Tuesday, 25th October, 2016

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Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

The Bay Course at Costa Navarino, the setting for Round 02 of the 2017 Messinia Pro-Am

Magical Messinia Set to Host Inaugural Pro-Am

The new event aims to become an established tournament on the international Pro-Am schedule helping to contribute to the development and promotion of golf and golf tourism in Greece

Monday, October 24th, 2016

Paul McGinley (Getty Images)

Paul McGinley appointed to the Board of the European Tour

The four-time European Tour champion and victorious Ryder Cup Captain at Gleneagles in 2014, has agreed to join the Board of the European Tour as a Non-Executive Director

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016


Westwood to host 2017 British Masters at Close House

The former World Number One succeeds Luke Donald in the role of Tournament Host and has selected Close House, near Newcastle, – a European Tour venue for the first time – as the venue from September 28-October 1

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

Andy Sullivan (Getty Images)

Ten years of success at the Portugal Masters

The Portugal Masters, which approaches its tenth birthday at the Oceânico Victoria Golf Course this week, naturally makes an impression on the lives – and heart rates – of the fans witnessing the action, as well as the wider economic impact that extends beyond the fairways

Monday, October 17th, 2016

Matt Wallace

Matt Wallace joins ISM

International Sports Management has completed the signing of rising golfing star Matt Wallace

Thursday, October 13th, 2016

Aaron Baddeley

PING signs Aaron Baddeley to equipment contract

Four-time PGA Tour winner Aaron Baddeley has signed an agreement to play PING equipment, PING Chairman & CEO John A. Solheim announced today

WATFORD, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 12:  Carmen Ballesteros (C) receives a chegue on befalf of the Seve Ballesteros Foundation from Thongchai Jaidee (L) of Thailand and Soren Kjeldsen (R) of Denmark at The Grove on October 12, 2016 in Watford, England.  (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

EurAsia Cup gives back to Seve Ballesteros Foundation

Søren Kjeldsen and Thongchai Jaidee took time out from their busy schedules ahead of this week’s British Masters supported by Sky Sports, to present a cheque for €100,000 to the Seve Ballesteros Foundation

Tuesday, October 11th, 2016

Alexander Levy of France hits his tee shot during the 'Hero Challenge' prior to the British Masters at The Grove on October 11, 2016 in Watford, England.  (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)

Levy wins inaugural Hero Challenge at The Grove

Crowd of 2,200 watched Frenchman Alex Levy win eight-man shootout under floodlights and Shane Warne triumph in four-man celebrity match

Monday, October 10th, 2016

Fomer footballer Jamie Redknapp  (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)

All-star cast flock to British Masters

The traditional curtain-raiser for the tournament on Wednesday October 12 will raise funds for The Golf Foundation, the Official Charity of the British Masters, with some of the biggest names in football, rugby, motor racing, and snooker tackling the course at The Grove

Thursday, October 6th, 2016


PING Signs Irish Star Jack Hume

“Jack is one of the brightest young talents in men’s golf and we’re delighted that he will represent PING,” said PING Chairman & CEO John A. Solheim

Thomas Pieters (Getty Images)

Time has flown for man of the moment Pieters

Thomas Pieters is one of six members of Darren Clarke’s European Ryder Cup team in Scotland for the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship which started this morning .....read the full story »

Nuala Walsh, Global Head of Marketing & Client Relations at Standard Life Investments, with the French European Tour players during a visit to Le Golf National (Getty Images)

Standard Life Investments Extends Ryder Cup Deal to Paris 2018

Global asset manager Standard Life Investments has extended its ground-breaking sponsorship of The Ryder Cup to include the 2018 contest, which will be played at Le Golf National, Paris, from September 28-30, 2018

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

Jack Hume

Jack Hume joins ISM

Jack Hume has ended his impressive amateur career to turn professional at this week’s Alfred Dunhill Links Championship and sign for International Sports Management

Friday, September 30th, 2016


Ryder Cup is a winner for England Golf

Even before the first ball is struck the 2016 Ryder Cup is a winner for England Golf; half of Team Europe played for England as amateurs

Thursday, September 29th, 2016


PGAs of Europe Ryder Cup Coach Hub Launches

The PGAs of Europe have launched a Ryder Cup Coach Hub that focuses on the 12 Members of the European Ryder Cup Team and the PGA Professionals that work alongside them

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

James Heath

Premier Licensing Sign James Heath to wear TravisMathew on Tour

Heath, whose recent victory in the Challenge Tour’s SSE Hydro Challenge sees him ideally placed to regain his full European Tour status for the 2017 campaign, will wear a selection of the brands apparel from both SS16 and Fall16 collections

Friday, September 23rd, 2016


Golf’s Oldest Championship Even More Open For Next Generation Of Fans

Tickets for The 146th Open at Royal Birkdale are now on general sale with a variety of different ticketing options and early season prices available. For under-25s, The Open is more accessible than ever

from left) Richard Hills, European Ryder Cup Director; Pascal Grizot, President of the France Ryder Cup 2018 Committee; Her Excellency Ms Sylvie Bermann, French Ambassador to the UK; Thomas Levet, former Ryder Cup player; David Williams, Chairman of the European Tour; Florence Gomez, Managing Director, French Chamber of Great Britain gathered at the Residence of the French Ambassador to the United Kingdom where they announced the dates of The 2018 Ryder Cup at Le Golf National in Paris

Dates announced for The 2018 Ryder Cup at Le Golf National

The Ryder Cup at Le Golf National in Paris will be played from Friday, September 28 to Sunday, September 30, 2018, only the second time in the event’s history that it has been staged in Continental Europe

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016


Marta Figueras-Dotti named Solheim Cup Vice-Captain

Marta Figueras-Dotti from Spain has been selected by Annika Sörenstam as a vice-captain for The 2017 European Solheim Cup Team at Des Moines Golf and Country Club in Iowa

Tuesday, September 20th, 2016

Jonathan Åhgren

Jonathan Åhgren Signs with P4M Golf

Aspiring PGA Tour Professional Jonathan Åhgren has elected for professional representation as he chases his dream of playing at the top level, signing with Sweden based P4M Golf Management. Offering a wide range of services to players, P4M Golf is focused on growing Jonathan’s career as he takes the next step in achieving his goals

Friday, September 16th, 2016


Martin Kaymer joins All Square network

Users of the All Square app will benefit from this new partnership, as they will be able to follow the two-time major winner and Captain’s pick to play in the upcoming Ryder Cup at Hazeltine

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

18th hole at Lake Karrinyup (Getty Images)

World Super 6 Perth set to revolutionise world golf in 2017

The European Tour and the PGA Tour of Australasia will introduce a revolutionary new format designed to retain the traditions of the game whilst appealing to a broader market. The inaugural World Super 6 Perth features 54 holes of stroke play before the final 24 players battle it out over a dramatic final day six-hole shoot-out

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

Cameron Clarke (courtesy of Scott Halleran / Getty Images)

Clark and Thompson Named GB&I PGA Cup Vice Captains

Cameron Clark and Martyn Thompson have been named as PGA Cup vice captains to Albert MacKenzie for Great Britain & Ireland’s PGA Cup clash with the United States at Foxhills Club & Resort in 2017

Anya Jutanugarn winner 2016 Ricoh Women’s British Open at Woburn

Ricoh Women’s British Open to return to Royal Lytham & St Annes in 2018

The Championship was last played there in 2009 when Catriona Matthew famously became the first Scottish woman to clinch a Major title

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

European Tour flag

Early 2017 European Tour schedule announced

The initial sector of the 2017 Schedule reflects the global nature of the European Tour, taking in ten different countries over the first five months of the season