Bahrain to host European Tour event

July 27, 2010

Bahrain will host a European Tour golf event for the first time in January 2011, it has been announced.

Event sponsors Volvo and the European Tour unveiled the new competition yesterday which will offer US$2.2 million in prize money.

The tournament is being supported by the Bahrain Economic Development Board.

The tournament will take place between 27 and 30 January 2011 at the Royal Golf Club’s Montgomerie championship course.

It will be a ‘Tournament of champions-style’ competition and will see European Tour tournament winners compete together with leading amateurs on one day of the tournament.