Q School First Stage Final Results for Asia Course
Malaga (Spain), December 17, 2019 – With played completed on the Asiacourse ofLa Cala Resort, the final 31 qualifiers for the Final Stage of the Alps Tour 2019 Qualifying School have been confirmed.
Top of the leader board was a clean sweep for France with three amateurs positioned first, second and third. Théo Brizard finished on top with a -7 (137) for his two rounds followed by Oscar Desclaux -5 (139) and Thibault Santigny -4 (140).
A total of 75 players have qualified for the Final Stage; 29 players from the Americacourse and 15 from the Europa course who qualified yesterday and the 31 Asia course qualifiers of today. They join the 66 players with exemptions who automatically qualified directly for the Final Stage to give a field of 144 players.
It is a truly international field that will take to the fairways on Thursday 19th December with a total of 26 nationalities. The European continent has a strong showing with 31 Spanish, 27 French, 20 Italian and 12 Austrian players whilst the United Kingdom has 18 participants. The countries of origin span the world from New Zealand to North America.
The field of 144 players will all play two rounds; one each on both the Asia and America Courses on 19th and 20th December.
After these 36 holes, the field will then be cut to the leading 65 players, and those players tied on the final qualifying place score, who will then play one further round on the Asia course on 21st December.
At the end of the 54 holes the 35 top scoring players, plus those tied on the final qualifying place score, will be eligible for full membership of the Alps Tour for the 2020 season (Category 6).
Those players who made the cut of 65 and who finish in 36th to 65th position will be eligible for membership in Category 8 of the Alps Tour for the 2020 season. Whilst those finishing from 66th to 144th position will be eligible for Category 9 membership. These last two categories will be reranked mid-season according to their official Money Winnings on the Alps Tour Order of Merit 2020.
Weather conditions for the Final Stage look rather damp with rain forecast from Thursday through Saturday. But that shouldn’t dampen the spirits of the multi-national field of golfers all highly motivated to go out and get their place on the 2020 Alps Tour.