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Everything you need to know about the Joburg Open 2016

13 January 2016
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Joburg Open 2016

Tournament name:

2016 Joburg Open

Venue:

Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club, Johannesburg, South Africa

Draw Sheet:

Alpha Draw List 

Draw for round 1 & 2

Tournament dates:

14 - 17 January 2016

Pro-am date:

Tuesday 12th January 2016

Sanctioned by:

The Joburg Open is co-sanctioned Order of Merit event on the PGA European Tour and Sunshine Tour.

Official practice round date:

Monday 11 January 2016

Tuesday 12 January 2016

Wednesday 13 January 2016

Pre- Qualifier:

Monday 11 January 2016

Pre-Q venue:

Huddle Park Golf Club

Prize money:

Total Prize money: € 1 300 000

Conditions of play

It will be a 72-hole stroke play championship with 18 holes played each day. The field will comprise 210 Professionals with 96 allocated to each Tour, and 9 invitations split 5 for Joburg Open in consultation with the Sunshine Tour and 4 for Joburg Open in consultation with the PGA European Tour, an allocation of 5 for players of colour and 4 allocations for Amateurs.

If a play-off is required, it will be a sudden death over the 18th hole.

Play will be in three-balls on the first two days off the 1st and 10th from both fields, and in two-balls on the last two days after the cut on the East Course. The cut will be 65 + ties.

Play will be in accordance with the Rules of Golf of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews, the PGA European Tour and the Sunshine Tour Tournament Rules.

Broadcast

Thursday 14-16:00 Friday 14:00-16:00

SS1 / SS1A / HD1

Friday 27 February 2015 12h30 – 16h30

SS1 / SS1A / HD1

Saturday 28 February 2015 12h30 - 16h30

SS1 / SS1A / HD1

Sunday 01 March 2015 12h30 - 16h30

SS1 / SS1A / HD1

Sponsors:

  • BMW
  • City of Joburg
  • Hilton Hotel
  • Primedia Outdoor
  • EOH
  • The Pro Shop
  • ProVantage
  • Just Water
  • Emirates
  • The Open Championship
  • LavAzza

Public access:

Tickets to the public will only be available online, from Monday 23 February – 01 March. The ticket prices are as follows:

Thursday, 26 February 2015 R50
Friday, 27 February 2015 R50
Saturday, 28 February 2015 R50
Sunday, 01 March 2015 R50
Full event ticket (valid for all 4 days) R100

Pensioners and children under the age of 16 - entrance is free

Public entrance ticket includes parking

Public parking:

Public parking will be available at Huddle Park. Please follow directional signage to the parking areas.

Public catering:

Public catering will be available during the tournament. The main public catering facility is located in the marquee next to the tournament 1st fairway - East Course. A variety of meals, drinks and snacks will be available on sale.

Medical assistance:

Medical Assistance are on site for the duration of the tournament. The Medical Services are located in the public catering facility located in the marquee next to the tournament on the 1st fairway - East Course.

Sun block:

Please ensure you make take the necessary sun protection 

We look forward to having a fantastic few days of golf. Follow the hashtag #JoburgOpen10