The Soudal Open is happy to confirm the participation of two big international players in the names of Rafa Cabrera Bello and Bernd Wiesberger. The DP World Tour tournament, that will take place at Rinkven Golf Club between May 12th and 15th, had already confirmed the attendance of the three Belgian top players Pieters, Detry and Colsaerts. The Soudal Open is also launching a special promotion for clubs today.
With a brilliant start to the season, currently ranked 5th in the DP World Tour rankings, Spain’s Rafa Cabrera Bello is one of the most popular and entertaining players having won 4 times on the DP World Tour.
Another top player from the DP World Tour who will be showcasing his talent at the Soudal Open is Bernd Wiesberger. The 36-year-old from Austria has already eight professional tournament victories under his belt. After an injury side lined him in 2018, he has come back stronger than ever before. Wiesberger won four tournaments in the past three years, two of those were prestigious Rolex Series tournaments.
Through their participation, Cabrera Bello and Wiesberger increase the total of Ryder Cup players in the Soudal Open field to four ! Our compatriots Pieters and Colsaerts also having had the honour to participate in one of the world’s biggest sporting events. To add on Thomas Pieters: after his brilliant start to the season, he currently ranks second in the DP World Tour rankings, which makes his attendance at the Soudal Open even more exciting. Naturally, Belgian golf fans are equally looking forward to seeing Thomas Detry and Nicolas Colsaerts in action.
Additional exciting news for the Soudal Open: ten places in this year’s U.S. Open will be available via the 2022 European Qualifying Series. This will consist of a mini order of merit of four DP World Tour events which will include the Soudal Open and will enhance the quality of the player’s field at Rinkven International Golf Club.
BENEFITS FOR GOLF CLUBS AND THEIR MEMBERS
There’s additional good news for all Belgian golfers and clubs: the Soudal Open is launching a special promotion for clubs. Club members by using a unique club code when ordering their tickets for the tournament, will be in with a chance of winning a series of nice incentives for their club ranging from a private clinic or training day to vouchers for purchasing golf equipment. Clubs and players can find all relevant details on www.soudalopen.be.
Last but not least, the Race to Soudal Open allows all golfers to collect points in their ‘Club race’ via the WAMP app. The person who collects the highest number of points for their club by the 8th of May, is the obvious Race Winner and will be invited – along with the other winners – on a special prize ceremony at the Soudal Open.