The 2023 DP World Tour Qualifying School schedule has been confirmed, which includes five new venues and a return to INFINITUM for its dramatic finale as professionals and amateurs from all over the world look to secure their place on Europe’s top tier.
Since its inception in 1976, DP World Tour Qualifying School has produced a host of Major Champions, World Number Ones and Ryder Cup stars including Colin Montgomerie, Sandy Lyle, Justin Rose and Miguel Ángel Jiménez.
Hopefuls from across the globe will once again compete through three stages of Qualifying School in 2023 as they attempt to earn a life-changing spot on the DP World Tour in 2024.
Millennium Golf in Beringen will become the first golf club in Belgium to host The Qualifying School, while four further new venues in Europe have been added to the schedule.
The DP World Tour Qualifying School will visit 14 venues from August to November and the Final Stage will again take place at Costa Dorada’s award-winning INFINITUM resort, one of the finest golf, leisure and real estate facilities in Europe.
Three of the five venues making their Qualifying School debuts will act as First Stage venues, including Millennium Golf Club in Belgium, Donnington Grove Golf Club in England and Royal Oak Golf Club in Denmark. First Stage will take place across nine venues in total, including a return to Rosebud Country Club in Australia, which made history last year as the first venue outside of Europe to hold a Qualifying School event.
Desert Springs Resort in Almeria and Isla Canela in Huelva return to the DP World Tour Qualifying School schedule as a Second Stage setting, along with two new Spanish venues; Golf Las Pinaillas in Albacete and Fontanals Golf Club in Girona.
Mike Stewart, DP World Tour Qualifying School Director, said: “We are incredibly proud to unveil our global schedule for the 2023 DP World Tour Qualifying School and we are excited to welcome five new venues.
“All 14 venues on our Qualifying School schedule will provide players with a true test and those that come through the rigorous three stage process will be ready to compete on the DP World Tour in 2024.
“DP World Tour Qualifying School offers professionals and amateurs a chance to achieve their dream of playing on the DP World Tour. As a global Tour we are thrilled that Rosebud Country Club returns as a First Stage venue to give that opportunity to players in the Asia-Pacific region.
“We are looking forward to returning to the stunning INFINITUM, which have hosted four successful editions of our finale and we are grateful for their help and hospitality. Through our collective partnership and teamwork, our players will be treated to a first-class event that will be eagerly anticipated on our schedule.”
Joaquín Mora Bertrán, INFINITUM’s Director of Golf, said: “We are delighted to be welcoming Qualifying School Final Stage, one of golf’s most famous events, back to INFINITUM.
“It has been an exciting year for INFINITUM, with the launch of Phase Two of our Real Estate project as well as the imminent transformation of our practice facilities to a Callaway Performance Centre.
“Our two 18-hole courses, the Lakes and the Hills – along with our popular nine-hole Ruins course – offer completely different, but equally enjoyable, challenges for golfers of all abilities which is why it has proven such a perfect venue for Qualifying School Final Stage.
“I am sure the 2023 edition will provide as much drama as in previous years and we very much look forward to working closely with Mike Stewart and the DP World Tour to produce another world-class event.”
The Final Stage of Qualifying School will take place at INFINITUM from November 10-15, 2023, where 156 players will compete over six rounds.
Each player will play two rounds at the Lakes Course and the Hills Course at INFINITUM, before the top 70 and ties play the final two rounds at the Lakes Course, with the top 25 and ties earning DP World Tour playing privileges for 2024.
Entries for the DP World Tour Qualifying School will open on Monday June 5. For further details please contact the Entries Department qsenquiries@europeantourgroup.
A full list of this year’s dates and locations are as follows:
August 29 – September 1
The Players Club, England
Rosebud Country Club (North Course), Victoria, Australia
Millenium Golf Club, Belgium
Arlandastad Golf, Sweden
Golfclub Schloss Ebreichsdorf, Austria
Bogogno Golf Resort, Italy
Donnington Grove Golf Club, England
Royal Oak Golf Club, Denmark
Golf d’Hardelot, Les Pins, France
Desert Springs Resort, Almeria, Spain
Isla Canela, Huelva, Spain
Golf Las Pinaillas, Albacete, Spain
Fontanals Golf Club, Girona, Spain
INFINITUM, Tarragona, Spain
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