After the huge sucess of two previous South Pacific Golf Classic’s we are pleased to confirm the 2019 event will take place 15th to 19th of September. The South Pacific Classic will be played over 3 rounds at Sheraton Deva Resort followed by a one round pro-am event in Noumea at Dumbea Golf Course these events are part of the Australasian 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 70 tournaments in 2019 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.
Accommodation for the first four 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. After the tournament there is an opportunity to extend your stay and travel to New Caledonia’s capital Noumea where you could spend 2 or 3 nights at the beautiful water front Le Meridien Hotel & Casino, the hotel is only 10 minutes from downtown shopping area. For the keen golfers there is an opportunity to play in a one round pro-am being played at Dumbea 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 Dye Design golf course is one of the best in the South Pacific, great layout, beautiful condition and very playable for all golfers.
Dumbea Golf Course was the venue for New Caledonia Open for many years, a great country course around 35 minutes drive from the Meridien Hotel.
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.
|Sunday 15th September||
Arrive Noumea and transfer to Sheraton Deva Resort & Spa, where accommodation has been reserved for the next 4 nights, welcome cocktail function. Optional practice round at Sheraton Deva.
|Monday 16th September||
Round one South Pacific Classic at Sheraton Deva golf course, one pro and 3 amateurs in each group, evening drinks function.
|Tuesday 17th September||
Round two South Pacific Classic at Sheraton Deva golf course, one pro and 3 amateurs in each group, evening free
|Wednesday 18th September||
Final round of the South Pacific Golf Classic, seeded draw with leading 2 professionals playing with the leading 2 amateurs and so forth through the field. Prize Presentation Cocktail Function.
|Thursday 19th September||
Depart the Sheraton and transfer by coach for the Airport for those who are leaving today or transfer to Noumea and check in to the Le Meridien Hotel & Casino, Evening function at the Grand Casino which is located in the grounds of the Meridien Hotel.
|Friday 20th September||
Transfer to Dumbea Golf course for a one round pro-am tournament
|Saturday 21st September||
Depart the hotel for Noumea airport for your homeward journey.
Golfer $AU1842 $NZ 1931
Non- player sharing with golfer $AU 1220 $NZ 1295
Please note non- golfer cost includes all social functions associated with the event.
Golfer $AU2238 $NZ2350
Non- player sharing with golfer $AU1616 $NZ1714
Please note ; non- golfer cost includes all social functions associated with the event.
Cost for the one round pro-am at Dumbea Golf Courses to be confirmed.
All cost are base on the following exchange rates and price are subject to currency fluctuations at time of final payment.
$AU 1.00 = 73 Pacific Francs & $NZ 1.00 = 69 Pacific Francs.