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Houghton GC

Joburg Open






Prize Money  ZAR 17,500,000

Entry Deadline  Thursday 10 November - 12:00 UK time

Field Size156 players


The leading 70 available players from the 2023 DP World Tour exemption category list excluding categories 6 and 8 (blank entries will be filed for European Tour Qualifying School graduates exempt through this category who have a deadline for withdrawal of 12:00 on Friday 18 November, to avoid loss of entry fee).

The leading 70 available players from the 2022/2023 Sunshine Tour exemption categories, with the exception of invitations.

A maximum of 7 invitations by the Sunshine Tour to Transformation players under the terms of the Sunshine Tour Members' General Regulations.

A maximum of 3 invitations nominated by the Sunshine Tour

A maximum of 2 invitations nominated by the DP World Tour.

A maximum of 4 invitations nominated by the Sponsor.

Eligibility Notes

The following policy will be adopted at close of entries for all players who are members of and exempt through both the Sunshine Tour and the DP World Tour:the highest ranked dual member of the DP World Tour exemption category list will be allocated to b. above.
the second hightest ranked dual member will be allocated to a. above.
This alternate allocation will be repeated until all such exempt dual members are allocated to one tour or the other.

If there are less than 70 players entered through a. above, then the remaining spots will be allocated alternately to b. and e. above with the first spot going to b.

If there are any unused spots in d. or e. above then the remaining spots will be added to the respective tour's allocation in a. or b. above.

When a player who is a member of both tours becomes exempt he will remain allocated to the tour under which he first became exempt, even if he subsequently becomes exempt through his "home" tour.


72 holes stroke play with a cut after 2 rounds to the leading 65 professionals and ties.



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