Ryder Cup stars coming to St Albans for GolfSixes
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Ryder Cup stars Chris Wood and Andy Sullivan will represent England at the GolfSixes tournament in St Albans this May.
Tournament host Centurion Golf Club has extended its £6 special offer on adult tickets until March 26.
Mr Wood said: “Sully and I are good mates and I think we make a good team.
“We’ve both had amazing experiences in the past representing Europe at The Ryder Cup, and England at the World Cup of Golf.”
They will be competing against pairs from 15 other nations, including USA, Thailand, and Italy.
It has also been announced Richie Ramsey and Marc Warren will play for Scotland.
Mr Wood said: “With the countries who are taking part, there could be some pretty intriguing rivalries thrown up, and I’m sure we’ll see plenty of passion from the players and the fans.
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“It’s a fresh, new format and I think that’s very welcome in golf right now.”
The tournament, which is being held from May 6 to 7, will feature teams split into four groups of four, before the top two teams from each group progress to the knockout stages.
The knockout stages will consist of quarter-finals, the semi-finals, a third and fourth place play-off match and the final, all of which will be contested on Sunday, May 7.
Denmark’s competitor Thorbjørn Olesen said: “There aren’t too many opportunities to play team golf, and it definitely adds an extra edge when you are representing your country.”
Visit www.eventbrite.co.uk to buy tickets.