunshine Tour (16 events Big Easy IGT Challenge) Top 10 earns Sunshine Tour Card.
  2. Road to Sunshine Tour (16 events Big Easy IGT Challenge) Players in positions 11 – 30 promotions to Sunshine Tour Q-School final.

Notes: Amateurs do not win any money on Big Easy IGT Challenge Events. Amateurs who want to compete for the Road to Sunshine Tour Order of Merit must change their status to Pro.

IGT Classic Events (15)

  1. The leading 10 and tied IGT members in IGT Classic event, will qualify to play in the next Big Easy IGT Tournament.
  2. IGT ranked members fill the field up to the maximum advertised size (i.e. 120) for Big Easy IGT Challenge events.

Race To Q-School Events (11)

  1. Race to Q-School (11 events IGT Race to Q-School. RTQS) Top 15 promotion to Sunshine Tour Q-School final.

Note: All above incentive are only applicable to players who have Full Membership status with Big Easy IGT Challenge Tour for 2019/20 season. Please visit Membership for information or contact IGT at 078 3300 440.

 Big Easy IGT Challenge Tour

Membership

Download IGT Membership form Membership for 2019 now Open. Save R400 if registered before 31 March 2019

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Entry Fees

IGT Classic Events: R1700

Big Easy IGT Events: R750

Tournament Info

All tournaments will be held over 54 holes, with a N-player cutline after 36 holes.

IGT Classic Events: N = The number of players (and ties) to 66% percent of the field to a maximum of 50 players (summer) and 40 players (winter) and ties who will proceed to the final round.

Big Easy IGT Challenge Events: N = 30 and ties (excluding amateurs) who will proceed to the final round.

Tournament Field

IGT Classic Events: Tournament field size will be restricted to a total of 156 players in summer, 132 players in autumn/spring and 120 players in winter.

Big Easy IGT Challenge Events: Tournament field size will be restricted to a total of 132 players in summer and 120 players in winter.

Eligibility

Big Easy IGT Challenge Tour

Big Easy IGT Challenge Events (Ranking Categories)

Category 0b The leading 10 and tied Big Easy Members, who are not otherwise exempt, will qualify to play in the next Big Easy IGT Challenge Tour Order of Merit tournament.

Category 1a Winners of the Big Easy Tour Order of Merit from 2016 – 2018 (who are eligible for membership).

Category 1b Winners of 2018 & 2019 Big Easy IGT Challenge Tour sanctioned tournaments (who are eligible for membership).

Category 3 Top 30 players off the Final 2018 Big Easy IGT Tour Order of Merit who are eligible for membership.

Category 4 Cat 4 – Earning more than the 30th
2019 BET members and Affiliate members earning more than the 30th placed player off the Final 2018 BET OoM.

Category 5 Leading 30 & ties players from the 2019/2020 Sunshine Tour Qualifying School & leading 15 & ties players from the 2019/2020 Vusi Ngubeni Q School, staggered.

Category 6 Players outside Top 100 who have earned money, and played at least 6 tournaments, on the 2017-2018 Sunshine Tour Final OoM.

Category 7 Sunshine Tour “5 year members” in Category 9h on the 2019/2020 Sunshine Tour.

Category 8 Players in positions 35 – 60 from the 2019/2020 Sunshine Tour Qualifying School & players in positions 19 – 30 from the 2019/2020 Vusi Ngubeni Q School, staggered.

Category 8b Players in positions 31 – 40 from the 2019/2020 Vusi Ngubeni Q School

Category 9 The leading 10 and tied IGT members, in an IGT Classic event will qualify to play in the next Big Easy IGT Challenge Event.

Category 10 Top 5 IGT Race to Q-School Order of Merit, who are not otherwise exempt

Category 11 Winners of 2018 & 2019 IGT sanctioned tournaments.

Category 12 International Players

Category 13 5 Invitees Maximum. (Maximum 5 invites per player)

Category 14 IGT ranked members Money leaders 2018 & Race to Q-School 2018 Staggered (Re Rank end May)

Orders of Merit

To be eligible for all Order of Merits, players must be members in good standing of the Big Easy IGT Challenge Tour. (Membership fully paid up).

Order of Merits is based on the following:

  1. Road to Sunshine Tour 2019/20: Based on money earnings
  2. IGT Rankings 2019/20: Based on points earned
  3. IGT Race to Q-School 2019/20: Based on points earned

IGT Rankings 2019

IGT Race to Q-School 2019/20

Road to Sunshine Tour 2019/20

Entry Regulations

Each Player wishing to enter a Big Easy IGT Challenge Tour Approved Tournament shall either:

  1. Enter online via the Members’ or
  2. Telephone the Entries Department on 078 3300 440; or
  3. Email the Entries Department on office@igtgolf.org: or
  4. Enter in person at the Big Easy IGT Challenge Tour 2018/19 office on-site.
  5. Use Quick Entry under Tournaments on IGT website. igtgolf.org
  6. Players in category 1 – 8 must book through the Sunshine Tour Offices. Contact 021 8506500

Entry Closing Date

Payment Methods & Terms of Payment

Payable in full prior to the member’s commencement of the tournament he has entered to the Big Easy IGT Challenge Tour.

Payments can be made by;

  1. EFT (Please contact IGT for Bank details). EFT payment must be made 3 days prior to event and proof to be send to office@igtgolf.org
  2. Cash or Credit/Debit cards at event registration.

Please note: Player payment not received before his tee time will not be allowed to tee off.

Tournament Withdrawals

Any player wishing to withdraw must do so in writing (office@igtgolf.org) or contact IGT offices (078 3300 440). Players must withdraw 3 days before event. All late withdrawals carry a R500 fine.

Tournament Registration

Players will receive a registration confirmation 3 days before event starts. All players must register before 10am day before event starts. Players who are not registered will be removed from draw and forfeit their entry fee.

Please note that any person or other player can register a player.

Contact: 078 3300 440    Email: office@igtgolf.org    Web: www.igtgolf.org

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