Friday, 28th April, 2017

Stories tagged ‘European Tour’

Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Hero Motocorp extends ‘Hero Challenge’ by three years

Hero Motocorp also extends ‘Hero Challenge’ on the European Tour to host ‘Hero Challenge’ at British Masters, the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open and the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai

Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

SportsProLive 2017 finds Golf ideal for OTT Development

Golf is in a good position to take advantage of the future developments in ‘over the top’ video streaming, a broadcast option that may soon produce a ‘Netflix for sports’ – writes Ross Biddiscombe, TV sports journalist and author, reporting exclusively for

Friday, March 31st, 2017

Ticket registration opens for The 2018 Ryder Cup

Fans have until September 2017 to create an official Ryder Cup ticket account. Tickets will then be available on a first come, first served basis

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Golf Genius to Offer Innovative New GolfSixes Format

The U.S. based software company, which provides golf venues around the world with a range of innovative tournament golf management tools, is to offer a version of the European Tour’s recently unveiled GolfSixes format to clubs across the UK

Monday, March 27th, 2017

Kaymer to headline in Czech Republic as tournament secured until 2023

Double Major Champion Martin Kaymer will lead the field as the qualification process for The 2018 Ryder Cup gets under way at the D+D REAL Czech Masters at Albatross Golf Resort in Prague from August 31 to September 3

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

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

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

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 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 the full story »

Friday, February 17th, 2017

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 the full story »

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

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 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

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 the full story »

Friday, February 3rd, 2017

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 the full story »

Thursday, February 2nd, 2017

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

OnCourse® for a sustainable future

Significant new upgrade to sustainability solutions platform for golf

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

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

Ladies European Tour Appoint New President and Chairman

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

Friday, December 16th, 2016

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 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

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 the full story »

Friday, December 9th, 2016

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

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

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

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)