For those Tour Golf Blog readers who hail from across the pond, you might be interested in checking out this years British Par 3 Championship.
The Championship, which started in 1933, will return to Nailcote Hall between the 4 – 7th August 2009, and will play host to a huge array of big names within the golf scene in addition to well known celebrities from television and the media.
Tony Jacklin CBE will be hosting the event for the second year running, and this year marks the celebration of the 40th anniversary of his legendary British Open win. This years celebrities include:
- Kriss Akabusi MBE
- William Roache MBE
- Peter Shilton MBE OBE
- John Virgo
- Lee Sharpe
- Peter Schmeichel
The celebrities will play along side professionals Graeme Storm, Tom Whitehouse, David Lynn & Lee Slattery for 4 days of golf competition concluding with the par 3 championship on August 7th. Other festivities include black tie dinners and the V.I.P banquets.
For more information and to learn how you can be a part of the historic British Par 3 Championship event, visit http://www.britishpar3championship.co.uk/