11 Mar 2020

PNG Open Conditions of Entry (Amateurs)


Conditions of Entry - Amateur  
The 2020 SP EXPORT PNG Golf Open will be played over four rounds from the 30th of April  – 3rd May 2020 at the Royal Port Moresby Golf Club, Waigani N.C.D. Papua New Guinea.  

Amateur Players will be required to register with PGA Tour in the PGA Tour office which will be situated in the office next to the front gate to the clubhouse. Registration Deadline: 17:00 on Tuesday 28 April. Failure to register will result in removal from the event.

The tournament shall be decided by strokes over four rounds of 18 holes.  A maximum of 120 players will play one round on each of the first two days, after which the leading 50 and ties for 50th place along with any amateur who equals or betters this score, after the second round, shall qualify to play the 3rd and 4th rounds.There is no separate event or field for amateurs, failure to make the cut results in elimination. 

Play will be in accordance with the Rules of Golf as approved by R&A Rules Ltd of St Andrews and in accordance with the PGA Tour of Australasia’s Conditions of Competition and Local Rules and the local rules as approved by the PGA Tour’s Director of Tournaments.

Nomination closes for this event on the 20th April 2020 at 1800. This is so the field can be finalised, successful applicants notified and allow time for them to pay the nomination fee (must be paid within 72hrs of being notified) and arrange their travel and accommodation requirements. There will be a reserve list for this event. Nominating does not guarantee a position in the field.

There will not be any junior divisions in this tournament.

No daily prizes will be given out.

Eligibility for Entry:

The following specific regulations shall be adhered to in this event.

  • Maximum allowable handicap to play is 10 and must be valid within one week before the Open. 
  • The Amateur field is limited to 20 positions. Long pants or trousers are required for men to play. 
  • All non-Royal Port Moresby Golf Club participants must have a certified Playing Handicap from their home Club. 

COST: The fee applicable to play in this competition will be K 500.00 per person and has to be paid one week before the start of the 1st round of the tournament.  

Motorised Carts: The use of motorised carts is not permitted in this event.