2023 GC Over 50’s Championship Ranking Places Announcement

The 2023 GC Over 50's World Championship is due to be held in Western Australia between Saturday 14th October 2023 to Saturday 21st October 2023.

The Allocation date for this Championship was 29th March 2023. The Management Committee have agreed the following allocation of places for this 48 person event:

20 Full Member Places
4 Associate Member Places
4 Qualifier Places
20 Ranking Places

Ranking Places: The 20 Ranking Places have been awarded to the players in the file below, based on the Initial Ranking List dated end of 29th March 2023. This is based on their Max DG ranking over 12 months as per Sports Regulations Appendix 2, clause 2.3.

Age Restriction! Members and Players are reminded that all entrants for this event must be over 50 on the start date of the event.

Sports Regulations - Clause 5.1.6.  A player may compete in an Event subject to a minimum age limit if they have attained the minimum age on the first day of the Event.

The file below includes 3 tabs: i) a breakdown of places by country; ii) a listing of those awarded a Ranking Place; and iii) the Replacement Ranking List as at 29.3.23

Over 50's Breakdown by Country and Ranking Places as at 29th March 2023

Members are recommended to download this file to check the number of places they have been awarded, and to advise their players.

Entry Fees: Players are advised that the entry fee of £136 should be paid by 12th June 2023 at the latest. Details of how and when to pay will be emailed out to players via their Members after the Closing date of 12th May, once the Member Places have also been allocated.

Player Information and Bio’s: these will be due on 10th June 2023. Information on how to send this will be provided after the Closing Date. Players are reminded that it is a condition of entry to provide this information when requested.

Member Places notification: Members should send the Secretary-General the names of players to be nominated for their Member Places by 12th May 2023 at the latest. Some Members have already notified the names of their nominees - please note that these can be changed up to the above deadline.

Withdrawals: The cut-off date for this event is 27th August 2023. If players with a Member Place drop out before this date, Members have 14 days (or until 27th August) to nominate a replacement. After this, the place reverts to a Replacement Ranking Place. If players with a Ranking Place drop out before this date, the highest ranked player on the Replacement Ranking list will be awarded the place. After the 27th August 2023, any places returned will result in additional places awarded through the Qualifying Event to be held in Western Australia between 8-11 October 2023.