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Gary Player to Star at Golf Live in London
May 10, 2012 | Filed Under: General News
The Black Knight will be giving the benefit of all his expertise and experience to fans at Golf Live, from May 18-20 at the London Golf Club, England, alongside a host of other star names.
The nine-time Major and Senior Tour Major winner will be on hand to display his full array of talents in a variety of clinics and skills challenges as well as meeting visitors and signing autographs throughout the three-day golfing extravaganza.
Ryder Cup winning captain Colin Montgomerie and European Tour winners Thomas Levet, Pablo Larrazabal, Oli Fisher and Rhys Davies will be among the other Tour stars showing off their skills at the event, while Solheim Cup captain Alison Nicholas and Ladies European Tour players Melissa Reid and Carly Booth will be representing the women’s side of the game.
Player said: “The world of golf is evolving all the time and I’m delighted to have been asked to be a part of Golf Live. I love coming to the UK and to have the opportunity to interact with the crowd is very exciting.”
As well as meeting and learning from the big-name golfers, golf fans will have a host of interactive features to enjoy including free golf lessons; club-fitting; the opportunity for a Golf Monthly swing MOT; stunning displays from the 2010 world long-drive champion Joe Miller and world-renowned trick-shot artists Jeremy Dale and Paul Barrington.
Visitors can also take advantage of autograph sessions from all the star golfers, including Montgomerie signing copies of his new autobiography which is being specially released for the show, while on-site catering is supplied by Jamie Oliver’s Fabulous Feasts team.
Virgin Atlantic flights are among big prizes available to be won in daily competitions, including long-drive, nearest the pin, putting and events in association with the Seve Ballesteros Foundation and Scotland – the Home of Golf.
Lee Westwood’s coach, Pete Cowen, will share his swing methods and secrets while consumers will have the chance to try out the latest in golf club technology from the game’s top brands including TaylorMade, Callaway, Wilson, Cleveland, Mizuno, Yonex, Cobra, Archer Golf, Lynx and PSP, who will all be demonstrating their latest equipment on the show’s 30-bay outdoor driving range.
In addition, the likes of Sub70, Sligo, Powerbug, Asbri, Loudmouth Golf, QOD and Snooper will also be among the impressive cast of companies involved.
As well as being able to watch, listen to and ask questions of the star-studded cast during the three-day show, people also have the chance to play alongside the Tour professionals with Golf Live’s Heritage Hospitality Package available for just £375 plus VAT per person.
Tickets for Golf Live, which takes place from May 18-20, cost just £20 for adults while under-18s can gain free entry by registering on Golf Live’s website.
To inquire about booking a hospitality package, phone 020 7471 1080 and for more information or to buy tickets visit http://www.golfliveevent.com