Terms and Conditions
The competition will be played in accordance with the Rules of Golf as laid down by the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews.
The BMW Golf Cup International is open to amateur golfers aged 21 years and over.
To be eligible for qualification players must be members of a recognised Golf Club and hold a CONGU competition handicap. Society and
online handicaps are not permitted.
Play will be Individual Stableford. Competitors will receive their full handicap and play will be divided into three categories:
- Men: 0-12 handicap inclusive
- Men: 13-28 handicap inclusive
- Ladies: 0-28 handicap inclusive
Golfers with a handicap higher than 28 may still play in the event, but subject to this maximum.
Ladies will play off their own tees and calculate points according to the ladies Stroke Index and Par.
Handicaps will be checked on the CONGU Central Handicap Database and the BMW Golf Team reserve the right to contact a player’s home club for handicap verification and playing history if required.
Having qualified in one category, should a player’s handicap alter, they will compete in the following round of the tournament to their new handicap and in the relevant category.
Should any player qualifying for the UK or World Final be unable to attend, his or her place will be offered to the next best score in the relevant category.
All decisions on the rules will be settled by the organisers. Their decision is final.
In attending any stage of the Tournament, you (and if applicable, those who accompany you) consent and acknowledge that BMW may use, in online and offline media, your and their photograph or video footage for promotional and marketing purposes, without notification or making any payment whatsoever.
The names of the qualifiers from the Regional Finals and winners from the UK Final will be made available on request in writing by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
All questions regarding this Tournament should be made by contacting the BMW Golf Team on 0118 932 4245 or by email at email@example.com
Play will be over 18 holes and the leading players from each category will qualify to the UK Final.
The number of players qualifying for the UK Final from each Regional Final will depend on the number of players competing in each handicap category.
Players qualifying for the UK Final must provide the organisers with proof of their handicap within two weeks of the Regional Final date.
BMW (UK) Ltd will provide the following for each player at Regional Finals:
- Green fees
- Arrival gifts
No accommodation is provided at Regional Finals and players are responsible for making their own travel arrangements.
UK Final - 20-22 September 2018
All qualifying players must bring an up-to-date handicap certificate to the UK Final.
Play will be over 18 holes of the Castle Course and the leading player in each handicap category will qualify to the World Final.
BMW (UK) Ltd will provide the following for each player at the UK Final:
- Two nights’ accommodation
- Green fees for practice & competition days
- On-course refreshments for practice & competition days
- Day One – Cocktail Reception & Welcome Dinner
- Day Two – Lunch, Champagne Reception & Presentation Dinner
- Arrival gifts
Players are responsible for making their own travel arrangements.
World Final - March 2019
The three UK Final category winners must provide the organisers with a full playing history prior to the event and bring an up-to-date handicap certificate to the World Final.
A participant who has previously qualified for and taken part in the World Final cannot qualify to play in the World Final in the future. They may still play in the Regional Finals and UK Final but if they are successful in the UK Final their place will go to the runner up in the relevant category.
BMW (UK) Ltd will provide the following expenses for the three winners at the World Final:
- Five nights’ accommodation
- Return flights from the United Kingdom
- Catering and beverages during formal functions
- Green fees for practice round and official competition rounds
Participants are responsible for making their own travel arrangements to and from the UK departure airport.
Payment will be taken by NGL Golf Consultancy Ltd on behalf of BMW Group UK. A VAT invoice can be provided on request.
Places will be secured by payment of the entry fee at the time of booking.
No refunds will be offered within 31 days of the Regional Final date.
Data provided will be held and used solely for event administration purposes and will, in part, only be shared
with other relevant service providers for the purpose of administering and fulfilling the Tournament.
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