A field of 95 players from 34 different countries and regions will compete for 2014 membership of the Ladies European Tour this week at Lalla Aicha Tour School Final Qualifying in Marrekech, Morocco.
The final qualifier takes place over 90 holes, or five rounds, of stroke play, from Saturday, 14th to Wednesday, 18th December.
The field has been split into two and competitors will play four rounds over the Al Maaden and Samanah Courses on alternate days.
After 72 holes there will be a cut to the leading 60 players and ties. The final round will be played on the Samanah Course.
After the final round the top 30 players and ties will be eligible for Membership in Category 8a and will be ranked in final score order. After the final round players who have made the cut and finish in positions 31 and below will be ranked according to score and be eligible for Membership in Category 9b. Players who fail to make the cut will be eligible for Membership in Category 12a.
In total, 57 players advanced from the three Pre-Qualifier events in Rabat to join 38 other players already exempt to the final stage, from the LET, LET Access Series and the top 25 of the Women’s World Amateur Rankings to make a final field of 95.
Final Field Breakdown
Nina Muehl (Am)
Anna Kindgren (Am)
Czech Republic 1
Amber Ratcliffe (Am)
Krista Bakker (Am)
Anaelle Carnet (Am)
Marion Duvernay (Am)
Astrid Vayson de Pradenne
Karolin Lampert (Am)
Stefania Avanzo (Am)
Chrisje de Vries
New Zealand 3
Nina Pegova (Am)
South Africa 2
Nicole Garcia (Am)
Nobuhle Dlamini (Am)
(The field for the Final Qualifier includes 11 amateurs in total)
195 entrants over all four stages (three pre-qualifiers on the Red and Blue courses at Royal Golf Dar Es Salam in Rabat and one final qualifier at Samanah and Al Maaden courses in Marrakech.)
41 players competed in the Pre-Qualifier A
52 players competed in the Pre-Qualifier B
34 players competed in the Pre-Qualifier C
38 players were exempt into the Final Qualifier, joining 57 players who pre-qualified in Rabat.
2 This is the second year of the Lalla Aicha Tour School, renamed when the Tour School came to Morocco in 2012, in honour of HRH Late Princess Lalla Aicha.
4 golf courses
4 partner hotels
1965 nights’ accommodation