The 2018 Qualifying School took place at the Irene Country Club.
The “Q-School” was open to all amateur & professional golfers who have attained the age of 50 years & for those who turn 50 by the 31st July 2018. (For entrants who turn 50 between the 20th January & the 31st July 2018, they will only be eligible to participate in tournaments once they have turned 50 years of age.)
Dates: 18th & 19th January 2018
Venue: Irene Country Club
All players who fell outside the top 40 of the 2017 Order of Merit are required to participate in order to obtain/retain their playing cards for 2018.
Players who finished in positions 31-40 may also enter in order to improve their ranking.
The top 10 (1-10) will receive their full playing cards, the next 10 (11-20) will receive alternate cards.
The overall winner at the end of the two round tournament, was Gary Thompson from Zimbabwe on 5 under par (70,69). The top 10 was closely contested as the results below show.