(a) The leading 66 players from the 2002 European Seniors Tour Exemption Categories List who enter
(b) The leading 20 players from the 2002 PGA Senior Club Professionals Championship (not otherwise exempt) who enter. Ties in the PGA Senior Club Professionals Championship will be decided by a card play-off.
(c) Up to 8 invitations to be agreed between the sponsor and the European Seniors Tour/PGA.
(d) 3 places will be reserved for the leading 3 non-exempt players finishing in the top 10 from the preceding regular European Seniors Tour Order of Merit tournament. (Qualifying places will initially be reduced by 3, but will be returned if not utilised).
(e) Former winners of the PGA Seniors Championship and the PGA Championship.
(f) Any professional making the 36 hole cut and completing 72 holes in the 2002 Senior British Open Championship.
(g) The balance of the field to be determined by an 18 hole qualifying round on Tuesday, July 30.