Tuesday, 24th January, 2017

Stories tagged ‘European Tour’


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

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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

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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

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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

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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


Friday, October 14th, 2016

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Ryder Cup Star Cabrera Bello coaches school children in Dubai

Emirates Golf Federation’s Arabic Schools Initiative Supported by DP World goes from strength to strength


Thursday, October 13th, 2016

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Provision ‘Dons’ The British Masters

Since 2004 Provision Events have worked with major brands, governing bodies, marketing agencies and rights holders to maximise their assets at every event


Thursday, October 6th, 2016

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Free Admission for U16s at British Masters all next week

British Masters supported by Sky Sports – Kids get in for free as Golf Foundation helps tee up the next generation 

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Golf & Health Project to highlight how golf can benefit all

Unique project aiming to assess the health and wellbeing benefits of golf launched around the world. An academically rigorous methodology examines pre-existing research while new research will fill knowledge gaps and show golf’s role in health and wellbeing

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


Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

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Ten Years of Trust

The Ryder Cup European Development Trust celebrates ten Years of Support to over 35 Projects in 29 Countries


Friday, September 23rd, 2016

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 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


Monday, September 12th, 2016

13th green of The Dutch golf course (photo credit European Tour)

KLM Open course focuses on environmental policy

The European Tour, through The European Tour Green Drive, and the Royal Netherlands Golf Federation (NGF) are both dedicated to inspiring golf clubs, golf courses and golf events to take responsibility for their environment, and supported The Dutch to become GEO Certified® in preparation for last week’s KLM Open


Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

Marco Natale, Vice President of Club Car in EMEA and Darren Clarke, Captain of The 2016 Ryder Cup European team, in the captain’s vehicle that will be supplied to Le Golf National in 2018 (Getty Images)

Ryder Cup Europe extends agreement with Club Car to 2018

500-strong fleet of golf cars, utility vehicles and transporters to be supplied for global sporting event