Golf Queensland is pleased to announce the addition of two regional amateur qualifying events for this year's Isuzu Queensland Open.
The gross winner of Golf North Queensland Men's Open and the gross winner of the City of Rockhampton Men's Open will both be given an exemption into the main field of this year's Isuzu Queensland Open.
Golf North Queensland Men's Open – Saturday 30th April and Sunday 1st May 2016
Venue: Rowes Bay Golf Club
Winner: Luke Morrissy
City of Rockhampton Men's Open – Saturday 30th April and Sunday 1st May 2016
Venue: Rockhampton Golf Club
Winner: Michael Neaton
After consultation with the Districts it was decided that these two 36 hole stroke play opens would serve as excellent amateur qualifying events for the Isuzu Queensland Open.
"To have the addition of two regional qualifying events is a win for both the players competing in the regional areas and the Isuzu Queensland Open," Tournament Director, Isuzu Queensland Open Luke Bates said.
"It is hoped that the allocation of an exemption to each winner will spark further interest in these regional events and also the Isuzu Queensland Open."
"We must thank the Far North Queensland Golf Association, Golf NQ and Golf CQ for their assistance in organising these regional qualifiers for 2016.
In 2015, over 330 competitors entered the Isuzu Queensland Open which after pre-qualifying saw 120 players tee it up at Brookwater Golf and Country Club.
In addition to the regional qualifying events the following State Championships will also provide winners with an exemption into the 2016 Isuzu Queensland Open.
• 2015 Greg Norman Junior Masters
• 2016 Queensland Boy's Amateur Championship
o Bargara Golf Club – June 28 to July 01
• 2016 Men's Stroke Play Championship – Click here to enter
o Pacific Harbour Golf Club – 28 to 30 August
• 2016 Men's Queensland Amateur Championship – Click here to enter
o Pacific Harbour Golf Club – 01 to 02 September
• 2016 Keperra Bowl – Click here to enter
o Keperra Golf Club – 11 to 14 October
The Isuzu Queensland Open will be contested at The Brisbane Golf Club from Thursday 20th October to Sunday 23 October 2016.