Frequently Asked Questions ???
How much prizemoney is up for grabs??
$128,500 (inc. GST) in total.
There are men, women, and teams events, how is the prizemoney split up??
There are 5 different events.
The individual PGA purse is $75,000 (including $3000 per day). The individual ALPG purse is $20,000.
The team Nett event is $15,000. The Team Scratch event is $7,500. Plus we have a $11,000 purse for Club Professionals (including Teaching pros, Trainees, Non-Tour professionals).
So are the girls and guys competing against each other for the Team Nett and Team Scratch prizemoney??
Absolutely, as long as they are in teams.
Does the prizemoney split follow PGA guidelines?
Yes. we follow the guideline PGA percentages guidelines for the PGA individual prizemoney.
Just remember that the event is unique.
Professionals play for money in team events, daily and 54-hole individual events, plus daily purses each day.
There is no cut, and guaranteed prizemoney for every professional (just a seeded draw).
So what about the girls?
1st prize for the ALPG professional will be these same amount as presented to the winner of the PGA professional event.
The girls (ALPG professionals), if in a team, play for the same prizemoney in the Team Nett and Team Scratch as the boys.
The Team Nett event is worth $15,000 and the Team Scratch event is worth $7,500
Can I see what the exact breakdown of prizemoney is for each event?
We will provide that during the tournament, and it will be posted on the website as well.
Other questions you may have:
Can I still enter??
Yes. Register your intention to play and a team for you abn your team mates will be reserved.
The 2018 tournament entry form will be available 21st October 2017. Remember we sell out the event two months prior to hit off.
Can I enter as a single player?
Absolutely. We will endevour to slot you into a team.
Who do I call if I have any questions?
Call John Small on 9989 8000 or 0412 395 060
If I bring a team do we play together for all 3 days?
Yes, you and your team-mates will play with your professional for the entire tournament
What if can’t play all three days?
No problem, you can nominate a reserve/substitute player, but it must be done in advance if you are to remain in contention for the major trophies.
How much does it cost to play?
An amateur individual player’s entry is $1,395 and the professional is $296.
What do I get for the Entry Fee?
• Three games of golf on three of Sydney’s best courses (including electric carts at all three courses)
• Participation in one of Australia’s major professional tournaments
• More than $128,500 prizemoney on offer for professionals to win with your help and assistance
• Over $40,000 worth of prizes and trophies for the amateurs
• All green fees
• Scrumptious lunches on all three days
• Breakfast and coffee for morning players each day
• Drinks (water) on the course each day
• Entry into all competitions
• A legendary Players Welcome Pack
• Gala Presentation Dinner on Thursday 22nd February 2018 (inc. 3 course meal, beer, wine, soft drinks, and first class entertainment)
• The ability to support our worthy charities and pick-up fantastic bargains during the auctions, silent auction or popular balloon sale.
What happens if I have to withdraw?
As per the Terms and Conditions in the Tournament Brochure – Refund applications received in writing before 1st February 2018 will be subject to a $75 administrative charge. After 1st February 2018 no refunds will be given, and it is the responsibility to find a replacement player.
Who will be my professional If I don’t have one?
An excellent PGA Tour professional will be allocated to your team
Do I have a choice of professional?
As much as possible we try an help with your requests
Do I have to have a handicap?
Yes. You must have a Club or AGU/ALGU handicap (Maximum of 27 for men and 36 for ladies) The handicap must have been valid for 3 months prior to the start of the tournament.
If you don’t meet the desired handicap requirements please give us a call (0412 395060)
Do we play of the championship tees or the members tees?
As much as possible you will be playing off the championship tees, some tees will be moved forward on select holes at various courses to help improve the speed of play.