Friday, 24th March, 2017

Stories tagged ‘European Tour’


Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Verdura Resort

European Tour Fans Go Free at The Rocco Forte Open – Verdura

The event, which will take place from May 18-21, will be the first time in five years that Sicily and the exclusive Verdura Resort has hosted the Tour, and visitors will receive free admission on all four days of the tournament as well as each practice day


Friday, March 17th, 2017

BMW PGA Championship 2016 winner Chris Wood alongside the BIGGA Support Team

Introducing BIGGA Support Team for the BMW PGA Championship

The greenkeepers will be on hand to assist Director of Golf Courses & Estates Kenny Mackay and his team throughout the European Tour’s flagship event


Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

Centurion Club

Snap up GolfSixes tickets for just £6

Advance adult tickets are on sale over the next six days for just £6; an abundance of entertainment will be on offer for fans inside and outside the ropes


Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

Centurion Club

Centurion Club to Host New European Tour Event

Centurion Club, located on the outskirts of St Albans, Hertfordshire, has announced that it will be hosting the European Tour’s inaugural, new GolfSixes tournament from the 6th – 7th May .....read the full story »


Friday, February 17th, 2017

European Tour PGA Tour Australasia logos

European Tour and PGA Tour of Australasia announce Strategic Alliance

The relationship between the European Tour and the ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia has been officially ratified through a Strategic Alliance, which was announced today at the ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth .....read the full story »


Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

The Golf Show
American Golf 2016
(photo  Mark Newcombe)

American Golf, European Tour and Sky Sports combine to grow the game

The partnership will see four free consumer golf shows launched across the United Kingdom in 2017. The new shows will target non-golfers as well as current golfers in a bid to increase participation and make the game more accessible to newcomers and families

George OGrady

George O’Grady to take the role of European Tour Ambassador 

The move will continue O’Grady’s association with the European Tour, which began in 1974 when he joined as a Tournament Administrator after a spell in the City of London. It also continues the recent restructuring programme initiated by Chairman David Williams and the Board of Directors


Monday, February 13th, 2017

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Innovative GolfSixes concept from the European Tour

The European Tour has unveiled ‘GolfSixes’, a revolutionary and novel short form of the game which further illustrates the Tour’s desire to embrace innovation and originality in professional golf .....read the full story »


Friday, February 3rd, 2017

Christer Lindberg Bowl Winner, John Paramor

John Paramor Awarded Christer Lindberg Bowl for Services to European Golf

World-renowned rules official and European Tour Chief Referee, John Paramor, has been awarded the Christer Lindberg Bowl at the PGAs of Europe Annual Congress Gala Awards Dinner supported by Rolex. View the short interview below .....read the full story »


Thursday, February 2nd, 2017

Simon Jones

Jones Shows Up At Provision Events

Provision Events (PVE), one of the world’s leading sports activation agencies, has appointed Simon Jones, formerly event director with the Golf Show Group, as its new head of sales and business development


Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

A preview of the landing page for the new OnCourse® platform at getoncourse.golf

OnCourse® for a sustainable future

Significant new upgrade to sustainability solutions platform for golf


Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

PARIS, FRANCE - JANUARY 09:  (L-R) Alexander Levy, Padraig Harrington, Jean Louis Charon, Keith Pelley, Chen Wenli, Yang Guang, Matthew Fitzpaterick and Shane Lowry attend a photocall before the Open de France press conference on January 9, 2017 in Paris, France.  (Photo by Aurelien Meunier/Getty Images)

HNA Group named title sponsor of the Open de France

Five-year agreement marks a new chapter in the history of Continental Europe’s oldest National Open as the HNA Open de France becomes the eighth tournament of the Rolex Series


Monday, January 9th, 2017

Helen Alfredsson

Ladies European Tour Appoint New President and Chairman

LET Appoints Helen Alfredsson as Player President and Mark Lichtenhein as Chairman


Friday, December 16th, 2016

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Verdura Resort Chosen To Host New European Tour Event – The Rocco Forte Open

The Rocco Forte hotel in Sicily has been selected to stage the new European Tour event on the professional calendar next spring from May 18-21. Verdura Resort has two 18-hole links golf courses designed by Kyle Phillips


Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

Henrik Stenson Golfer of The Year (Getty Images)

Henrik Stenson Named 2016 European Tour Golfer of the Year

Henrik Stenson, the reigning Open and Race to Dubai Champion, has been named The 2016 European Tour Golfer of the Year, receiving the prestigious annual award for the second time in four years


Monday, December 12th, 2016

Paul Broadhurst (Getty Images)

Broadhurst awarded the John Jacobs Trophy

Paul Briadhurst has accumulated European Senior Tour earnings of €399,285, almost €190,000 ahead of his closest rival, Rookie of the Year Magnus P Atlevi who finished on €211,557 .....read the full story »


Friday, December 9th, 2016

Tournament champion Nathan Kimsey of England is presented with his trophy by Vice Chairman of the European Tour, Angel Gallardo following the final round of the European Tour qualifying school final stage at PGA Catalunya Resort on November 17, 2016 in Girona, Spain.  (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)

Angel Gallardo to be appointed European Tour Ambassador

Angel Gallardo, one of the most highly respected and influential figures in the world of European golf over the past four decades, is to take on the new role of European Tour Ambassador from January 1, 2017


Thursday, December 1st, 2016

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Inaugural Philippine Masters to be played in 2018

The Philippine Masters is to join the European Tour and Asian Tour Schedules in 2018; the event will mark the European Tour’s first visit to the Philippines since 1995


Friday, November 25th, 2016

Delivering the Sustainability and Golf Sessions at the EGA Annual Meeting in Barcelona were (from left) Jonathan Smith GEO; Colin Wood EGA; Richard Holland WWF; and Steve Isaac The R&A

There’s A Panda In The Room

Environmental body WWF addresses representatives of over 40 golfing nations at European Golf Association AGM


Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

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Little Interviews: When Billy Met Rory

Rory McIlroy undertook the toughest interview of his career at Jumeirah Golf Estates in Dubai, where the four-time Major Champion met with nine year old reporter Billy (First published by The European Tour on Friday 18th November)

New European Tour starter Alastair Scott (Getty Images)

European Tour announces new Official Starter

Alastair Scott is taking up the full-time position vacated by Ivor Robson and the Scotsman will assume the podium at all European Tour events sponsored by Rolex, the tour’s official time-keeper


Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

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European Tour Launches The Rolex Series

The innovative concept — launched today with the European Tour’s longest standing partner, Rolex — is one of the most significant advancements in the Tour’s 44 years and will enhance both the competitive and entertainment experience for members and fans around the world


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


Monday, October 17th, 2016

(from left) European tour player Felipe Aguilar; Nathan Homer, Chief Commercial & Marketing Officer at the European Tour; RSM golf ambassador Andy Sullivan; David Gwilliam, RSM Chief Operating Officer; Dr Matt Bridge from the University of Birmingham; and Steve Todd, Deputy Media Communications Director at the European Tour at the launch of the RSM player performance study

RSM and European Tour launch new player performance study

RSM, a leading audit, tax and consulting firm, and the European Tour are collaborating on a new player performance study designed to help golfers at all levels improve their performance

The winning team from London Golf Club

Golf Foundation Pro-Am raises more than £18,000

Last Monday’s 30th Golf Foundation Pro-Am, supported by the European Tour, raised more than £18,000 to help junior grass roots golf