SECOND QUALIFYING STAGE

Second Qualifying Tournament will be held at 5 venues. Approximately 95 players are expected to participate at each venue for the Second Qualifying Stage. The number of players who will advance to the Third Qualifying Stage from each site will be determined so that each site has the same ratio of participating players qualifying at each venue. The number of qualifiers to advance to the Third Qualifying Stage will be announced prior to the commencement of the Qualifying Tournament.

Eligibility

  • Qualifiers from the 2022 First Qualifying Stage.
  • Players who participated in the Third Qualifying Stage of the 2021 Qualifying Tournament.
  • Players who were exempt for the Tour Tournaments for at least one year in accordance with Section 10 of the Tournament Regulations during the past five (5) seasons (2016~2020-21).
  • Winners of a Tour Tournament in the past five (5) seasons (2016~2020-21).
  • The top five (5) available players to a floor of 30th position on the PGA Tour of Australasia Order of Merit in the 2021 season, excluding the top three (3) available players to a floor of 15th position who are eligible for the Third Qualifying Stage.
  • The top five (5) available players to a floor of 30th position on the Sunshine Tour Order of Merit in the 2021/22, excluding the top three (3) available players to a floor of 15th position who are eligible for the Third Qualifying Stage.
  • The top five (5) available players to a floor of 30th position on the 2022 Asian Tour Order of Merit, excluding the top three (3) available players to a floor of 15th position who are eligible for the Third Qualifying Stage (as of June 27th, 2022).
  • Winners of the Japan Amateur Golf Championship, the Japan Collegiate Golf Championship, or the Low Amateur of the Japan Open Golf Championship in the past two years (2020~21).
  • The top three (3) available players to a floor of 30th position on the current year’s World Amateur Golf Ranking, excluding the top three (3) available players to a floor of 15th position who are eligible for the Third Qualifying Stage (as of August 8th, 2022).
  • Top 10 finishers (including ties) of the 2022 “PGA of Japan’s Qualification Pro Test for Tournament Player”.
  • Members of the Japan Golf Association National Team in the 2022.
  • Winner of the 2022 Japan Junior Golf Championship (Boys’ 15-17 Division).
  • Other players approved by JGTO.

Dates and Play style, Venues

  • Date: From Tuesday, OCT 25th to Friday OCT 28th, 2022 (4days)
    Designated Practice day: Monday, OCT 24th, 2022 (1day)

    1.[A] Taiheiyo Club Mashiko PGA Course (Tochigi) TEL:0285-72-8231
    2.[C] Horai Country Club (Tochigi) TEL:0287-37-4114
  • Date: From Tuesday, NOV 8th to Friday NOV 11th, 2022 (4days)
    Designated Practice day: Monday, NOV 7th, 2022 (1day)

    3.[B] Golf 5 Country Sunny Field (Ibaraki) TEL:0295-55-3232
    4.[B] Shimonoseki Golden Golf Club (Yamaguchi) TEL:083-282-2311
  • Date: From Tuesday, NOV 15h to Friday NOV 18th, 2022 (4days)
    Designated Practice day: Monday, NOV 14th, 2022 (1day)

    5.[C] Kumamoto-chuo Country Club (Kumamoto) TEL:096-293-3300

*A:With caddy (You can play with your private caddy and cannot play without caddy)
B:Without caddy (You can play with your private caddy. Use the remote control cart)
C:Without caddy (You can play with your private caddy. Use the cart to drive by yourself)

Format

  • 72 holes stroke play (18 holes on each day for 4 days).
  • After 72 holes, leading players from each venue will proceed to the Third Qualifying Stage.
  • The passage rank of players who will proceed to the Third Qualifying Stage will be determined based on the ratio of participants at each venue and an announcement will be posted on the notice board located at each venue prior to the commencement of the tournament.
  • In case of ties, the results of 4th round shall be used to break the ties. If it is not determined by the scores of the 4th round, 3rd round, 2nd round, 1st round, 4th round 18th hole scores, 17th hole scores and so on will be used as a tiebreaker.

Entry fee

220,000 yen
(inclusive of 20,000 yen consumption tax)
*Exemption for the Qualifiers from the 2022 First Qualifying Stage.

Application acceptance period and application terms

※Witten Entry
From Wednesday, AUG 10th, to Thursday, SEP 8th, 2022
(Any application with the date of mailing indicated by the postmark on the envelope being SEP 8th will be accepted.)
*Applications will be accepted on a first come, first served basis delivered to JGTO after the date of acceptance of accepting applications. Any applications received prior to the first day of accepting applications will be deemed to have been received on the second day of accepting applications.
*The payment for the entry fee is accepted prior to the entry date.

※Web Entry
From Wednesday, AUG 10th 10:00:00AM, to Thursday, SEP 8th 23:59:59PM, 2022
*The deadline of the application for the Second Qualifying Stage eligibility category

(1) 5,6,7 is Monday, July 11, 2022. (Any application with the date of mailing indicated by the postmark on the envelope being July 11, 2022 will be accepted.

How to apply to participate in JGTO Qualifying Tournaments

Remittance information

※Written Entry (Bank transfer only)
SUMITOMO MITSUI BANKING CORPORATIN, HONTEN Branch
Account Number: 4860764
Name of Account Holder: Japan Golf Tour Organization
Swift Code: SMBCJPJT
Bank Address: 1-1-2 Marunouchi Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 105-0005 Japan
* If you remit form the outside Japan, a transfer commission is charged also at the bank there and the bank in Japan. Ask a bank there about the transfer commission and add the charge when you transfer your entry fee.

※Web Entry
Credit card payment only

Dates & Venue Confirmation

The tournament date, venue, confirmation number will be issued after the respective entry deadlines are closed and announce on Player My Page and JGTO Homepage no later than SEP 22th 2022. See 5.Regulations.

Withdrawal Deadline

5 PM on Monday, OCT 17th, 2022. See 5.Regulations.

2022 ENTRY

  • First Qualifying Tournament
    6/15(Wed)~ 7/11(Mon)
    (postmarked valid on the day)
  • Second Qualifying Tournament
    8/10(Wed)~ 9/8(Thu)
    (postmarked valid on the day)
  • Third Qualifying Tournament
    9/21(Wed)~ 10/17(Mon)
    (postmarked valid on the day)
  • Final Qualifying Tournament
    10/17(Mon)~ 11/28(Mon)
    (postmarked valid on the day)

2022 SCHEDULE




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