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Free trip to The Masters for PGA Professionals

7.45am 5th October 2009 - Travel - This story was updated on Friday, November 6th, 2009

A golf travel company is offering PGA Professionals the opportunity to earn a free trip to The Masters next April.

Middleton Hall GC Head Professional, Steve White, has been working with UK-based holiday company Masters Travel to tailor a special range of packages in which fellow PGA Professionals can earn commission and a free place when they organise groups of club members to take a trip to the famous tournament.

Masters Travel has been taking groups of golfers to The Masters for 25 years, while Steve – who used to be based in Frankische Schweiz Golf Club in Germany – has 15 years’ experience of taking golfers abroad.

Said Steve: “A lot of golfers are amazed when they realise they can actually get tickets to watch The Masters. Tickets are extremely difficult to get hold of – but through Masters Travel they are available at very affordable prices.

“Over many years we have built up extremely strong relationships with partners in the USA which enable us to get tickets for practice days, the main event and tee-times on some of the most stunning golf courses in the region.”

When PGA Professionals organise for groups of seven or 15 golfers to take a package, they themselves go free and can earn up to £1,300 commission. Last year the company took 44 people to The Masters and they are hoping to increase that number to 100 for the 2010 event, which takes place 5-11 April.

Any PGA Pro who wants to take part is sent marketing material which they display around their club to generate interest among members and visitors.

Masters Travel offers two main Augusta packages – although other custom-built trips can be organised on request.

Masters entry on Wednesday for the Par 3 competition, eight nights’

accommodation at the Hyatt Place Hotel, four rounds of golf plus buggy on four courses, plus car hire for four.

Masters entry on one Tournament day, eight nights’ accommodation at the Hyatt Place Hotel, four rounds of golf plus buggy on four courses, plus car hire for four.

Added Steve: “This is a fantastic opportunity for PGA Professionals in tough times to get the chance to go on a trip of a lifetime with the possibility of getting paid too! We combine the trips with tee-times at some of the region’s best courses and the end result is a dream golf holiday for many golfers.”

PGA Professionals interested in organising a trip to The Masters should contact Steve White on 07773 979646 or

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