There are no buggies at Oitavos Dunes. Competitors are not allowed to use buggies during the official practice and competition rounds, unless genuine medical reasons apply – this must be agreed in advance with Harry Lloyd (Event Director) and if suitable arrangements can be made we will endeavour to make them.
Registration / Handicap Certificates
All Competitors/Guests must provide a current handicap certificate which will be checked at the WCGC Event Desk on arrival on the 30th June. Registration and Recording will take place every day in the WCGC Hospitality Tents at Oitavos Dunes. All Competitors/Guests must register every morning at least 30 minutes before their tee of time.
Golfing World TV will be filming the event from the 30th – 5th July 2015. Prior to the event or on arrival at the WCGC Event Desk, all competitors/guests will be asked to sign a consent form agreeing that they are happy to be filmed during the week. If you have any problems with this then please let Harry Lloyd, Event Director know in advance.
Golf Club Hire
There are a very limited number of Hire Clubs available from Oitavos Dunes and it is highly recommended that you travel with your own set. If this is not possible then please notify Harry Lloyd, Event Director, who will assist in booking them for you, subject to availability.
Competitors/Guests golf bags will be kept safely and securely by The Oitavos on your arrival to the hotel. Golf bags can be collected on the morning of the 1st July at the hotel. From then on your golf bags will be stored at Oitavos Dunes golf course after every round of golf, and can be collected every morning before play. Please note that WCGC will not be held liable for your bags.
From a TV point of view, we ask that each team co-ordinate the same colour trousers for the competition days. Shorts or ¾ length trousers are NOT permitted during the competition rounds.
All competitors should be provided with Team Uniforms by their National Event for the World Final (with the WCGC National Logo, Road to Cascais Logo and local media partners/sponsors logos). These must be worn for TV purposes during the competition rounds and also for organised photo calls.
Competitors will not be allowed to use trolleys for the practice round (1st July) and official competition rounds (2nd & 3rd July). Guests, Sponsors and Licensees who are taking part in either the Guest Competition (1st & 2nd July) or the Corporate Cup Invitational (3rd & 4th July) will be allowed to use trolleys. Push trolleys will be provided, free of charge, from Oitavos Dunes, subject to availability.
Competitors and Licensees/Sponsors/Guests tee times will be allocated on the day prior to play and will be displayed on the event notice board at The Oitavos Hotel.During the Practice Day (1st July) teams will tee off in their allocated groups. Tee Times for the Practice Day will be on display on the event notice board in The Oitavos Hotel on the 30th June.Tee times for the first World Final competition round will be drawn at the Welcome Reception (Tuesday 30th June). These will be displayed on the event notice board at The Oitavos Hotel by the morning of 1st July.Teams will play in reverse order on the final competition round, taking into consideration the first round scores. Lowest stableford points score will tee off first and so on. Tee Times for the final competition round will be displayed on the event notice board at the Oitavos Hotel on afternoon/evening of 2nd July.
The Guest Competition will be organised on the 1st and 2nd July. On the 3rd & 4th July all Invited guests ONLY will take part in the Corporate Cup Invitational. Tee Times will be allocated and displayed on the event notice board on the 30th June, 1st, 2nd & 3rd July.
To book tee times outside of all organised golf please make bookings and payment directly with Oitavos Dunes. Tee times will be allocated on a first come first served basis.