After performing for the first time in history two consecutive stages of the PGA TOUR Latin America, Brazilian golf received another important news. Therefore Brazil got a Q-School stage in 2019.
The host of Q-School 2019 is the Olympic Golf Course in Rio de Janeiro
The TOUR announced that the Olympic Golf Course in Rio de Janeiro will host one of the stages of the Q-School 2019. The Brazilian stage will be held from January 29 to February 1, 2019.
“This is another great achievement for CBGolfe and Brazil. In 2018 we hosted two great stages of PGA TOUR Latin America. Now we can bring another professional event, the qualifying tournament. This is a great chance for our professionals to show their potential “, says Euclides Gusi, president of the CBG.
Three more stages of the Q-School
In addition to Brazil, the PGA TOUR announced the other three stages of the Q-School. One in the Mission Inn Resort and Club in Howey-In-The-Hills, Florida (January 8-11), Estrella del Mar Golf & Beach Resort in Mazatlan , Mexico (January 22-25), and Canuelas Golf Club, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, simultaneously with the Rio de Janeiro stage.
All stages will be held in 72-hole courses in the stroke play format, and the registration fee is USD 2,000 per golfer. In each of them will be classified as the best 35 and tied. Each winner will have a full season card for the PGA Latin America Tour 2019. While the next ten finalists from each stage will participate throughout the first half of the 2019 season. They will be subject to the second half of the season and the remaining 24 tied players will receive conditional status and will be eligible for such relocations.
The Olympic Golf Course is one of the best Courses
“The world saw in the 2016 Olympic Games how fantastic the Olympic Golf Course is”. And the PGA TOUR Latino America players learned the same thing when we held two official events there. Any player who signs up for this particular Qualification Tournament is a surprise. The course is a fair test of golf that will challenge all parts of their games, and they will do all of that in what has quickly become one of the best courses in this part of the world, “said Jack Warfield, President of PGA TOUR Latin America.
The PGA TOUR predicts that each of the four qualifying tournaments will have 120 players disputing their affiliation to the PGA TOUR Latin America.
Original in Portuguese at CBG Golfe Brasil