for Honda LPGA Thailand 2019
The National Qualifiers will take place on the 8th and 9th of January, at Siam Country Club Pattaya, Old Course where the winner will get a chance to take part in the Honda LPGA Thailand 2019.
QUALIFIER ROUND SUMMARY
Siam Country Club, Old Course,
Pong, Bang Lamung District,
Chon Buri, 20150, Thailand
Registration & Practice Round
– January 7 (07.00 – 10.00)
1st Round – January 8
Final Round – January 9
NATIONAL QUALIFIER ROUND INFORMATION
All entrants must be Citizens of Thailand:
All female professionals or amateur golfers with a handicap of 2.0 or less as of 1 December, 2018 under the handicapping scheme adopted by the recognized authority controlling golf in the country which they elect to enter.
*Entry to the Honda LPGA Thailand Qualifiers is limited based on first come first served
CONDITIONS OF PLAY
The national qualifiers for the 2019 Honda LPGA Thailand will be played over 36 holes at Siam Country Club, Old Course. The one player who returns with the lowest gross score will be invited to play in the Honda LPGA Thailand 2019 under the National Qualifiers invite. In the event of two or more players tying for first place in the Honda LPGA Thailand National Qualifiers during the final round, the tie shall be settled by a playoff on Hole 18/18/18. In the event that a playoff is not possible or impractical for play the Siam Country Club count-back system shall apply.
The qualifier will run in accordance with the Rules of Golf as specified by the Royal & Ancient Rules Ltd., and include any additional local rules implemented by the Honda LPGA Thailand Organizing Committee and the Thailand Golf Association.
The closing date for entry is on 31 December, 2018 at 6pm (GMT +7). The Captain or the Secretary of the competitor’s home club or an authorized official of a Golf Association in Thailand must duly certify all entry forms in addition to the amateur. A copy of the handicap card for amateurs or a copy of the membership card/confirmation letter from the professional golf association for professional golfers must be submitted with the entry form as well.
Registration will commence on January 7 from 07:00 hrs – 10:00 hrs at Siam Country Club, Old Course in the Tournament Office. Players must produce their current 2018/2019 Handicap Card during registration.
Note: The Tournament Committee reserves the right to reject any entry without giving any reason.
There will be an entry fee of THB1,600 to be paid during registration.
Failure to do so will see the names taken out from the draw.
Only those appearing on the current list of the R&A conforming golf balls may be used: Penalty – Disqualification
Players are allowed to bring their own caddies or hire from Siam Country Club. Siam Country Club Caddie fee – THB 450 per golfer /round (cash payment only). Players who use their own caddy for the practice round will need to pay a fee of THB 450 to Siam Country Club. Players are allowed to use their own caddie at no charge for Round 1 and Final Round.
The draw for the qualifying round is at the discretion of the Organizing Committee. Players shall start at the time and in the order arranged by the Organizing Committee. Please call IMG at Tel: (+66) 089 897 9816 to confirm starting times.
The Committee may impose a penalty of disqualification for improper behavior or conduct, such as the use of undesirable language and any public display of anger while in the Club’s premises.
Parents and coaches will need to pay a fee of THB 1,000 to Siam Country Club to be allowed on course for the OffIcial Practice Round on January 7 provided they remain strictly on the service road and buggy path. There will be no fee changed for Round 1 and Final Round. Spectators are not allowed to give advice to players during play. A spectator who disregards this ruling may cause the competitor to be disqualified from the tournament, especially if the person has been warned by the tournament officials.
PRACTICE ROUND / RANGE
The official practice round for the qualifier will be on January 7, from 11:45am to 2:00pm. Please call IMG before January 4
Tel: (+66) 089 897 9816 to book your practice times. (From December 24, 2018 – 4 January, 2019)
The Driving Range at Siam Country Club, Old Course will be opened for Qualifiers to practice from 7:30am to 5:00pm on January 7 & 6:30 am to 4:00 pm on January 8 & 9