The Announcement Date for the GC World Championship, to be held 30th July to 7th August 2022 at the Sussex County Croquet Club, Sussex, England is 31st March 2022.
The Management Committee have agreed the following allocation of places for this 64 person event.
Capacity = 64
The Management Committee are pleased to offer Blake Fields (USA) and Jack Good (England) the two available wild cards. All the criteria were considered, but the main basis of selection was per Sports Regulations Appendix 3, clause 2.1.1, 'the encouragement of young players or players showing exceptional promise of future development'.
The 20 Ranking Places have been awarded to the following players, based on the Initial Ranking List dated 17th March 2022. This is based on their Max DG ranking over 24 months as per Sports Regulations Appendix 2, clause 2.3 (and the Temporary Amendment extending the time frame from 12 to 24 months).
Ranking Places Awarded
Ahmed El Mahdy
Players are advised that entry fees become due on 10th June 2022. Details of how and when to pay will be emailed out to players after the Closing date 8th May.
Members should send the Secretary-General the names of players to be nominated for their Member Places by 8th May 2022. Some Members have already notified the names of their nominees - please note that these can be changed up to the above deadline.
Replacement Ranking List
If any players drop out of the event between now and 13th June 2022 their space will be taken by players on the Replacement Ranking List. After this date, any places returned will result in additional places awarded through the Qualifying Event.
The Replacement Ranking List will be generated fresh on the relevant day (the date a space becomes available) using the same Max DG over 24 months basis. Given that games are being played every day this list may change. However, for information only, the list below shows the current Top 10 players as at 17.3.22. These players are NOT in the event.
Order of Replacement Ranking Places as at 17.3.22
Stuart M Smith