European Tour Start in Madeira Island Open
Who else wants a European Tour start?
The winner of this series, you'll gain entry into the €600,000 prize fund Madeira Island Open at Clube de Golf do Santo da Serra, from 8th May 2014 to 11th May.
This is a fantastic opportunity for any professional golfer and our gratitude goes out to José Correia, President of the PGA of Portugal, for providing you with this incredible chance to further your career for the second year in succession.
After the success of last season, we're running it again! How would you like to start your season playing tournament golf in the sun?
As long as you're a professional golfer or Cat 1 amateur, you can play - no Jamega Membership is required! You’ll get four, 2 day tournaments on 3 championship courses, providing great golf, on superb greens in excellent weather.
You’ll be playing on the Portuguese/Spanish Algarve, just on the border of Spain & Portugal, under 40 minutes from Faro Airport.
You start the series down by the river at Costa Esuri then Seve’s water strewn Quinta do Vale, back over the river to Spain to test yourself at Jose Maria Olazabal's masterpiece, La Monacilla, then finally back to take on Seve’s “tester” again.
10,11,12th March - Fly out to Faro
12th March - Official practice, Costa Esuri
13th March - Costa Esuri, Professional Tournament, Day 1
14th March - Costa Esuri, Professional Tournament, Day 2
15th March - Official practice, Quinta do Vale
16th March - Quinta do Vale, Professional Tournament, Day 1
17th March - Quinta do Vale, Professional Tournament, Day 2
18th March - Official practice, La Monacilla
19th March - La Monacilla, Professional Tournament, Day 1
20th March - La Monacilla, Professional Tournament, Day 2
21st March - Official practice, Quinta do Vale
22nd March - Quinta do Vale, Professional Tournament, Day 1
23rd March - Quinta do Vale, Professional Tournament, Day 2 (Night flights to the UK are also available, post event.)
24th March - Return flight to the UK.
Please note (if you're arriving early or departing later): These discounted hotel rates and free practice facilities at Quinta do Vale have been arranged for a period of up to 14 days.
We have negotiated accommodation prices for up to 14 days in Portugal with the 4*Eurotel Hotel on the Beach at Altura on the Eastern Algarve (www.eurotel-altura.com). The cost of sharing a twin room will be £460 per person based on 2 players sharing. Single player occupancy will cost £635.
For non golfers i.e. caddy, wife, girlfriend or parent etc sharing with a player the cost of the accommodation for the non golfer £355.
These prices include Breakfast, Gym membership, all practice rounds, Free use of the practice facilities at each venue, including free Range Balls, for the duration of your stay. The Hotel does have a Spa, the use of which is subject to an extra charge.
If you require rates for a different length of stay or have any other queries please call the tour phone on 07910 562735
Entry & Fees:
You’ll need to pay normal Jamega tournament entry fees of £220 or €260 per event, for a professional (Men and Ladies). For an amatuer entry is through Single Figure Golfer and is £130. Click here, to enter.
Entry fees if you provide your our own accommodation will be £255, or €300 per event. This includes the practice facilities and range balls that are built in to the normal accommodation price.
Flights and Further Travel Information:
Book your flights early with British Airways, Easyjet & Monarch to get the best prices. Car hire comes can be as cheap as £90 per car for 10 days.
Your total costs will come in at about £400, per event. You’ll need to pay a deposit of £200 on entering and full payment of all fees will be needed by 14th February. If you pay by credit card, your total cost will be subject to a 4% surcharge.
Fields are strictly limited on a first come first served basis, so call now on 07910 562735 to guarantee your place.