Challenge Tour Order

Category 1

Winners of Regular Challenge Tour Ranking Tournaments (not invitational) listed on the 2017 and 2018 European Challenge Tour Schedule for one calendar year. This does not apply to winners who are in Categories 1 to 14 of the European Tour.

RankNameCountry
1Kim KOIVUFIN
1Winner TBC 2018 BARCLAYS KENYA OPENALB
2Lorenzo GAGLIITA
3Victor PEREZFRA
4Oscar LENGDENSWE
5Birgir HAFTHORSSONISL
6Robin SCIOT-SIEGRISTFRA
7Paul HOWARDENG
8Estanislao GOYAARG
9Joel SJÖHOLMSWE
10Garrick PORTEOUSENG
11Richard MCEVOYENG
12Oscar STARKSWE
13Martin WIEGELEAUT
14Joel GIRRBACHSUI

Category 3a

5 Invitations by the Challenge Tour

RankNameCountry
0. TBC
0. TBC
0. TBC
0. TBC
0. TBC

Category 3b

Top 10 from previous tournament

RankNameCountry
1. TBC
2. TBC
3. TBC
4. TBC

Category 5a

The leading 10 Players and ties from the 2017 European Tour Qualifying School

RankNameCountry
1Sam HORSFIELDENG
2Jacques KRUYSWIJKRSA
3Pontus WIDEGRENSWE
4Andrea PAVANITA
5Anders HANSENDEN
6Charlie FORDENG
7Jeff WINTHERDEN
8Kristoffer BROBERGSWE
9Josh GEARYNZL
10Mark FOSTERENG

Category 5b

Players in positions 102 to 111 inclusive on the final 2017 Race to Dubai Rankings.

RankNameCountry
105Bradley DREDGEWAL

Category 5c

Players finishing below 10th and tied and up to and including 25th and tied at the 2017 European Tour Qualifying School.

RankNameCountry
11Connor SYMESCO
12Pep ANGLESESP
13Gonzalo FERNANDEZ - CASTAÑOESP
14Laurie CANTERENG
15Sébastien GROSFRA
16Ross McGOWANENG
17Nico GEYGERCHI
19Sebastian HEISELEGER
20James HEATHENG
21Matthias SCHWABAUT
22Henric STUREHEDSWE
23Jonathan THOMSONENG
24Matthew BALDWINENG
25Ben EVANSENG
26Justin WALTERSRSA
27Marcel SCHNEIDERGER
28Christiaan BEZUIDENHOUTRSA
29Felipe AGUILARCHI
30Matthew NIXONENG
31Gavin MOYNIHANIRL
32Jazz JANEWATTANANONDTHA
33Christofer BLOMSTRANDSWE
100Espen KOFSTADNOR

Category 6

Players finishing in positions 112th to 127th inclusive on the final 2017 Race to Dubai Rankings, ranked alternately with Players finishing in positions 16 - 30 inclusive on the final 2017 Road to Oman Rankings.

RankNameCountry
1Florian FRITSCHGER
3Johan CARLSSONSWE
5Paul PETERSONUSA
7Kevin NAUSA
8Julien QUESNEFRA
9Daan HUIZINGNED
10Rikard KARLBERGSWE
12Bernd RITTHAMMERGER
13Christopher MIVISBEL
14Jens FAHRBRINGSWE
15Nick CULLENAUS
16Alejandro CAÑIZARESESP
17Tom MURRAYENG
18Thomas LINARDFRA
19Adrian MERONKPOL

Category 6a

Medical exemption

RankNameCountry
1Ben STOWENG

Category 7

Players finishing 128th – 147th on the final 2017 Race to Dubai Rankings

RankNameCountry
131Duncan STEWARTSCO
132Joël STALTERFRA
133Anirban LAHIRIIND
135Tom LEWISENG
138José-Filipe LIMAPOR
140Alexander KNAPPEGER
144Gary STALFRA
147Nathan KIMSEYENG

Category 7a

Medical exemption

RankNameCountry
1Seve BENSONENG

Category 8

Players finishing 31st – 45th on final 2017 Road to Oman Rankings

RankNameCountry
32Mikael LUNDBERGSWE
34Grant FORRESTSCO
35Oliver LINDELLFIN
39Matt FORDENG
40Nicolai VON DELLINGSHAUSENGER
42Morten Ørum MADSENDEN
43Mark TULLOCHI
44Jarand Ekeland ARNOYNOR

Category 9

Players who made the 72hole cut but finished below 25th place and tied at the 2017 European Tour Qualifying School.

RankNameCountry
34Marcus ARMITAGEENG
35Óscar SERNAMEX
36Christian BRAEUNIGGER
37Marco ITENSUI
38Chris LLOYDENG
41Robert MACINTYRESCO
42Eirik Tage JOHANSENNOR
43Hugo LEONCHI
45Johan EDFORSSWE
47David LAWSCO
49Kristian Krogh JOHANNESSENNOR
50Joachim B. HANSENDEN
51Jack MUNROAUS
54Steve WEBSTERENG
55Scott HENRYSCO
57Anthony MICHAELRSA
58Steven TILEYENG
59Eunshin PARKKOR
60Stuart MANLEYWAL
61Matthew MILLARAUS
62Kalle SAMOOJAFIN
63Ruaidhri MCGEEIRL
64Philipp MEJOWGER
65Adri ARNAUSESP
66Scott VINCENTZIM
67Maarten LAFEBERNED
70Paul MADDYENG
71Simon KHANENG
72Jeppe Pape HULDAHLDEN
73Ashley HALLAUS

Category 10

Players finishing in positions 46th - 70th inclusive on the final 2017 Road to Oman Rankings

RankNameCountry
46Jack DOHERTYSCO
47Max ORRINENG
48Francesco LAPORTAITA
49Alessandro TADINIITA
50Ricardo SANTOSPOR
51Jack SENIORENG
56Borja VIRTOESP
60Simon FORSSTRÖMSWE
61Dominic FOOSGER
62Reinier SAXTONNED
63Mathieu FENASSEFRA
64Martin OVESENDEN
68Cormac SHARVINNIR
69Michael HOEYNIR
70Ross KELLETTSCO

Category 11

Players finishing in positions 148th - 172nd inclusive on the final 2017 Race to Dubai Rankings.

RankNameCountry
149Trevor FISHER JNRRSA
150Eduardo DE LA RIVAESP
151Romain LANGASQUEFRA
157Sam WALKERENG
159Magnus A CARLSSONSWE
162Niclas FASTHSWE
165Sebastian SODERBERGSWE

Category 11a

Medical exemption

RankNameCountry
1Chris DOAKSCO

Category 12

Players from 2017 European Tour Categories 1-5, 10-14 and 16 only, finishing below 172nd position on the 2017 Race to Dubai Rankings

RankNameCountry
1Damien PERRIERFRA
2Simon DYSONENG
3Nathan HOLMANAUS

Category 12a

Medical exemption

RankNameCountry
1Edouard ESPAÑAFRA

Category 13

The leading 5 Players to a limit of 10th place, not otherwise exempt, from each recognised Satellite Tour final 2017 Order of Merit

RankNameCountry
1Max SCHMITTGER
2Axel BOASSONISL
3Åke NILSSONSWE
4Lukas NEMECZAUT
5Antoine ROZNERFRA
6Minkyu KIMKOR
7Robbie VAN WESTNED
8Jonathan CALDWELLNIR
9Stanislav MATUSCZE
10Christopher FELDBORG NIELSENSWE
11Pedro FIGUEIREDOPOR
12Nick MARSHENG
13Lars VAN MEIJELNED
14Ugo COUSSAUDFRA
15Robin ROUSSELFRA
16Ben PARKERENG
17Niklas LEMKESWE
18Adam CHAPMANENG
19Victor Gebhard ØSTERBYDEN
20James ADAMSENG

Category 14a

Medical Exemption

RankNameCountry
1Joshua WHITEENG
2Mads SØGAARDDEN

Category 16

Players from 2017 European Tour Categories 17 to 18, finishing below 172nd position on the final 2017 Race to Dubai Rankings, who participated in a minimum of 70% of their playing opportunities on the 2017 European Tour Official Season and have also participated in the 2017 European Tour Qualifying School.

RankNameCountry
186Jaco AHLERSRSA
191Anton KARLSSONSWE
216Richard FINCHENG
250Gary KINGENG

Category 17

Players finishing in positions 121st - 150th on the final 2017 Challenge Tour Rankings.

RankNameCountry
121James MAWENG
123Gary BOYDENG
124Daniel FOXAUS
125Christian ARONSENNOR
126Alvaro VELASCOESP
129Adrien BERNADETFRA
131Jamie ABBOTTENG
133Edouard DUBOISFRA
134Mario GALIANO AGUILARESP
135Niklas Norgaard MØLLERDEN
136Gary HURLEYIRL
137James ALLANENG
138Mark LASKEYWAL
139Nicolo RAVANOITA
140Brinson PAOLINIUSA
141Emilio CUARTERO BLANCOESP
142Oliv ROZNERFRA
143Jaakko MAKITALOFIN
145Clément BERARDOFRA
146Niklas LINDSTROMSWE
147Filippo BERGAMASCHIITA
148Mathew PERRYNZL
149Pablo MARTIN BENAVIDESESP
150Harry CASEYENG

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