The Great White North will once again host an International WLDA Qualifying Series stop in 2018!
With a strong contingency of Canadian competitors, Bash for Cash qualifying is guaranteed to fill up fast. Register early and don’t miss the opportunity to earn Official World Long Drive Ranking points and exemptions into the Volvik World Long Drive Championship in September at the WinStar World Casino & Resort in Thackerville, Oklahoma.
Competitors in the Top 50 +ties in the WLDA World Long Drive Rankings as of June 10 are eligible to register for the Bash For Cash beginning June 11 at 12pm ET through June 14 at 12pm ET.
After 12pm ET on June 14, the event will open to all other players to fill remaining spots.
In lieu of a waiting list, the WLDA will host a Tour Qualifier for 16 players to have a chance to compete in the Tour Event. This is an OPEN qualifier and will open for registration on June 18 at 12pm ET and will close when the field reaches 16 players.
This event will happen onsite the day before the Tour Event. At a minimum 4 players will advance from this event. Format will be Five Sets; Point Totals Accrue; Top 4 advance to the Tour Event. Entry fee for the Qualifier is $375, if you advance in to the Tour event you will need to pay the additional $375 to make up for the Tour entry fee.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
All times listed in local time
|SAT, JULY 7||Player Check-In
12pm – 4pm
Range Open for Practice
All day (based on availability)
Check In – 3pm
Compete 4pm – 5:30pm
|SUN, JULY 8||Range Open for Warm Up
Open Division Preliminary Rounds (5 Sets)
9am – 10am: Group A Preliminary Rounds (16 Players – Points Format)
10am – 11am: Group B Preliminary Rounds (16 Players – Points Format)
11am – 12pm: Group C Preliminary Rounds (16 Players – Points Format)
12pm – 1pm: Group D Preliminary Rounds (16 Players – Points Format)
16 to 8 Round
1:30pm – 3pm
Event will follow the WLDA Player Handbook – Click here for a detailed description
WLDA/VWLDC Event entry fees will be refunded if the WLDA staff is notified (via e-mail at LongDrive@GolfChannel.com) before the close of entries. Each WLDA Event has a specific close time and is listed on the event entry page, a $120 service charge will be deducted from all refunds. After the close of registration, no refund for any reason will be issued.
Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF) – 111 miles
Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) – 104 miles
USD $750 – Per Player
PURSE & PAYOUT: $30,000
$100% of entry fees will be paid out (Based on a full field of 36 players)
1st – $12,000
2nd – $6,000
3rd & 4th – $3,000
5th – 8th – $1,500
The below points will be awarded to each player based on finish:
1st – 800pts
2nd – 600pts
3rd & 4th – 400pts
5th – 8th – 200pts
9th – 16th – 100pts
17th – 36th – 50pts
Stark’s Golf Course
60 Dedrick Road
Port Rowan, Ontario
2017 – Justin James
2016 – Landon Gentry
2015 – Ryan Gregnol
2014 – Chris Mason
2013 – Jeff Gavin