The field for the tournament will be 156 players:
(a) The leading 7 Scottish professionals from the 2009 Scottish Region PGA Order of Merit plus the current Scottish PGA Champion. (If he is already exempt then it will be the leading 8 from the above Order of Merit).
(b) A maximum of 2 amateurs.
(c) The balance of the field will be completed in accordance with the 2010 European Tour Exemption Category list, excluding category 5.