The theme of this yearÂs Vodacom Origins of Golf Series is ÂItÂs time to talk businessÂ.
This year, the Vodacom Origins of Golf partners an amateur, a leader in his or her field, with a professional golfer. The two-day pro-am forms part of a 54-hole professional tournament, which in turn forms part of the Sunshine Tour. The first two days of the tournament are in the format of a pro-am (two professional golfers and two amateurs).
Field size for amateurs will be 60.
Field size for professionals will be 72.
Professionals will play 54-holes of stroke play with a cut after the second round to the leading 40 and ties.
Pro-am amateurs will play 36 holes of fourball alliance with two scores to count Â one score must come from an amateur.
Professional prize fund: R540,000
The professional in the leading five teams will receive prize money as follows:
1st Â R1,500
2nd Â R1,250
3rd Â R1,000
4th Â R750
5th Â R500
Tournament director: Theo Manyama
Tournament co-ordinator: Nick Shan
Referees: Cecil Wells, Vic Sorour, Ludwick Manyama, Henri Grobler
Tournament secretary: Dornay Lombard
Communications manager: Mike Green