Information about Mercedes-Benz Matchplay – by Ejner Hessel June 25th-28th 2013 at Stenballegaard, Horsens, Denmark

PLEASE NOTE THAT MERCEDES-BENZ SUPPLIES COURTESY CARS BETWEEN THE OFFICIAL HOTEL OPUS HORSENS AND THE CLUB.

The tournament is played as Matchplay from June 25th-28th  with a 18 hole Stroke play qualifier on Tuesday June 25th.

How are the players picked?:

  • The qualifier field limit is 156 players (close-of-entry June 12th at 12.00)
  • The main tournament field limit is 64 players (48 seeded players + 16 qualifiers)
    • At registration deadline (June 22nd at 18.00) the best 48 ranked players (after category system) will be seeded for the main event
      • The cut-off point on the entry list indicates the 48 seeded players
      • The rest (a maximum of 156 players) is playing the qualification on June 25th
    • The seeded players are selected in order from the following categories:
      • Cat 1, Cat 2, Cat 3, Cat 4, Cat 6, Cat 7, Cat 8, Cat 9, Cat 10, Cat 11 (No seeded spot available for wildcards and Cat 5)
    • The seeded players MUST play the Monday Pro-Am
      • If a seeded player denies he must play the qualifier. NO exceptions.
    • 16 best placed players from the Qualification will qualify for the main event
      • In case of ties there will be a sudden death play off

The category system for Mercedes-Benz Matchplay:

  • Category 5 will NOT give access to the tournament.
  • You find the ECCO Tour ranking system here.
  • The cut off point will be for the first 48 players, who will be seeded, given their participation in the Pro-Am.

What is the entry fee?

  • The entry fee for the Qualifier is 100 Euro
  • The 16 players who qualify for the main event will have to pay an additional 125 Euro.
  • The 48 seeded players must pay the normal fee of 225 Euros

Tournament name: Mercedes-Benz Matchplay- by Ejner Hessel

Venue: Stensballegaard Golf Club, Bygaden 70, 8700 Horsens, DK, +45 75 65 80 18

Venue Website: www.stensballegaardgolf.dk

Official Hotel: Hotel Opus – +45 76 25 72 00. See info sheet for booking.

Courtesy Cars: Mercedes-Benz supplies courtesy cars to/from the official hotel

Programme:

  • Sunday June 23rd: Practice rounds – booking at the club
  • Monday June 24th: Pro-Am morning and afternoon (Seeded players MUST play to obtain seeding)
  • Tuesday June 25th: Qualifying Round (Strokeplay 18 holes) for all NOT seeded players – 16 spots available
  • Wednesday June 26th: Round of 64 in the morning / Round of 32 in the afternoon
  • Thursday June 27th: Round of 16 in the morning / Round of 8 in the afternoon
  • Friday June 28th: Round of 4 in the morning / Final + 3rd Place match in afternoon

Breakdown: 50.000 Euro (1 round losers are guaranteed 150 Euros)

Plc. % DKK Euros Remarks
1 20 75.000 10.000 Winner
2 12 45.000 6.000 Runner-Up
3 8 30.000 4.000 3rd Place Winner
4 6 22.500 3.000 3rd Place Loser
5-8 3 11.250 1.500 Round of 8 Loser
9-16 2 7.500 1.000 Round of 16 Loser
17-32 1 3.750 500 Round of 32 Loser
33-64 0,3 1.125 150 Round of 64 Loser

 

 

 

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