The PGA National Futures Championship this year see the introduction of the 2018 BMW TrackMan Open, a worldwide competition that will be hosted in Australia on Sunday the 21st and 22nd of October at Ballarat Golf Club. The Ballarat event will be one of 40, making up a global digital competition to find the best shot maker in the world and the only event held in Australia as part of the series.
The Ballarat Golf Club’s new General Manager Ashley Bennett is excited to welcome the BMW TrackMan Open. “We are thrilled to be added to the TrackMan Open schedule being held at some of the most elite golf events in the world including events on the US, Asia and European Tours”.
The TrackMan Open provides a unique opportunity to virtually play against the best players in the world and is open to Professionals and Amateurs with professionals competing for prizes totalling $120,000. Amateurs will have the chance to compete to win a spot at the 2019 BMW PGA Championship ProAm event in England.
The TrackMan Combine is a standardised test that not only enables you to identify the strengths and weaknesses in your golf game, but also allows amateurs and Professional alike to compete on an even level.
The local winner has the chance to win an ultimate coaching experience including a Trackman lesson at the PGA of Australia’s Centre of Learning and Performance.
TrackMan is running a Combine contest, which allows any amateur or pro around the world to compete against the best players on the planet. The BMW TrackMan Open runs in two categories (Female Only and Open) from May 1st to October 31st, 2018, with prize money awarded each month and to the overall winners at the end of the tournament. The combined purse for both tournaments totals $120,000. The best amateur winners will be granted a place in the Pro-Am at the prestigious BMW PGA Championship in 2019 at the Wentworth Club in England.