Sunday, April 30, 2017

European Tour Golf Playing Field for the 2017 GolfSixes

The 2017 GolfSixes golf tournament on the European Tour is taking place this week from May 6-7, 2017, at the Centurian Club located in St Albans, England. Here is a list of the playing field of European Tour players this week at the 2017 Golf Sixes.



The GolfSixes is a brand new event on the European Tour in 2017. This tournament features 16 two-man teams with each team representing a country in match play. Uniquely, each match is only six holes and the teams play in a Greensomes format where every player tees off but then each each team selects the best tee shot and then plays alternate shot until the next hole. 

On Saturday the teams will be split into four groups featuring four teams each. The top two teams from each group then advance to knockout play on Sunday with quarterfinal, semifinal and finals matches, plus matches to determine 3rd and 4th place being played.

Listed below are the players for each team in the playing field for GolfSixes. The number in parenthesis after each player indicates their world golf ranking.


European Tour Golf Playing Field for the 2017 GolfSixes


1. England - Chris Wood (65) and Andy Sullivan (61)

2. Thailand - Thongchai Jaidee (70) and Kiradech Aphibarnrat (89)

3. Australia - Sam Brazel (130) and Scott Hend (80)

4. South Africa - Darren Fichardt (201) and Brandon Stone (78)

5. Denmark - Thorbjorn Olesen (83) and Lucas Bjerregaard (242)

6. France - Alexander Levy (102) and Gregory Bourdy (144)

7. Spain - Pablo Larrazabal (106) and Alejandro Canizares (180)

8. Wales - Bradley Dredge (108) and Jamie Donaldson (218)

9. USA - Paul Peterson (255) and David Lipsky (99)

10. Netherlands - Joost Luiten (71) and Reinier Saxton (781)

11. Belgium - Nicolas Colsaerts (148) and Thomas Detry (198)

12. Sweden - Johan Carlsson and Joakim Lagergren (142)

13. India - S.S.P. Chawrasia (171) and Chikkarangappa S. (400)

14. Portugal - Ricardo Gouveia (196) and Jose-Filipe Lima (391)

15. Italy - Matteo Manassero (274) and Renato Paratore (266)

16. Scotland - Richie Ramsay (308) and Marc Warren (297)


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