Wales Open

About ISPS Handa Wales Open

18th - 21st September 2014

The ISPS Handa Wales Open at the Celtic Manor Resort has grown into one of the premier events on The European Tour since its inception in 2000.


See The Stars In Wales

Ryder Cup stars have rushed to sign up for this year's ISPS HANDA Wales Open as they look for the perfect tune-up for the big showdown against the Americans at Gleneagles the following week.

Former World No 1 Lee Westwood is the latest to confirm he will be winging in for the tournament at the Celtic Manor Resort after winning a wildcard pick for the Ryder Cup. Other members of Paul McGinley's team competing in the ISPS HANDA Wales Open include Welshman Jamie Donaldson, Thomas Bjorn and Stephen Gallacher.

Also entered for the tournament are stars of recent Ryder Cups like Paul Casey, Robert Karlsson, Ross Fisher, Nicolas Colsaerts, Francesco Molinari, David Howell and Paul Lawrie, as well as recent European Tour winners Hennie Otto, Thongchai Jaidee, Pablo Larrazabal, Tommy Fleetwood, Shane Lowry, Danny Willett, David Horsey and Rafa Cabrera-Bello.


So don't delay. Book your tickets now to see the strongest field assembled at Celtic Manor since the 2010 Ryder Cup. Adult day tickets £25, season tickets for all 4 days £55.


Drawsheets

Pro Am Drawsheet PDF

Round One Drawsheet PDF

Round Two Drawsheet PDF 


Format

A 72-hole strokeplay tournament


Attendance

Around 40,000 people attend the tournament every year


Television Coverage

The ISPS Handa Wales Open is broadcast worldwide with live tournament coverage on Sky TV covering 160 million households across the globe. Substantial highlights programmes also feature on Sky and BBC Wales broadcasts highlights on the final two days of the Championship.

Worldwide coverage of the ISPS Handa Wales Open includes live coverage on The Golf Channel in the USA and Canada, reaching more than 83 million homes in North America.

Substantial live broadcasts are also transmitted by television stations across Europe, and in more than 30 countries worldwide including South Africa, China, Japan, Australia, India and the Middle East.


Total airtime and distribution figures for 2013 were as follows:

Total Live home Reach - 220,615,606

Total Live/Delayed - 2104.33 hours


Prize Fund

£1,800,000


Top ten prizes

1 - £300,000

2 - £200,000

3 - £112,680

4 - £90,000

5 - £76,320

6 - £63,000

7 - £54,000

8 - £45,000

9 - £40,320

10 - £36,000


Volunteer at ISPS Handa Wales Open

There will be a variety of roles for Marshals from carrying a match scoreboard to supervising the spectator rope line. 

The role will involve lots of walking and would suit a keen golfer. 


Please contact mavis.drew@tesco.net for more information



For bookings and information contact our Special Events Team on +44 (0)1633 410318


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