The Gippsland Super 6 is an exciting new tournament to be played at Yallourn Golf Club in Victoria from 7 – 10 November. But how does the format work, you ask? Let us explain.
Competition at the Gippsland Super 6 will take place across three rounds of stroke play qualifying where a field of 126 competitors will be reduced to the top-24 players, who will then compete in a six-hole, medal (stroke) match play format to determine a champion on the fourth and final day.
The Gippsland Super 6 will see the introduction of medal (stroke) match play, meaning all matches will go the distance over six holes where a winner will be determined, or, the match will continue to the deciding knockout hole.
The Super 6 format will be held on Yallourn’s 1st, 8th, 2nd, 16th, 17th & 18th holes and promises to be a day not to be missed.
The combination of holes which comprise of one par 3, four par 4’s and a short par 5 all close to the clubhouse will provide exceptional viewing and plenty of birdies.
Following five rounds of medal match play, the inaugural Gippsland Super 6 champion will be crowned.
Taking place at the Yallourn Golf Club through the significant contribution of the Latrobe Valley Authority, the Gippsland Super 6 is an exciting new tournament that promises to be an outstanding event for the whole Gippsland Region.
Being the final leg of a Victorian swing that sees the Victorian PGA Championship at RACV Cape Schanck Resort, followed by the $100,000 Eynesbury Masters Pro-Am, the Gippsland Super 6 will take place 7-10 November, joining the ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia schedule at $125,000 in prize money.
The Gippsland Super 6 will be fun for all ages including the Gippsland Super 6 Family Day on Sunday 10 November from 11am – 2pm.
Entry to Yallourn Golf Club and the tournament is free to the public for the duration of the four day tournament.