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Hi5 Pro Tour - coming to Murcia in February and March 2008


The Hi5 Pro Golf Tour is pleased to announce its 2008 Winter Tour Schedule. The Tour has been established to provide the opportunity for professional and top amateurs to compete in a series of professionally organised events throughout the winter months. The Hi5 Pro Winter Tour has been established by Wayne Hachey (founder of the EPD Tour) and Nigel German, who jointly have more than 45 years of golf management experience.

 

Spain's Costa Blanca and Costa Calida regions will host the Tour. This offers all participants the opportunity to enjoy the mild Mediterranean climate during their competitive winter programme of Tournament Golf.

The local airports of Alicante, Valencia and Murcia provide low cost airline travel for all participants. Quality affordable accommodation will also be available. The tour will be played on many highly rated courses throughout the region so players can enjoy first class practice facilities along with top championship tournament course conditions. All events will be 54 hole events with a cut for the top 40 professionals after 36 holes. All players making the cut will be guaranteed prize money. Prize money will be counted towards entry into 4 Ecco Tour events (Top 15).

These events have a combined prize fund of 180.000 €. If successfull in these 4 events qualification is possible for the Challenge Tour - Ecco Tour championship.

Latest News: We are pleased to announce that the Dave Thomas design Altorreal Golf Course based in Murcia has agreed to host this years event planned for the 17-21 Feb 2008. Mr Thomas has designed many top courses around the world including his famous Ryder Cup course “The Belfry” in England. (due to circumstances beyond their control Hacienda de Alamo could not play host to this years event). Altorreal is located within 30 mins from Mosa Trajectum and Roda Golf.

Tournament List:

La Sella - Alicante: 3-7 February 2008 Prize Purse: TBC
Valle del Este - Almeria: 10-14 February 2008 Prize Purse: 40.000 €
Altorreal - Murcia: 17-21 February 2008 Prize Purse: 40.000 €
Roda Golf - Murcia: 24-28 February 2008 Prize Purse: 40.000 €
Mosa Trajectum - Murcia: 02-06 March 2008 Prize Purse: 40.000 €

The Hi5 Pro Winter Tour is designed with the players in mind, and Hi5golf are proud to announce its "player friendly pay out schedule". The more entries we receive, the greater percentage will be paid out in prize money. Hi5 Golf S.L. reserves the right to make any alterations to the schedule. Entrants should note that practice rounds should be booked directly with the golf club venue, entrants should also check availability of start times.

Events information

Membership
No Membership fee required!

Entry Fee
€ 450 [INC VAT] per event. All paid entries will be accepted on a first come first served basis. Entry fee will include all green fees and practice balls during the tournament.

Eligibility
Open to all professionals and amateurs with handicap of 3 or better

Field Size
The normal field size will be 125 players unless otherwise announced. The tournament committee will adjust the field size according to daylight and course conditions.

Accommodation Packages
The Hi5 Pro Winter Tour will offer top competitive prices for all events including hotels , apartment rental and car hire services. Player packages will be released 6 weeks before each competition.

Practice
1 practice round and driving range balls will be provided at all events.

Referee's
The Hi5 Pro Tour will have a minimum of 2 Royal and Ancient qualified referees at each of the events ensuring professional rulings on the golf course. The Hi5 Pro Tour will be playing under current European Tour standards.

Source: Hi5

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Note: Details correct at the time of publication.

 

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