This Week In Golf: Feb 20 - 26

Catch up with all the latest news from around the world in golf

this week in golf

Catch up with all the latest news from around the world in golf

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 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, along with Matchroom Sport and takes the total prize money available this season to £1.2million.

Elliott Heath
News Editor

Elliott Heath is our News Editor and has been with Golf Monthly since early 2016 after graduating with a degree in Sports Journalism. He manages the Golf Monthly news team as well as our large Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages. He covered the 2022 Masters from Augusta National as well as five Open Championships on-site including the 150th at St Andrews. His first Open was in 2017 at Royal Birkdale, when he walked inside the ropes with Jordan Spieth during the Texan's memorable Claret Jug triumph. He has played 35 of our Top 100 golf courses, with his favourites being both Sunningdales, Woodhall Spa, Western Gailes, Old Head and Turnberry. He has been obsessed with the sport since the age of 8 and currently plays off of a six handicap. His golfing highlights are making albatross on the 9th hole on the Hotchkin Course at Woodhall Spa, shooting an under-par round, playing in the Aramco Team Series on the Ladies European Tour and making his one and only hole-in-one at the age of 15 - a long time ago now!

Elliott is currently playing:

Driver: Titleist TSR4

3 wood: Titleist TSi2

Hybrids: Titleist 816 H1

Irons: Mizuno MP5 5-PW

Wedges: Cleveland RTX ZipCore 50, 54, 58

Putter: Odyssey White Hot OG #5

Ball: Srixon Z Star XV