Golfclub Broekpolder organizes the “Broekpolder International Open” from July 5th to 7th 2018, which is a tournament Pro Golf Tour. Players come from various countries, such as Germany, Austria, France, Spain, England, Scotland, Morocco, Egypt and the Netherlands. In European golf, the Pro Golf Tour comes after the European Tour and the Challenge Tour and is an official qualifying tour. Many professional golfers start at the Pro Golf Tour, but the level is high because there is also a qualifying school for playing rights on the Pro Golf Tour. More information about the Pro Golf Tour can be found on www.pga.de/schedule-latest.html.
This is the first time a Pro Golf Tour event will be played in the Netherlands.
Three Broekpolder professionals are playing currently on the Pro Golf Tour:
– Dylan Boshart (www.dylanboshart.nl): one win
– Maarten Bosch (www.maartenbosch.nl): one win
– Axel Geers (www.axelgeers.com)
Until 2012, The Pro Golf Tour was organized under the name EPD Tour. Joost Luiten started his professional career in 2007 at the EPD Tour, has won a tournament en promoted via the Challenge Tour to the European Tour. Als Martin Kaymer started at the EPD Tour. The head office is based in Munich, Germany, and is linked to the PGA Germany.
Young and talented professionals from Europa are competing in around 20 tournaments throughout Europe for € 30.000 prize money per tournament and the Order of Merit. The top 5 at the end of the season qualifies for the Challenge Tour in the following season. Als the winner of three tournaments during the season promotes directly to the Challenge Tour.
A good chance to see these talented young golf professionals from close range, from which some may become famous later and win tournaments at the highest level. There will be invitations from our organization for Dutch golf professionals with playing rights on the pro Golf Tour. Also some Dutch top amateurs will be invited with wild cards.
|dinsdag 3 juli||Practice day|
|woensdag 4 juli||Pro-am with guests|
|donderdag 5 juli||First round with 150 players|
|vrijdag 6 juli||Second round with 150 players|
|zaterdag 7 juli||Final round with 40 players (+ ties)|