22nd April 2024 | Alps Tour Golf

The Alps Tour returns to action this week in Tunisia.

Tabarka, April 22nd, 2024 – The Alps Tour season continues as the 4th event of the season, the Tunisian Golf Open, is ready to get underway on Thursday. This week’s event will mark a return for the Alps Tour in Tunisia, as players are eager to continue to make history at the Tunisian Golf Open. The tournament will be played from April 25th to April 27th, 2024, at the breathtaking La Cigale Tabarka Golf in Tabarka, Tunisia.

On April 24th, with a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. local time, the traditional Alps Tour tour scramble pro-am, will take place.

This event will mark the first time that La Cigale Tabarka Golf will host an Alps Tour tournament and the first time since 2016, that the Tunisian Golf Open will be disputed.

The Tunisian Golf Open will be played for the next 3 years as our Chief Executive & Operations Director, Ms. Estelle Richard, signed a partnership agreement with Mr. Hassine Helmi, General Director of the Tunisian National Tourism Office (ONTT)
The Field 

Two of this season’s three winners will be present among the players competing this week for the 2024 Tunisian Golf Open title: France’s Aymeric Laussot, winner of the 2024 Ein Bay Open, and Italy’s Edoardo R Lipparelli, winner of the 2024 New Giza Open.

The majority of the players who are currently in the top 10 of the Alps Tour Order of Merit rank will be in the field this week, with the exception of number 3, Spain’s Jose Antonio Sintes Navarro (am), number 4, England’s Harry Goddard, and number 10, England’s Arron Edwards-Hill.

Alongside this season’s previous winners and the top-ranked players in the Order of Merit, there will be France’s Augustin Holé, Italy’s Luca CianchettiGianmaria Rean TrincheroManfredi Manica, and Spain’s Jose Manuel Pardo Benitez who are all winners on the Alps Tour during the 2023 season. Among the players scheduled to compete, you can also find Jacopo Vecchi Fossa, who captured multiple wins on the Alps Tour over the years, as well as earning the 2021 Alps Tour Order of Merit title, which allowed him to gain status on the Challenge Tour.

In the approximate 125-player field this week, there are 19 worldwide countries represented, among which: Andorra, Austria, Cameroun, Czech Republic, England, Spain, Estonia, Finland, France, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Scotland, Switzerland, Tunisia, United States of America, and Venezuela. The host country, Tunisia, will be well represented during this week’s tournament, with 11 players competing for the title.

The players will compete for an overall prize fund of €45,000 and 45,000 Order of Merit points. The 2024 Tunisian Golf Open winner will walk away with €6,525.00 and 6,525 Order of Merit points.

The 2024 Tunisian Golf Open will be a 54-hole stroke-play event where a cut will be made after 36 holes. In case of a tie after 54 holes, a sudden-death play-off will determine the winner.

To view the most up-to-date entry list, Click Here.

The Course

The 2024 Tunisian Golf Open, will be hosted at the beautiful La Cigale Tabarka Golf, a masterpiece by Californian architect Ronald Fream located in Tabarka, Tunisia.

Inspired by the famous Cypress Point Club course at Pebble Beach, Fream has perfectly integrated the course into the rich and varied landscape. The course, with its pine forests, cork oaks, beaches, cliffs, and the sea, offers a unique and challenging experience that players will remember for a lifetime. Following in the footsteps of the Challenge Tour players in 1995, our rising stars will have to display all their talent if they want to put in a good performance on this challenging course.

Tunisia offers a captivating blend of quality golf destinations, history, luxury, and unrivaled experiences. The town of Tabarka is a coastal town in the Northwest of Tunisia, about 18 km from the Algerian border. It is set between the sea and the mountains and is dominated by an offshore rock where the remains of a castle are found. Tabarka is known for its coral fishing, a world-renowned golf course, La Cigale Tabarka Golf, and an underwater photography festival.

The players competing this week will play the course set up as a 6239 meters, Par 72.

Tournament Promoter

The 2024 Tunisian Golf Open is grateful for the support of the following sponsors and institutional sponsors: Inspiring Tunisia, Tunisian National Tourism Office (ONTT), La Cigale Tabarka Hôtel-Thalasso-Golf, Voyages 2000, Banque Zitouna, Zitouna Payment, Zitouna Takaful Assurances, Fédération Tunisienne de Golf as well as the national airline Tunisair.

For more information on the 2024 Tunisian Golf Open, visit the official Alps Tour website www.alpstourgolf.com, and follow the official Alps Tour social media handles on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.


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