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
1Oliver WILSONENG
2Romain LANGASQUEFRA
3Calum HILLSCO
4Darius VAN DRIELNED
5Ben STOWENG
6Marcel SCHNEIDERGER
7Minkyu KIMKOR
8Dimitrios PAPADATOSAUS
9Oscar LENGDENSWE

Category 5a

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

RankNameCountry
1Espen KOFSTADNOR
1Kristoffer BROBERGSWE

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
2Tom MURRAYENG
3Jinho CHOIKOR
4Max ORRINENG
5Callum SHINKWINENG
6Daan HUIZINGNED
8Joel GIRRBACHSUI
9Adam BLANDAUS
10Eirik Tage JOHANSENNOR
11Matteo MANASSEROITA
12Michael HOEYNIR
13Matthew NIXONENG
14José-Filipe LIMAPOR
15Paul PETERSONUSA
16Jack SENIORENG
18Connor SYMESCO
20Bryson DECHAMBEAUUSA
21Anirban LAHIRIIND
22Christofer BLOMSTRANDSWE

Category 6a

Medical exemption

RankNameCountry
1Julien QUESNEFRA
2Jens FAHRBRINGSWE

Category 7

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

RankNameCountry
134Austin CONNELLYCAN
135Grégory HAVRETFRA
136Phachara KHONGWATMAITHA
138Seungsu HANUSA
139Yuta IKEDAJPN
140Marcus FRASERAUS
142Brett RUMFORDAUS
143Sébastien GROSFRA
144Soomin LEEKOR
145Oliver FARRWAL
146Andrew DODTAUS
147Jonathan THOMSONENG
148Ryan EVANSENG
149Lasse JENSENDEN
151Pedro ORIOLESP
153Henric STUREHEDSWE
154Laurie CANTERENG
155Marcel SIEMGER

Category 7a

Medical exemption

RankNameCountry
1Seve BENSONENG

Category 8

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

RankNameCountry
32Nico GEYGERCHI
36Ewen FERGUSONSCO
37Marco ITENSUI
40Philipp MEJOWGER
41Borja VIRTOESP
42Steven TILEYENG
43Simon FORSSTRÖMSWE
44Ross McGOWANENG
45Antoine ROZNERFRA

Category 9

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

RankNameCountry
28Martin SIMONSENDEN
29Joseph DEANENG
30Duncan STEWARTSCO
31Cormac SHARVINNIR
32Josh GEARYNZL
35Berry HENSONUSA
36Christian BRAEUNIGGER
37Raphaël DE SOUSASUI
38Ugo COUSSAUDFRA
39Anton WEJSHAGSWE
40Mathieu FENASSEFRA
41Alexander KNAPPEGER
43David BOOTEWAL
44Chris HANSONENG
45Clément BERARDOFRA
50Anders HANSENDEN
51Pep ANGLESESP
56Bryce EASTONRSA
60Grégory BOURDYFRA
61Scott FERNANDEZESP
62David COOKEUSA
63Craig ROSSSCO
64Christian GLOETDEN
66Nick MCCARTHYENG
70Nicolai TINNINGDEN
71Paul MADDYENG
72Aaron COCKERILLCAN
73Robin DAWSONIRL
74Eduardo DE LA RIVAESP
75Emilio CUARTERO BLANCOESP
76Jamie ABBOTTENG
77Hugues JOANNESBEL

Category 9a

Medical exemption

RankNameCountry
1Maarten LAFEBERNED
2Chris LLOYDENG

Category 10

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

RankNameCountry
46Wil BESSELINGNED
47Damien PERRIERFRA
48Adrian MERONKPOL
49Scott HENRYSCO
50Marcus ARMITAGEENG
51Matt FORDENG
52Francesco LAPORTAITA
53Thomas LINARDFRA
55Nicolai VON DELLINGSHAUSENGER
57Jeppe Pape HULDAHLDEN
59Mark Flindt HAASTRUPDEN
60Nathan KIMSEYENG
61Oliver BEKKERRSA
62Robin SCIOT-SIEGRISTFRA
63Jérôme LANDO CASANOVAFRA
64Joel SJÖHOLMSWE
65Ruaidhri MCGEEIRL
66Martin OVESENDEN
67Ben ECCLESAUS
68Reinier SAXTONNED
70Garrick PORTEOUSENG
156Daniel BROOKSENG

Category 11

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

RankNameCountry
157Scott VINCENTZIM
161Charlie FORDENG
163Richard BLANDENG
164Matthew BALDWINENG
165Felipe AGUILARCHI
167Rak hyun CHOKOR
171Jordan ZUNICAUS
176Jazz JANEWATTANANONDTHA
179Jason NORRISAUS

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
1Chase KOEPKAUSA
2Bradley NEILSCO
3Daniel IMUSA
4Carlos PIGEMESP

Category 13a

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RankNameCountry
1Mark YOUNGENG

Category 14

Players finishing in positions 71st to 120th inclusive on the final 2017 Challenge Tour Rankings.

RankNameCountry
2Sebastian HEISELEGER
3Pontus WIDEGRENSWE

Category 14a

Medical Exemption

RankNameCountry
1Mark FOSTERENG

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
79Gary KINGENG
80Dale WHITNELLENG
81Matias CALDERONCHI
84Birgir HAFTHORSSONISL
88Sebastian GARCIA RODRIGUEZESP
89Pelle EDBERGSWE
91Evan HOLMESCAN
92James RUTHENG
93JC RITCHIERSA
94Allen JOHNGER
94Allen JOHNGER
96James HEATHENG
97Simon DYSONENG
99Will ENEFERENG
105Ben HUTCHINSON (AM)ENG
108Steve WEBSTERENG
114James ROSSSCO
116Andrew WILSONENG
117Richard GREENAUS
118Toby HUNTWAL
122John CATLINUSA
123Trevor FISHER JNRRSA
125Richard FINCHENG
126John PARRYENG
129Richard JOUVENFRA
133Mark LASKEYWAL
135Daniel YOUNGSCO
139Jorge FERNANDEZ-VALDESARG
140Andrew WILLEYENG
142Frederik DREIERDEN
144Jean-Paul STRYDOMRSA
149Joao CARLOTAPOR
153Sihwan KIMUSA

Category 17

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

RankNameCountry
121Christopher FELDBORG NIELSENSWE
122Lars VAN MEIJELNED
124Niklas Norgaard MØLLERDEN
125James ADAMSENG
126Chris DOAKSCO
127Edouard ESPAÑAFRA
128Estanislao GOYAARG
129Åke NILSSONSWE
130Enrico DI NITTOITA
131Jurrian VAN DER VAARTNED
132Mikael LUNDBERGSWE
133Björn HELLGRENSWE
135Callum TARRENENG
136Harry CASEYENG
137Dermot MCELROYNIR
139James ERKENBECKUSA
140Robbie VAN WESTNED
141Mario GALIANO AGUILARESP
142Daniel BROWNENG
143Alfie PLANTENG
144Martin KESKARIGER
145Jack DOHERTYSCO
147Óscar SERNAMEX
148Juan SARASTIESP
150Alexander WENNSTAMSWE

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