After the huge susses of last year’s inaugural Legends South Pacific Classic we are pleased to confirm the 2018 event will take place 10th to 16th of September. The international pro-am tournament will be played over 4 rounds on two excellent golf courses and is part of the Australasian PGA Legends Tour
The field will be made up of approximately 40 professionals and 80 amateurs.
We have only 40 spots available for overseas amateur golfers to compete in this event , the tournament is open to men or women, all amateurs must have a current handicap, the handicap limits are 27 for men and 30 for women.
As part of the Australasian PGA Legends tour this a great opportunity for amateurs to play with some of the house hold names of professional golf at an exotic location in a relaxed atmosphere.
The Australasian Legends Tour has over 60 tournaments in 2018 which are played in Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, Fiji and New Caledonia. It’s not hard to see why the tour is so popular when you have former British Open, USPGA, Australian & NZ Open’s and PGA Championship winners playing in the events. Players such as Ian Baker Finch, Peter Senior, Simon Owen, Rodger Davis, Mike Harwood, Peter Fowler and Wayne Grady, all have been world class professionals winning numerous major championships around the globe over the past 40 years, they are just some of the top names that play regularly on the Legend Tour.
The first two rounds of the tournament will be played at the fantastic Sheraton Deva championship course in Bourail, then a day off to travel to Noumea, followed by the final two rounds at Tina golf course.
There will be one professional and 3 amateurs in each group for the first 3 rounds then the final round will a seeded draw on score with the leading two pros paired with the leading two amateurs and so forth through the field.
For those who would only like to play the 2 pro-am rounds a Sheraton Deva course this can be arranged.
Professionals: 72 hole stroke play for AUD$60,000 prize money
Accommodation for the first three nights will be at the recently opened $250 million Sheraton Deva Resort & Spa which is located at Bourail, a leisurely 2 hours’ drive north of Noumea Airport. This exceptional beachfront resort has 180 rooms, suites & bungalow’s, 15 kilometres of white sand beach, amazing food and plenty of activates for the non-golfers. On day four we transfer to New Caledonia’s capital Noumea where you will spend 3 nights at the beautiful water front Le Meridien Hotel. The Grand Casino is next door and the hotel is only 10 minutes from downtown shopping area and Tina golf course.
Le Meridien Hotel & Grand Casino- Noumea, luxury on the beach and only 10 minutes from down town.
Sheraton Deva Resort & Spa , 5 Star luxury beach front resort with international golf course
The Sheraton Deva championship golf course is part of the fantastic Sheraton resort & Spa. The excellent new Dye Design golf course is one of the best in the South Pacific, great layout, beautiful condition and very playable for all golfers.
The Tina course is situated pretty much in down town Noumea (South of France in the Pacific) The course is a very picturesque undulating design and a good challenge that everyone will enjoy. This course has hosted an Australasian PGA tour event for the past 9 years.
New Caledonia is only a short flight from Auckland, Brisbane, Sydney , Melbourne and Nadi. There are various airlines operating flights to Nomuea.
Aircalin is the preferred airline for this event and are offering a special discounted fare to all competitors and partners taking part in the tournament. To access the special fare please phone Aircalin in Australia phone 1300 655 737 , New Zealand 0508247225, and quote Legends South Pacific Golf Classic for the discount to be applied.
Down Town Noumea “South of France in the Pacific”, great food, shopping and leisure activities.
|Monday 10th September||
Arrive Noumea and transfer to Sheraton Deva Resort & Spa, where accommodation has been reserved for the next 3 nights, welcome cocktail function. Optional practice round at Sheraton Deva.
|Tuesday 11th September||
Round one South Pacific Classic at Sheraton Deva golf course, one pro and 3 amateurs in each group, evening drinks function.
|Wednesday 12th September||
Round two South Pacific Classic at Sheraton Deva golf course, one pro and 3 amateurs in each group, evening drinks function.
|Thursday 13th September||
Depart the Sheraton and transfer by coach for the 2 ½ hour trip to Noumea, check in to the Meridien Hotel, optional practice round at Tina golf course.
|Friday 14th September||
Round three South Pacific Classic at Tina golf course, one pro and 3 amateurs in each group.
|Saturday 15th September||
Final round of the South Pacific Open at Tina golf course, seeded draw with leading players teeing off together, Prize presentation dinner function at Tina Golf Course.
|Saturday 16th September||
Depart the hotel for Noumea airport for your homeward journey.
Golfer $AU2294.00 - $NZ2497.00
Non-Golfer $AU1654.00 - $NZ1760.00
Please note non- golfer cost includes all social functions associated with the event.
Extra nights including breakfast, $AU168.00 - $NZ182.00 per person share twin/double
Single room supplement, 6 nights $AU790.00 - $NZ859.00
Cost is based on an exchange rate of $AU1.00 = 78 Pacific Franc’s $NZ1.00= 71 Pacific Franc’s
Cost could change due to currency exchange rate fluctuations.