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The Farmfoods European Senior Masters offers amateurs the unique opportunity to play with, partner and watch, at close quarters, some of the finest Staysure Tour golfing legends.

Professionals will record their own individual score as these two days will count towards the overall score for the Farmfoods European Senior Masters title.

 

Thursday 3rd October 2019 – Farmfoods European Senior Masters Pro-Am

Midday - Shotgun start

The event will start with a Pro-Am on Thursday. Here 24 teams of 3 amateurs will partner a handpicked Staysure Tour professional for 18 holes on the Arden Championship Golf Course. The format of the event will be better ball with the best two nett stableford scores from the group counting as the team score.

Players will receive refreshments including a bacon roll on arrival at the Forest of Arden during registration from 10am before teeing off in a shotgun start at 12.00 noon.

Following play all amateurs and professionals are invited to the Official Pro-Am dinner which will include a sumptuous three course dinner, entertainment and a prize giving presentation following the day’s play, held in the VIP marquee at the Forest of Arden. All players will also receive a limited-edition players pack upon registration.

 

 

Friday 4th and Saturday 5th October 2019 – Farmfoods European Senior Masters Alliance

Gates Open 08:30am (on both days)

First tee time - 09:30am (on both days)

After the fun of the Pro-Am the competition gets fiercer for the Alliance element of the Farmfoods European Senior Masters.

Here an amateur partners a Staysure Tour professional for 18 holes on Friday and 18 holes on Saturday around the Championship course at the Forest of Arden. They will also be accompanied by another professional-amateur pairing for the rounds. The pair will play better ball for the team prize but the professional will record their own individual score as these two days will count towards the over score for the Farmfoods European Senior Masters title.

Amateurs are again treated to buffet lunch on both of the days they compete along with their professional and are also welcomed to the informal drinks reception on Saturday after play has concluded, where the Alliance team champions will be crowned before the amateurs leave the professionals to the final round shootout on Sunday.

 

Sunday 6th October 2019 – Final day’s play and trophy presentation 

Gates Open 07:30am

First tee time - 08:30am

This is the final round of the Farmfoods European Senior Masters and will see all 54 professionals complete 18 holes on the Championship course teeing off in reverse score order, the tournament leaders due to tee off from the 1st tee between 8.30pm - 12.00pm.

This final day’s play will be just professionals with the leading player crowned Farmfoods European Senior Masters champion around 4.30pm on the 18th green after play is concluded.

 

Car parking

Public parking is situated next to the Forest of Arden Marriott Hotel & Country Club and will be signposted from the main road leading up to the main entrance. Parking is £10 per day or £20 for all three days (4,5,6 October) this includes an official event brochure (worth £8) and proceeds go to the Lord’s Taverners who are the official charity for the tournament.

 

To secure your team in the Farmfoods European Senior Masters Pro-Am or Alliance playing place please contact the Champions (UK) plc team by calling 08453 31 30 31

or email Benoit Lawrence on ino@europeanseniormasters.com