The HotelPlanner.com PGA EuroPro Tour has confirmed the venues for its 2018 Qualifying School, with entries set to open on January 8.
First Stage qualifying will take place between March 28-29 across six different courses in the UK, with the final stage the following week at its usual host venue, Frilford Heath Golf Club in Oxfordshire. Entries for Qualifying School open on Monday, January 8.
Mannings Heath Golf Club & Wine Estate, The Players Club, Caversham Heath Golf Club, Formby Hall Golf Club, and Haggs Castle Golf Club all return having staged Qualifying School tournaments in 2017, with Moor Allerton Golf Club completing the six-course line up.
First Stage Qualifying takes place over 36 holes with golfers opting to play at one of the six courses. Golfers who are successful and make the cut at First Stage Qualifying will advance to play at Frilford Heath between April 4-6, where one round will be played on each the Red and Blue courses before the top 80 and ties from the 240-man field play a final round on the Blue Course.
Dan Godding, CEO of HotelPlanner.com PGA EuroPro Tour said: “After another fantastic year we are pleased to announce the dates of the 2018 Qualifying School. The PGA EuroPro Tour offers an exciting opportunity for golfers on Europe’s leading developmental tour, one which gives direct access to the Challenge Tour through the final Order of Merit.
Qualifying School 2018
Mannings Heath Golf Club & Wine Estate, Sussex
The Players Club, Bristol
Caversham Heath Golf Club, Reading
Formby Hall Golf Club, Liverpool
Haggs Castle Golf Club, Glasgow
Moor Allerton Golf Club, Leeds
Official practice at all six venues will take place on March 27
Wednesday, April 4 – Friday, April 6
Frilford Heath Golf Club, Oxfordshire (Red and Blue Courses)
Practice to take place on Monday, April 2 and Tuesday, April 3
Qualifying School is open to all professional golfers as well as amateurs with an official handicap of two or less.