WCF Simon Carter Golf Croquet World Championship 2019

The WCF Simon Carter Golf Croquet World Championship 2019 will be held at the Sussex County Croquet Club in West Sussex, England (and other venues) from Saturday, 27 July to Sunday, 4 August 2019 in accordance with version 4.9 of the Event Regulations and version 8.9 of the Sports Regulations.

The Event Capacity will be 80.  The Entry Fee is £108 and will be payable by all those awarded Ranking Places, Wild Card Places or Membership Places by no later than 24 February 2019.

Qualifying Tournament will be held at Guildford & Godalming Croquet Club from Monday, 22 July to Thursday, 25 July 2019  from which the four highest-placed finishers will gain places in the GCWC.  Details of how to enter the Qualifying Tournament will be made available in due course.

The Event Website may be found here.


201 entries have been received from 21 countries.  37 Membership Places have been requested and 11 applications for Wild Card Places have been received.  There will be four Qualifying Places.

The WCF Management Committee has awarded Wild Card Places to:

1                 Euan Burridge (ENG)

2                 Jamie Gumbrell (AUS)

Given the Event Capacity of 80, this leaves 37 Ranking Places which are awarded as follows.

1   Reg Bamford ZAF
2   Amr Alebiary EGY
3   Felix Webby NZL
4   Mohamed Nasr EGY
5   Ahmed Nasr EGY
6   Hamy Erian EGY
7   Robert Fulford ENG
8   Mohamed Karem EGY
9   Ben Rothman USA
10   John-Paul Moberly ENG
11   Duncan Dixon NZL
12   Stephen Mulliner ENG
13   Greg Fletcher AUS
14   Ahmed Yasser EGY
15   Ahmed El Mahdi EGY
16   Mostafa Nezar EGY
17   Sayed Sabra EGY
18   Ian Burridge WAL
19   Fathy Farouk EGY
20   Rachel Gee ENG
21   Jonathan Powe ENG
22   Richard Bilton ENG
23   Khaled Kamel EGY
24   Harry Dodge ENG
25   Abeer Mostafa EGY
26   Danny Huneycutt USA
27   Sherif Abdelwahab USA
28   George Coulter NZL
29   Jose Riva ESP
30   Tobi Savage ENG
31   Ahmed El Amari EGY
32   Mohamed Walid EGY
33   Amr Baher EGY
34   Walid Wahban EGY
35   Maram Nabil EGY
36   Karim Ghamry EGY
37   Joshua Freeth NZL


Membership Places

Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Egypt, England, Finland, Germany, Ireland, Latvia, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Scotland, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Uruguay, Wales and the United States either have already nominated or are entitled to nominate 37 Membership Places in total by the Closing Date on Sunday, 27 January 2019 when the names will be published.

If any Membership Place or Places are not taken up by then, they will be replaced using the Replacement Ranking List current at midnight on the Closing Date.



QUALIFYING Tournament Allocation Date: Sunday, 26 May 2019

Entries for the Qualifying Tournament received by this date will be accepted in ranking position order as shown in the Qualifier Ranking List which is itself calculated as at the end of the QTAD. If the Qualifying Tournament is over-subscribed on this date, unsuccessful entrants will be placed on a Qualifying Tournament Reserve List, also in ranking position order.

CUT-OFF DATE: Sunday, 9 June 2019

This is the date after which any returned Ranking Places or Wild Card Places are filled by creating extra Qualifying Places.

Qualifying Tournament Closing Date: Sunday, 7 July 2019

This is the last date on which entries can be received to fill any vacancies in the Qualifying Tournament. It is also the last date on which any returned Membership Places can be replaced by a player from the same country.