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2022 ISPS Handa World Invitational Presented by Aviv Clinics, Spectator FAQs 

2022 ISPS Handa World Invitational Presented by Aviv Clinics, Spectator FAQs 

Tournament Format

*Date: *Thursday 11 August – Sunday 14 August 2022

Field: 264 players (132 women and 132 men)


The tournament will be a 72-hole stroke play event.

The field will play one round on each of the first two days, after which the leading 60 players in each field (and those who tie for 65th place) will go forward to the third round. There will then be a cut at the end of the third day to the leading 35 players in each field.

In the event of a tie for the first place there will be a hole-by-hole play-off.

Each player will play one round at Galgorm and one round at Massereene over Thursday and Friday.

Prize Presentation

The Prize Presentation will be held on the 18th Green upon the conclusion of play

(Approximately 17:00) on Sunday 14 August

*Prize Money *

Prize fund $1.5M Men /$1.5M Ladies

R2D points 2000

*Television Broadcast * *Subject to change

The ISPS Handa World Invitational presented by Aviv Clinics will be broadcast live on SKY SPORTS

Local Time

World Feed

Thursday 11 August 13:00 – 18:00

Friday 12 August 13:00 – 18:00

Saturday 13 August 14:30 – 19:00

Sunday 14 August 13:00 – 17:30

PGA European Tour – COVID-19 Spectator Code of Conduct

It is vitally important to us to protect the health and wellbeing of all players, staff, volunteers and spectators attending PGA European Tour events (the “DP World Tour”) and, as such, entry to all DP World Tour events will be subject to strict acceptance of and adherence to our COVID-19 spectator code of conduct (the “Code of Conduct”) and, if applicable, the latest Government guidance. More information can be found here

*Masks & Social Distancing *

The wearing of masks and social distancing are not mandatory, but members of the public are welcome to do so if they wish. We ask that you are respectful of the choices of others in this matter.

Travel & Parking

Information on event parking and travel will be added shortly.

Event Programme

The electronic programme phone App is available to download onsite free of charge by scanning the programme QR codes which will be located around the venue. The programme phone app is where you will find all the tournament information and updates, including live scores, the daily draws, course map, catering locations, full event schedule and entertainment.

Contactless Payments

There will not be ATM’s onsite. This is a cashless event. Contactless payments accepted.


Purchase your tickets prior to arrival here. Ticket Offices will also be located nearby the Welcome Tent at both venues.

Welcome Tent

The Welcome Tent is the main entrance to the Championship. Within the Welcome Tent there will be the following facilities:

  • Ticket Checking
  • Ticket Sales
  • Ticket Collection

Spectator's Etiquette

  • Remain still for each shot and do not move until all the Players in the group have played or holed out.
  • Kneel or sit down if you are in the front row. Consider other spectators when using an umbrella.
  • Do not speak to the players while they are on the course.
  • Please keep behind the ropes and barriers on the course and use the official crossing points.
  • Walk, don’t run, and obey the course marshals – they are trying to make your day more enjoyable.
  • There is no dress code in public areas.
  • Dress accordingly for the weather conditions. Sensible shoes should be worn. No metal spikes allowed.
  • Due to social distancing, spectators are prohibited from asking for player autographs.
  • Please listen to any public address announcements and follow instructions from officials and volunteers should they be necessary.


Spectators can move freely around the golf course but please stay outside the ropes. Controlled crossing points, which are clearly marked by signposts and manned by Course Marshals, should be used when crossing fairways.

Evacuation Procedure

If it is necessary to evacuate the site, please follow the instructions of the course marshals, volunteers and event officials in an orderly fashion.


The ISPS Handa World Invitational presented by Aviv Clinics Pro-Am takes place on Wednesday 10 August at Galgorm. Spectators will have a front row view of their favourite golfers.


The practice days prior to the event days are not open to the public. The event is open to the public from Wednesday to Sunday at Galgorm and from Wednesday to Friday at Massereene.

The practice range is located next to the Clubhouse.

The short game area is adjacent to the practice range and the putting green is opposite the short game area.


The Chief Marshal and team will be managing the The ISPS Handa World Invitational presented by Aviv Clinics volunteer programme. The Marshals are extremely influential in helping to ensure that play runs smoothly.

The purpose of a Marshal is to ensure that the competitors can compete under the best conditions.

Many of the marshals have volunteered at a number of other golf events across the country and have a good understanding of the appropriate golfing etiquette.

Volunteers are an essential element of the Championship and are identified by the event uniform.

Phone Charging

No Phone charging stations

Can I bring my own food and drink?

No picnics / picnic hampers allowed.

Alcoholic beverages are also not permitted to be brought into the venue.

*Public Catering & On-Course Catering *

There is public catering located within the Championship Village offering a variety of food and drink.

All food & drink outlets will be cashless and contactless payments will be accepted

On-Course Catering

Surrounding 5th Green, 8th Green areas.

On-Course Toilet Facilities

There are public toilet facilities within the Championship Village, 5th Green and 12th Green at both venues.

There is a baby changing facility within the disabled toilet at the Championship Village.

*Additional Seating *

There are seating areas located in the Championship Village surrounding the food outlets, big screen, and exhibitions.

*Leaderboards *

At Galgorm there are leaderboards on 5, 7, 9, 12, 15, 17 and at the Championship Village. There is a Big Screen at the 18th and in the Championship Village.
At Massereene there are leaderboards on 9 and 18.

*Championship Village *

The Championship Village at Galgorm is where it’s all happening off the golf course and where you will find plenty of seating to relax. There will also be a Big Screen so there is no need to miss any of the golf.
Fun activities available for the whole family and food & drink outlets ensuring that the golf course is not the only place where the action is happening.

There is a small Championship Village at Massereene which has some public catering, seating and public toilets.

*Inclement Weather *

Observe the leaderboards and big screens throughout the golf course for weather warning signs that will appear prior to inclement weather moving into the area. Spectators are advised to take precautions PRIOR to play being suspended. If the siren sounds, seek shelter immediately, avoiding the following:

Open areas, Hilltops or high places, Isolated trees, Golf buggies and Wire fences

Clothing and What to Wear

It would be recommended to wear casual golf wear. The ground is uneven and particularly under wet conditions the ground may become slippery therefore appropriate footwear should be worn to avoid injury. Please check the weather forecast before you set off on your journey.

Blue denim Jeans are not permitted in the Clubhouse or Hospitality Pavilion.

Smoking Policy

Smoking is not permitted in any structure, including outdoor balconies & viewing platforms.


Free Wi-Fi is available for spectators throughout the site. The main hotspots are situated in the Championship Village.

The Use of Mobile Phones

The use of mobile phones is permitted but restricted to dedicated areas only, where event signage will refer to them as “mobile phone zones”. Only in these dedicated areas can calls be made or received, however phones must remain on silent at all times.

The use of any cameras, computers and other electronic equipment at the Tournament Thursday to Sunday is not permitted other than with the proper accreditation. Cameras are allowed during the Pro Am on Wednesday.

Making or distributing broadcasts, commentary, news reports, data, results or statistics by any means in any format or media including any such by mobile phone or other wireless device is not permitted.

Cameras - Cameras are permitted ONLY on Pro Am Day – Wednesday. Cameras are NOT permitted on Match Days – Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Personal Assistants

If you need a personal assistant to attend an event with you, the DP World Tour offers a complimentary carer ticket to customers with disability who have purchased a ticket. To request a carers ticket please contact the call centre on UK 01344 840550, Outside UK +44 1344 840550 or by emailing
Proof of eligibility is required.

*Are wheelchairs allowed on site at the Championship? *

Wheelchairs and other motorised chairs are allowed on the tournament grounds. Golf carts are not permitted.

Accessible toilet facilities are located in the public catering area in the Championship Village at Galgorm and on course at the 5th and 11th Greens. At Massereene there are accessible toilets in the small Championship Village and by the Clubhouse.

Car Parking: Designated parking for Blue Badge holders is located within Car Park 2.

For those with accessibility issues who require parking on site, please email

*Is there a Public Crèche? *

There will not be a public crèche at this event.

Baby changing facility within the disabled toilet at the Championship Village.

Can I bring a child’s buggy/pushchair?
Yes you can. However please be aware of uneven terrain. Children should always be accompanied by an adult.

The ground is uneven and particularly under wet conditions the ground may become slippery therefore appropriate footwear should be worn to avoid injury.

Are dogs permitted to the course?

Dogs are not permitted on the course with the exception of trained assistance guide dogs, and we respectfully suggest that you do not leave your pet in the car.

*Familiarise yourself with the location of First Aid stations and refreshment areas. *

On entry to the venue look for a map board, this will help you find exits, key facilities and provide other key information.

Medical First Aid

Full medical and first aid facility is located by the Championship Village at both courses. Should you require medical assistance whilst out on course, please ask a marshal or event official who can radio for assistance.

*Lost Property *

Lost property that has been found can be handed in to the nearest marshal, volunteer, event official and they will be stored within the Information tent in the Championship Village at Galgorm. All items will be delivered to the Championship Office at the end of each day. The Championship Office is located in the offices by the putting green.

Left Luggage

There will not be a left luggage facility at the event.

Can I bring a bag / rucksack?
Bags and rucksacks are permitted at the Championship and there are no restrictions on size. For your safety, security bag searches may be in operation on entry.


Bicycle parking will be available at the front of Car Park 2. Bicycles are left at your own risk. Please provide your own lock.


Interested in volunteering?

DP World Tour needs enthusiastic volunteers aged 18 and over to help with various aspects of the event. Not only will you be upfront and close to your favourite golfers, but you will also gain valuable skills and experience.

Please visit Volunteering here