Global Edition Launches 2011 Pro-Am Series

9.03am 26th August 2010 - Travel

Jim Long, Director of PGA Relations at, Europe’s largest golf travel company, has announced it is to build on its support of PGA Pros from the UK and Europe by launching a series of four-day Pro-Am events at high-quality destinations across Europe.

Already an Official Supplier to the Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA) and the Official Golf Travel Company of the PGAs of Europe, has an enviable reputation for delivering industry-leading quality and service, both of which helped the Windsor-based company to record trading in 2009. has initially announced five four-day Pro-Am events for 2011 – each with a £10,000/€12,000 prize fund – and plans to add more destinations to the program throughout the year.

Jim Long, Director of PGA Relations at, said: “Having listened to the market, and in order to suit today’s busy professional and amateur golfer, we are introducing a shorter four day/three round Pro-Am format. This means less time away from work and a lower Pro-Am price point, while keeping prize money at a very attractive level.”

With joint sponsorship for each Pro-Am from Bushnell, Golfbidder and Bollé, the initial calendar for 2011 reads:

All prices above are per amateur, based on two sharing unless otherwise stated and include three nights’ B&B and three rounds of tournament golf, as well as a welcome dinner and awards lunch with drinks. Prices set in July 2010 and are subject to change due to fluctuations in currency exchange rates. Where a Pro is part of a four-ball, the Pro goes for free. Flights are not included. Prize fund based on 25 teams per Pro-Am. Additional nights stay from only £35/€42 per person per night. See for full terms and conditions.

Daniel Grave, Commercial Director of, added: “We’ve always highly valued our relationship with the PGA and it’s European counterparts and we are confident this new series will support the competitive golf travel network and offer all golfers the opportunity to play high-level golf on some of the best courses Europe has to offer.”

As Europe’s largest golf travel company – sending 134,000 customers on holidays last year alone – also offers over 950 stunning venues and is widely recognised as the expert when it comes to golf breaks, golf holidays and golf tours across the UK, Europe and Worldwide. is the only golf travel company that also offers rewards simply for booking breaks through its unique loyalty scheme, Break Points. Each time a customer books, they receive points that translate into money off future bookings. It also offers a Price Promise guarantee: Every customer receives the best possible price for a booking.

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