Player Rankings as at 26th July 2018
Below is the top-5 ...
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WITH 3 EVENTS REMAINING IT'S TIME TO MAKE A 'PUSH FOR THE TOP' ... IT'S STILL ANYONE'S RACE ...
2018 Order of Merit facts to date ...
- 295 players have participated & 1,258 rounds have been recorded;
- two players have participated in the maximum number of 13 Events to date - Harold Handcock (ranked 4) & Habib Akhtar (ranked 17);
- Terry Farmer (ranked 89) is the most effective points earner ... having played in just 1 Event Terry has earned 540 Ranking Points (an average of 540 Ranking Points per Event);
- with a total of 330 Ranking Points from 7 Events Richard Price (ranked 131) is the top performing 'journeyman' (being the player to have earned the most Ranking Points from finishing outside the top-20 in each Event played (i.e. earning just Bonus Points));
- three of last year's Finalists are currently inside the top-30 - Andrew Krakiewicz (ranked 1), Kevin Edwards (ranked 6) & James Charlton (ranked 27); &
- the six players around the cusp of the cut-off for the Playoff (top-30 & ties) are Lewis Griggs (ranked 28 with 1,115 Ranking Points), Dale Brown (ranked 29 with 1,090 Ranking Points), Wayne Bexley (ranked 30 with 1,070 Ranking Points), Richard Thompson (ranked 31 with 990 Ranking Points), M Shearman (ranked 32 with 985 Ranking Points) & Ian Mahon (ranked 33 with 953 Ranking Points).
The last 3 season-ending Events are ...
- 16 August 2018 (Thursday), Stableford (where Ranking Points are subject to a Load Factor of 1.5);
- 22 August 2018 (Wednesday), Stableford (where Ranking Points are subject to a Load Factor of 1.75); &
- 26 August 2018 (Sunday), Quorn Hunt Cup (a Major, where double Ranking Points are on offer).
At season's end:
- the top-4 automatically qualify for the 8-player Final (Stableford) on Sunday 30th September 2018 at Rotherham GC (tee times 12:30pm & 12:40pm); &
- the top-30 & ties (excluding the top-4) qualify for the Playoff (Medal) on Sunday 9th September 2018 at The Rushcliffe GC (starts from 9:00am) - the Playoff's top-4 qualify for the 8-player Final.