Welcome to European Tour Properties – a Network of World Class Golf Venues which all have a close association with The European Tour, one of the game’s foremost organisations.
European Tour Destinations and Courses all have the stamp of tournament quality and present a level of on and off-course facilities guaranteed to provide a memorable golfing experience for all members and visitors.
With facilities located throughout Europe and beyond, many close by to famous cities and cultural experiences, our partner venues offer a range of attractive golf, leisure and accommodation options for visitors, guests and groups. Many also showcase elegant and secluded real-estate opportunities, with bespoke options available.
European Tour Properties – A Network of World Class Golf Venues
Estonia Welcomes Amateur LadiesEstonia Welcomes Amateur Ladies
Wednesday 23rd July sees the start of the European Ladies' Amateur Championship at the stunning Estonian Golf and Country Club, a European Tour Course.
Opened in 2005, the club is regarded as Estonia’s finest golf venue and its Championship Sea Course is ranked 83rd in Golf World’s Top 100 European Courses.
The 72-hole strokeplay event will see 136 amateur ladies face the stiff test that the Sea Course presents as it meanders its way down to the delta of the Jägala River at the edge of the Baltic Sea. The difference between altitudes can be up to 40 meters, with oak alleys, old boulders and natural ponds creating a unique golf course environment. The length and complexity of the course creates a real challenge for golfers of all abilities.
And the winner will also receive an invitation to play alongside some of Europe’s professional ladies at a future Ladies European Tour event, part of a new LET strategy to create a development pathway from entry level to the heights of professional golf by providing an inspirational vision to aspire through richer amateur golf integration, members' education and services.
UAE national golf teams to benefit from new partnershipUAE national golf teams to benefit from new partnership
DP World along with the DP World Tour Championship, The European Tour, the Emirates Golf Federation (EGF), Jumeirah Golf Estates and the European Tour Performance Institute (ETPI), have joined forces in a ground-breaking new partnership aimed at growing the game in the region by supporting the UAE National Golf Teams programme.
The initiative will see the UAE National Golf Teams, which consist of seventeen men, ladies and juniors, benefit from the state-of-the-art European Tour Performance Institute (ETPI) based at Jumeirah Golf Estates, home of the DP World Tour Championship, the season ending tournament of the European Tour’s Race to Dubai.
The ETPI has been lauded throughout the international golfing community for its phenomenal array of top level facilities, with European Tour players regularly visiting Dubai to use it, and the partnership offers the region's most promising players an unrivalled opportunity to develop further.
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European Tour Properties embarks on unique partnership with Fine & CountryEuropean Tour Properties embarks on unique partnership with Fine & Country
European Tour Properties, the network of world class golf venues under the umbrella of The European Tour, has entered into a unique real estate marketing partnership with the multi-award winning estate agency, Fine & Country.
The partnership will see the launch of a new web-based golf division that will boast an exclusive portfolio of elite developments around the globe as part of Fine & Country Golf. Troon Golf, one of the world’s premier luxury golf course management companies, will also form part of this relationship with a select number of their member venues also included.
As part of the agreement, European Tour Properties Member Venues will be assisted with bespoke website and associated real estate marketing activities, and through the creation of this golf specific brand, Fine & Country Golf will be able to promote Properties on a more personalised and individual basis.
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Terre Blanche announces exclusive clinic with world-renowned instructorTerre Blanche announces exclusive clinic with world-renowned instructor
Fancy breakfast in Provence with world-renowned golf instructor David Leadbetter? And then a gentle warm-up session on the driving range before he puts you through your paces with a personalised video session, biomecaswing analysis and technical exercises tailored just for you?
Then take a look at the link below to find out how you can be part of this exclusive clinic which includes tuition from David himself; Alain Alberti, Director of the Leadbetter Golf Academy at Terre Blanche Hotel Spa Golf Resort; Jean-Jacques Rivet, biomechanist, in charge of the Biomechanics and Performance on The European Tour; and the golf teachers of Terre Blanche Leadbetter Golf Academy.
After lunch in the club house, its back to work with further swing analysis and tuition at the training centre, as well as short game and putting. The coach will then give personal debriefings before everyone gathers for a cocktail reception.
And of course you will be sent a final report analysis via email with video of the clinic, personalised technical advice and a customized workout program.
For full details and prices of this exclusive clinic which takes place on September 22 & 23, 2014, at Terre Blanche Hotel Spa Golf Resort, please follow this LINK
Linna Hosts Prestigious Amateur ChampionshipLinna Hosts Prestigious Amateur Championship
Amateurs from across Europe have gathered at Linna Golf, near Helsinki in Finland, to experience the delights of Linna Golf as the European Amateur Team Championship gets underway today.
Over five days of competition, the best 16 countries in Europe fielding teams of six amateur players, will compete for the title with the results determining selections for the 2014 World Golf Championships. Two days of stroke-play qualifying will be followed by three days of matchplay competition to decide the eventual winner.
Participating countries are: Austrian, Belgium, Denmark, England, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Scotland, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.
McDowell secures thrilling victoryMcDowell secures thrilling victory
Graeme McDowell produced a brilliant final round to overturn an eight shot deficit and successfully defend a tournament for the first time in his career.
McDowell shrugged off some miserable weather conditions to retain his Alstom Open de France title, carding a closing 67 at Le Golf National, the joint-lowest round on a wet and windy day.
But the former US Open Champion still needed American Kevin Stadler to miss from two feet for par on the 18th, an effort which would have forced a sudden death play-off.
With McDowell then dropping his only shot of the day on the 18th after finding heavy rough off the tee, Stadler needed to par the 18th to force a play-off but missed from two feet just as McDowell left the recording area to prepare for extra holes.
Stadler's closing 76 left him in a tie for second with Thailand's Thongchai Jaidee, who dropped five shots in the first four holes but played the remainder in four under for a 72.
"I'm very surprised," McDowell said after claiming his tenth European Tour title. "Midway through my second glass of red wine last night, when I was very disappointed with my back-nine performance on Saturday, I really didn't think I'd be a) standing here with an opportunity to be in a play-off and b) with a trophy in my hands.
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Praise pours in for Le Golf NationalPraise pours in for Le Golf National
There has been no shortage of praise this week from players and officials alike as European Tour Destination and 2018 Ryder Cup venue Le Golf National hosts the Alstom Open de France for a 22nd time.
Situated on the outskirts of Versailles near Paris, the well-established home of the Open de France will become only the second Continental venue – following Club de Golf Valderrama, in Spain, in 1997 – to stage The Ryder Cup when the 42nd edition is contested between Europe and the United States in four years’ time.
Le Golf National bested four other bids from rival nations Germany, the Netherlands, Portugal and Spain in an exhaustive bid process and will follow Gleneagles this year and Hazeltine in 2016 in hosting the revered, biennial showpiece.
With its stadium views, risk and reward holes and location close to one of the world’s foremost cities, the 2018 event promises to be quite the spectacle.
“I think Le Golf National is going to be a fantastic Ryder Cup venue for many reasons,” said three-time European Ryder Cup player and defending Open de France champion Graeme McDowell.
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Stenson moves into Jumeirah Golf Estates partnershipStenson moves into Jumeirah Golf Estates partnership
Jumeirah Golf Estates, a European Tour Destination, has signed an exclusive two-year partnership with the reigning Race to Dubai champion and World Number Two, Henrik Stenson, to become an Official Ambassador for the golf and residential development.
Stenson will support the venue’s domestic and global marketing activity, including personal appearances, media and PR. His Tour apparel will now feature the Jumeirah Golf Estates logo on the left-hand sleeve of his shirt, starting with last week’s BMW International Open in Cologne, Germany.
Stenson said; “I’m delighted to be working with Jumeirah Golf Estates. I have a longstanding association with Dubai ever since living there with my family, and since this time Jumeirah Golf Estates has become one of the world’s leading golf developments. I’m proud to be an Ambassador for them.
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Ilonen wins Fota finishIlonen wins Fota finish
Mikko Ilonen completed a wire-to-wire victory as he celebrated his 300th European Tour appearance by winning the Irish Open at Fota Island Resort.
Ilonen, who has a long association with European Tour Course Linna Golf, carded a final round of 70 to finish 13 under par, one shot ahead of Italy's Edoardo Molinari, with Sweden's Kristoffer Broberg and English duo Danny Willett and Matthew Baldwin another shot back in third.
The Finn established a new course record of 64 in the opening round and although that only lasted until Willett, aided by a hole-in-one, shot 63 on Saturday, the 34 year old Finn took a one shot lead into the final round.
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Welcome to the Terre Blanche Classic AmateurWelcome to the Terre Blanche Classic Amateur
Terre Blanche Hotel Spa Golf Resort is delighted to welcome guests and club members from 19th-21st September, 2014 to experience the second Terre Blanche Classic Amateur Competition.
With two Dave Thomas-designed Championship courses – Le Chateau and Le Riou, a Leading Hotel of the World and Spa, the fantastic Albatros Golf Performance Center, together with gourmet restaurants, kids club, tennis and infinity pool, this exclusive resort combines relaxing sport, complete wellness and gourmet pleasures.
The Terre Blanche Amateur Classic Competition includes a two-night hotel and golf package including practice round, 2 competition rounds, access to the Performance Center, access to the spa facilities, lunch boxes, Gala Dinner & cocktails, welcome gifts, prizes and free accommodation for children aged 2-12 years with free access to the kids club.
To register for this event and experience Terre Blanche Hotel Spa Golf Resort*****, visit
Lampert proud of St. Leon-Rot linkLampert proud of St. Leon-Rot link
Moritz Lampert has praised the effect that his Allianz German Boys and Girls Open victory had on his career after the promising young German claimed his second Challenge Tour title on the same weekend his home club, European Tour Destination, Golf Club St. Leon-Rot hosted the prestigious amateur event.
The two-time former Junior Ryder Cup player played his maiden season on The European Tour last year, but it is on the Challenge Tour this season that the 22 year old is really flourishing, winning his second title in just his fifth appearance of 2014 at the Fred Olsen Challenge de España.
As it happened, his two shot victory at La Gomera on the Canary Islands came on the same weekend Golf Club St Leon Rot played host to the Allianz German Boys and Girls Open, where German Nicklas Mattner claimed the boys’ title while Virginia Elena Carta of Italy took the girls’ prize.
Lampert is a huge supporter of the event, especially as a former winner, and was delighted to have done his home club proud on the same weekend as one of the biggest tournaments of the year at the 2015 Solheim Cup venue.
“It’s funny that my win at La Gomera was on the same weekend as the Allianz German Boys and Girls Open at my home Golf Club St. Leon-Rot,” said Lampert. “I played the event a couple of times and exactly four years ago I was able to take home the trophy.
“It’s fantastic to see that the field is getting stronger every year. The kids are all under 18 and you need a plus handicap to enter the tournament. I played many international amateur events but I can say that the Allianz German Boys and Girls Open was always the one that was most professional in terms of organisation.
“The players got the feeling of a proper Tour event. You’re competing against the best amateurs in Europe on a course where Tiger Woods has won three times. It doesn’t get much better than that.”