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This Week In Golf: Feb 20 – 26

New golf mixed team event included in 2018 European Championships

Gleneagles’ PGA Centenary course will host the first European Golf Team Championships, featuring Europe’s elite men and women, as part of the new multi-sport European Championships in 2018.

The event will be staged every four years, from August 2-12 and will also combine the existing European Championships of athletics, aquatics, cycling, gymnastics, rowing and triathlon. There will be a men’s and women’s event along with a mixed competition.

 

Ryan Giggs to partner Rory McIlroy in BMW PGA Championship pro-am

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Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs is the first name to be announced for the Celebrity Pro-Am on Wednesday May 24 before the BMW PGA Championship.

Giggs will partner four-time Major winner and 2014 BMW PGA Champion Rory McIlroy who is a life-long United fan.

 

£250,000 bonus for 4 EuroPro wins in 2017

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The HotelPlanner.com PGA EuroPro Tour will pay a quarter of a million pound bonus should a player win four tournaments on the 2017 schedule.

This exciting bonus has been made possible by tour title sponsor HotelPlanner.com, along with Matchroom Sport and takes the total prize money available this season to £1.2million.