British Masters returns again to the Grove in 2016

British Masters returns again to the Grove in 2016

The Grove is hosting the British Masters golf tournament on 12-16 October. To ensure the success of the event and minimise the impact on our roads, temporary road restrictions will be in place.

  • Luke Donald has chosen to stage the 2016 British Masters at The Grove
  • It will be the second time The Grove has hosted a European Tour event

Stars of the European Tour will go head-to-head under floodlights in an innovative, fast-paced one-hole knockout contest at The Grove next month.

The Hero Challenge will feature eight players in seven quick-fire head-to-head straight knockout matches, with the last man standing being crowned champion and the entire contest concluded in less than an hour.

Former Watford boss Gianfranco Zola and Arsenal and Wales midfielder Aaron Ramsey are among a star-studded cast set to play in the British Masters Pro-Am at The Grove on Wednesday.

As well as former Chelsea boss and Italian international Zola, ex-AC Milan striker Andriy Shevchenko is also set to take part in the 18-hole event, along with Liverpool greats Kenny Dalglish and Robbie Fowler, plus several Sky Sports presenters and pundits including Jamie Redknapp and Matt Le Tissier.

Formula 1 world champion Damon Hill, rugby union stars Will Greenwood, Mike Tindall, Keith Wood and All Blacks legend Zinzan Brooke and seven-time world snooker champion Stephen Hendry.

The Grove will host only its second European Tour event, having held a World Golf Championship tournament nine years ago, won by former world number one Tiger Woods.

Luke Donald, former World Number One, returns to The Grove for this prestigious event in his role as tournament Ambassador.
‘I’m very delighted to say we are going to The Grove, which of course hosted a WGC back in 2006,’ said Donald.

European Tour, Fairhurst (As Transport Consultants), Hertfordshire Highways, Highways England and Hertfordshire Constabulary have developed a Travel Management Strategy.

Read more at http://watfordlondon.uk/big_sporting_names_set_to_play-at-British-Masters-2016-Grove-Watford.html

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