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The BMW Golf Cup International Germany.


The BMW Golf Cup International Germany.

A success story.The BMW Golf Cup International Germany.


The BMW Golf Cup International in Germany.

The prize is an unforgettable week, crowned by a unique sporting
experience set against a wonderful backdrop: the BMW Golf Cup International and
the World Final have been thrilling participants around the world ever since
they were launched. In 2017, this unique amateur tournament will be staged for
the 31st time. BMW has been bringing golfers from all over the world together
through this tournament series since 1987, offering all involved an unparalleled
once-in-a-lifetime experience.


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With passion and professionalism, BMW is once again proving that amateur tournaments can also be staged at the highest, professional level – first in regional and national qualification tournaments, then ultimately at the World Final, which is held each year at one of the most beautiful destinations in the world.

Take March 2017, when BMW made the dreams of 116 participants and their guests come true by inviting them to Dubai for the highlight of the series. The desert metropolis on the Persian Gulf, which boasts an impressive mix of cultural diversity, fascinating contrasts and eye-catching architecture, was a worthy venue for an unforgettable golf tournament.

This season, participants can once again look forward to a spectacular venue: the World Final will take place in South Africa. However, the grand finale is not the only event with a particular appeal: the national qualification tournaments and the Germany Final offer the same class and special atmosphere, for which BMW has become renowned over 30 years as the golf’s most important global partner. In 2017, roughly 10,000 amateur golfers in Germany alone will again have the opportunity to experience this for themselves at the 100 or so qualification tournaments, which are organised by BMW dealerships and branches.

“With the BMW Golf Cup International, BMW has created a unique success story, which has now thrilled participants for 30 years. As well as the high standard of sport and the international orientation, the systematic incorporation of BMW dealerships and branches also allows us to get close to our customers,” said Stefanie Wurst, Head of Marketing BMW Germany. “Our goal is to offer amateur golfers a tournament and brand experience like they would find at a professional tournament – whether at the roughly 100 qualification tournaments in Germany, the Germany Final, or the World Final.”


There are three hurdles to overcome in Germany on the road to South Africa. All the winners of the qualification tournaments (played in four categories) are invited to the regional finals, which are played over two events (25th to 27th August and 8th to 10th September) in Munich. The respective winners then go head to head in match play at the Germany Final (6th to 8th October, GC Budersand on Sylt). Whoever emerges victorious here will receive the coveted invitation to the World Final.


The BMW Golf Cup International is subject to the official rules of golf (including the rules of amateur status) of the German Golf Association (DGV) and the course rules of the respective golf club. The competition is held according to the DGV handicap system. Handicaps apply in the qualification tournaments and the regional finals.


There are four categories: Men’s A (up to handicap 12.4), Men’s B (handicap 12.5 to 28.4), Ladies (up to handicap 28.4) and the special class C (handicap 28.5 to 36.0), in which players with a higher handicap (up to 45.0) may also take part, but are assigned a handicap of 36.0. 


Amateurs who are members of a club affiliated with the DGV or respective national association, and who are over the age of 21 on the day of their qualification match are also eligible to play. Employees of BMW AG and companies belonging to the BMW trade organisation, and their relatives, may play in the qualification tournaments, but are not classified.


Results of at least five handicap rounds from the current season must be available in order to qualify for the Germany final as a net winner. The rounds must be played before competing in the regional final. The handicap rounds played during the regional final do not count.


At each qualification tournament, the best-placed player in the net standings in the Men's A, Men's B, Ladies and special class C qualify for one of the two regional finals. Due to the large number of qualification events, two of these tournaments are held in Germany.


The net winners of the four handicap classes progress to the next round: the Germany final. The respective winners of the two regional finals go head to head in 18 holes of match play format. The winners of the Men's A, Men's B and Ladies classes form "Team Germany" at the World Final in the spring of 2018.


Due to the international regulations, the winners of special class C are unable to qualify for the World Final. However, they may travel as guests.


Players who have already played in a World Final may not qualify again for a regional final, the Germany final or the World Final.


Titleist Golf Cup


Partner of the BMW Golf Cup International in Germany.

Titleist and FootJoy are names known by every golfer around the world. These brands belong to the largest American manufacturer of golf equipment, Acushnet – the number one company in the field of golf. Acushnet manufactures and distributes golf balls, clubs, shoes, clothing, bags, and other golf accessories. 

The German subsidiary, with its headquarters in Limburg, is responsible for sales in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, the Czech Republic, the Netherlands, Slovenia, Slovakia, and Hungary.

As a supplier to the BMW Golf Cup International in Germany, Titleist provides high-quality balls and specialist prizes.


BoConcept Golf Cup


BoConcept is the official design furniture partner of the 2017 BMW Golf Cup International tournament series. BoConcept and BMW have enjoyed a long collaboration in professional golf, and this has now been extended to incorporate the amateur golf scene.
Urban lifestyle, elegance and a sense of style are three characteristics shared by BoConcept and golf. With this commitment, BoConcept is underlining its image as a high-class, individual urban design brand.

BoConcept has been combining Danish furniture design with urban influences since 1952. With over 300 stores in more than 60 countries, including 34 stores in central locations in Germany, BoConcept is renowned for modern and functional interior design. The style is Nordic simplicity, without appearing too cold, and has been instrumental in shaping design trends in the areas of home and lifestyle for decades. Danish design furniture, customised home solutions and a team of passionate interior consultants – that is what makes BoConcept so special. 


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