We are pleased to announce that, as from January 1st 2005, a European Amateur Ranking for Ladies and Men will officially be launched.
The conditions will be as follows:
Number of Tournaments to be counted:
18 tournaments for Men and 15 for Ladies divided in three/two bands.
|Band 1||British Amateur||Ladies' British Amateur|
|European Individual||European Ladies' Individual|
|Spanish Ladies' International|
|Band 2||Spanish International||None|
|St Andrews Links Trophy|
|Band 3||3 tournaments (open events) chosen by each of the 4 Zones|
• Points are distributed to the 20 first players.
|Band 1||from 100 points for the 1st||to 15 points for the 20th|
|Band 2||from 80 points for the 1st||to 10 points for the 20th|
|Band 3||from 60 points for the 1st||to 1 point for the 20th|
Extra points awarded:
Selection in the St Andrews Trophy (Continental or GB&I)
Selection in the Michael Bonallack Trophy (European Team)
Play 4 rounds
Selection in the Vagliano Trophy 50 points
For Ladies & Men:
A Maximum of 2 best USA College Tournaments will count within this choice:
NCAA Division One
Points Band 1
Points Band 2
Calculation of ranking:
• The ranking will be calculated up to the best of 4 events.
• Results will be published on our website after each counting Championship.