The Tournament Format
The tournament will be played over 54 holes of strokeplay on a betterball basis with an 18 hole round being played each day. Two competitions will run concurrently with the professionals competing for the individual Invitational Championship as well as the Individual Team Championship.
The maximum field will comprise of 60 Professionals with 60 Amateurs in teams of two playing three courses on three days commencing Thursday 2nd November 2017 at the North Course.
The second round will be played on Friday 3rd November on The Laranjal Course and the third round will be played on the Saturday 4th November on The South Course.
There will not be a cut.
Tee times will be allocated at each course and play will be from the championship tees for the professionals and the competition tees for the amateurs.
Amateur handicaps will be calculated using the EGA Handicap Slope System for each course and the amateurs will receive a 90% stroke allowance of their official handicap.
Each professional must register with the PGAs of Europe and any decisions as to eligibility will be decided solely by the PGAs of Europe.