10 Jan 18
The HotelPlanner.com PGA EuroPro Tour has announced its tournament schedule for 2018, with four new venues bolstering the highly anticipated line-up.
The 2018 season tees off on 16th May, at Oxfordshire’s Frilford Heath Golf Club, as some of the sport’s brightest stars compete for more than £1.2million across the season, in addition to the five Challenge Tour spots up for grabs in 2019.
The EuroPro Tour visits Harleyford Golf Club in Marlow for the first time in its 16-year history on 30th May, the second stop in the 2018 season.
In June, the HotelPlanner.com PGA EuroPro Tour makes a welcome return to Scotland, where Montrose Golf Links (13-15 June) will play hosts.
The following week the Tour is welcomed to Somerset’s Clevedon Golf Club for the first time (20-22 June), before heading across to Bradford-On-Avon and Cumberwell Park Golf Club (27-29 June).
Longhirst Hall Golf Club will again see some of Europe’s best young players compete for their share of £50,000 on 4-6 July, before Yorkshire’s Moor Allerton Golf Club hosts the Tour the following week (11-13 July).
Surrey’s Foxhills Club and Resort (pictured below) will be the tenth event of the 2018 season before the Tour heads to Sussex - Mannings Heath Golf Club and East Sussex Golf Resort - for the two remaining August events.
Caversham Heath Golf club marks the penultimate event in the EuroPro Tour schedule on 12-14 September before the regular season finale at Newmachar Golf Club in Aberdeen.
The Tour Championships will take place on 24-26 October, with venue information following soon.
Daniel Godding, Chief Executive of the HotelPlanner.com PGA EuroPro Tour, said: “I am delighted with the schedule we have built for the 2018 season. We are welcomed back to some superb venues which have previously hosted in addition to some fantastic new courses.
“Last year was again a superb year for some EuroPro alumni on the Challenge and European Tours. And with the pool of talent currently developing on our Tour, combined with the quality of courses set for 2018, the upcoming season will test the best young golfers in Europe and develop them into stars of the future.
“With £50,000 prize fund up for grabs at every tournament, not to mention TV exposure on Sky Sports and over 100 Countries around the world, the HotelPlanner.com PGA EuroPro Tour truly is the best place to hone your game.”
The HotelPlanner.com PGA EuroPro Tour is Europe’s leading development tour, and the European Tour’s satellite in the UK and Ireland.
Offering direct access to the Challenge Tour through the final Order of Merit, HotelPlanner.com PGA EuroPro Tour players will compete for over £1.2million of prize money in 2018, with the top five golfers at the end of the season awarded a category on the 2019 Challenge Tour.
Providing vital experience of life on tour, players will compete in 15 main events at some of the UK and Ireland’s premier golfing venues.
The season concludes with the Tour’s top 60 players contending the Tour Championship. Players qualify to play on the HotelPlanner.com PGA EuroPro Tour either through a two-stage Qualifying School in the spring, or thanks to their 2017 achievements.
Entries for the 2018 Qualifying School are open now.
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