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Porsche Named Title Sponsor of the European Open

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 April 2015 23:54 Wednesday, 15 April 2015 23:47

Porsche European OpenPorsche AG has been announced as the title sponsor of the European Open, which takes place at Golf Resort Bad Griesbach, in Germany, from September 24-27.

It is Porsche’s first title-sponsorship in professional golf, with the luxury car manufacturer agreeing with promoter 4sports & Entertainment AG (4SPORTS) to sponsor the € 2million tournament, which returns to the Race to Dubai for the first time in six years. The tournament will now be known as Porsche European Open.

Dominik Senn, CEO 4SPORTS and Tournament Director said, “We are excited and honored to be partnering with a company like Porsche for the re-launch of the European Open. As a worldwide innovator and leader in automobile industry and premium brand, Porsche is the ideal partner for this prestigious golf event.”



This Week in Golf

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 April 2015 04:02 Wednesday, 15 April 2015 03:39

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Site: Hilton Head, South Carolina.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: Harbour Town Golf Links (7,101 yards, par 71).

Purse: $5.9 million. Winner's share: $1,062,000.



3M Oil & Gas Greats of Golf Returns to Insperity

Last Updated on Monday, 13 April 2015 22:28 Monday, 13 April 2015 22:22

Greats of GolfTHE WOODLANDS, Texas — A special and popular tradition returns to the Insperity Invitational presented by UnitedHealthcare when the 3M Oil & Gas Greats of Golf gather on May 2 for the fourth consecutive year.

Fans will have the rare opportunity to see Arnold Palmer, who will be on hand to watch, Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player, and Lee Trevino tee it up in an exceptional exhibition Saturday afternoon of tournament week at The Woodlands Country Club Tournament Course.



Watson Excited by China Return

Last Updated on Monday, 13 April 2015 22:22 Monday, 13 April 2015 22:16

Bubba WatsonBubba Watson will travel halfway round the world to headline the field in the inaugural Shenzhen International in China this week, swapping the green jackets of Augusta National for Genzon Golf Club.

The American finished tied 38th on his Masters Tournament defence, and will now attempt to make it back-to-back wins on Chinese soil, having triumphed in the WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai last November.

“Back-to-back wins in China would be pretty special,” said two-time Masters Champion Watson. “This is a great opportunity for me to come back to China and play in a new event, which will make a big contribution to the development of golf in southern China. I’m looking forward to getting to Shenzhen and playing my part in making some history.”



Chico’s Patty Berg Memorial Admission Free to Public Through Sponsorship from the News-Press Media Group

Last Updated on Monday, 13 April 2015 22:15 Monday, 13 April 2015 22:11

Chico's Patty Berg MemorialDAYTONA BEACH, Florida — The Symetra Tour, Road to the LPGA, is excited to announce that admission to the Chico’s Patty Berg Memorial will once again be free to the public courtesy of The News-Press Media Group.

The News-Press Media Group has signed on as the daily entitlement sponsor to make admission to the Chico’s Patty Berg Memorial completely free for the entire community. All four rounds of the tournament from Thursday, April 16 through final-round play on Sunday, April 19 are free to the public.



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