Ryder Cup winning captain Colin Montgomerie is giving a short-game clinic, European Tour stars Thomas Levet and Pablo Larrazabal are going head-to-head in a skills challenge and nine-time Major winner Gary Player is signing autographs and chatting with fans. The biggest challenge is making sure you don’t miss any of the action.
Visitors to Golf Live will be faced with so much to see and do during the three-day golfing extravaganza that organisers have launched a new Plan Your Day feature on www.golfliveevent.com, allowing golfers to select all the elements they can’t bear to miss and build a personal daily schedule.
As well as meeting and learning from the big-name golfers, visitors have a host of interactive features to enjoy, including free golf lessons; club-fitting; the opportunity for a Golf Monthly swing MOT; stunning displays from the 2010 world long-drive champion Joe Miller and world-renowned trick-shot artists Jeremy Dale and Paul Barrington; and autograph sessions from all the star golfers, including Montgomerie signing copies of his book, while on-site catering is supplied by Jamie Oliver’s Fabulous Feast team.
Virgin Atlantic flights are available to be won in daily competitions, including long-drive, nearest the pin, putting, and events in association with the Seve Ballesteros Foundation andScotland, the Home of Golf.
Lee Westwood’s coach, Pete Cowen, will share his swing methods and secrets while consumers will have the chance to try out the latest in golf club technology from the game’s top brands including TaylorMade, Callaway, Wilson, Cleveland, Mizuno, Yonex, Cobra, Archer Golf, Lynx and PSP, who will all be demonstrating their latest equipment on the show’s 30-bay outdoor driving range.
In addition to Montgomerie, Player, Levet and Larrazabal, star names confirmed for the event include Ryder Cup star Paul Casey, Solheim Cup wining captain Alison Nicholas and Ladies European Tour ace Melissa Reid, who will all be displaying their full array of skills and mixing with spectators.
The big-name players will be taking part in all the show’s main features, as well as special skills challenges and coaching clinics.
In addition, the likes of Sub70, Sligo, Powerbug, Asbri, Loudmouth Golf, Qod and Snooper will also be among the impressive cast of companies involved.
James Goode, event director of Golf Live, said: “We’ve always wanted to make sure Golf Live is as jam-packed with things to do and see as physically possible. This year we’ve got more going on than ever before; I really don’t think we could cram anything else in.
“There’s so much happening that if visitors don’t keep an eye on the schedule they could easily miss something, which is why we’ve launched the Plan Your Day feature.
“It isn’t just about the big names showing off their skills, around the entire event there are so many interactive features to take part in the day will have gone before you know it.”
As well as being able to watch, listen to and ask questions of the star-studded cast during the three-day show, people also have the chance to play alongside the Tour professionals with Golf Live’s Heritage Hospitality Package available for just £375 plus VAT per person.
Tickets for Golf Live, which takes place from May 18-20, cost just £20 for adults while under-18s can gain free entry by registering on Golf Live’s website.
To enquire about booking a hospitality package, phone 020 7471 1080 and for more information or to buy tickets visit www.golfliveevent.com