Five Lakes, near Colchester hosts the Tour on September 2-4 in the Brooks Brothers 2008 Classic – timber company Brooks Brothers sponsoring this tournament.

Sam Pigott, the Tour’s Commercial Director, said: “We are delighted to add Five Lakes Hotel, Golf, Country Club and Spa to our roster of venues for this year, and with Brooks Brothers as the title sponsor, it represents a fantastic association with them both. With the history that Five Lakes has, it is the premier course in Essex.”

Charles Morgan, Operations Director of AB Hotels Group, added: “It is always a great honour to host a EuroPro Tour event. Under the direction of course manager Peter Smith, our greens staff have been carrying out a significant amount of work on the course to ensure it is of a very high standard.”

The Pro-Am is on Monday (September 1) followed by a gala dinner in the evening with a charity auction in the aid of the Cutty Sark Trust, with sponsors Brooks Brothers a major part of the restoration of the historic clipper ship.

For further information on the Ivobank PGA EuroPro Tour visit www.europrotour.com.

For further information on Five Lakes Hotel, Golf, Country Club and Spa visit www.fivelakes.co.uk/fivelakes/hotel.htm.