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This Week In Golf: Feb 13 – 19

Kaiser Chiefs to close BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth

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Indie pop band the Kaiser Chiefs will bring the curtain down on the 2017 BMW PGA Championship when they headline the BMW Show Stage at Wentworth on Sunday May 28.

Chris Wood defends the BMW PGA Championship which is the first of the European Tour’s new Rolex Series. For tickets click here.

 

Oscar Jacobson reveal S/S 17 collection

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Oscar Jacobson’s Spring/Summer 17 collection embraces the growing desire among golfers for fashionable attire that looks equally at home on and off the course, affording the ultimate crossover between golf and fashion wear.

With a blend of proven performers and stylish newcomers, the SS17 collection mixes performance-enhancing fabrics with eye-catching fashion statements to help golfers look and play their best in the serious part of the golfing year.

To find out more about Oscar Jacobson and its spring/summer 2017 collection, visit www.oscarjacobson.com

 

George O’Grady to become new European Tour ambassador

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The European Tour has announce that George O’Grady CBE, who was Chief Executive from January 2005 until August 2015 and from then until now as President of International Relations, is to take up the role of European Tour Ambassador with immediate effect.

The move will continue O’Grady’s association with the Tour, which began in 1974 when he joined as a Tournament Administrator after a spell in the City of London.

 

American Golf announce free golf shows across the UK

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American Golf has announced a partnership between itself, the European Tour and Sky Sports which will see four free consumer golf shows launched across the UK in 2017.

The free-of-charge shows will take place at the Manchester Event City, London ExCel and at two European Tour events – the Scottish Open at Dundonald Links and the British Masters at Close House.