The field for the event will be 126 players:
(a) Players ranked within the top 50 of the OWGR as of Monday 6th September 2010.
(b) A maximum of 4 Portuguese professionals as nominated in agreement with the Portuguese Golf Federation and PGA of Portugal.
(c) 8 Sponsor Invitations
(d) 2 Amateurs
(e) The balance of the field will be completed in accordance with the 2010 European Tour Exemption Category list, excluding Categories 4 and 5.