A maximum of 126 players will compete. 72 holes strokeplay. After the first 36 holes the field will be cut to the leading 60 players and ties.
On Saturday the Volvo World Golf Challenge Finalists will play in the tournament, with one amateur playing with two professionals in each group. The professionals will continue to play individual strokeplay format, while the amateurs will play in a team competition with both professionals in their group forming their team. The best two scores of the three team members on each hole will count towards the team total. Sunday will be professionals only.
Thursday, Friday – two tee start. Saturday – one or two tee start TBC. Sunday – one tee start.