GolfSixes pro-am celebrities announced for Centurion Club tournament

Vernon Kaye will co-host the GolfSixes tournament at The Cenurion Golf Club in St Albans (Photo by D

Vernon Kaye will co-host the GolfSixes tournament at The Cenurion Golf Club in St Albans (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images) - Credit: Getty Images

The celebrities playing next month’s pro-am ahead of the inaugural GolfSixes event at Centurion Club in St Albans have been announced.

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GolfSixes - Credit: Archant

There are just two weeks to go until GolfSixes, the revolutionary new short form of golf, arrives at Centurion Club from Friday, May 6 to Sunday, May 7, with tickets available now at www.golfsixes.com/tickets

Two-man teams from 16 different nations will compete over six holes with six different personalities at the festival of golf.

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Players from Australia, Belgium, Denmark, England, France, India, Italy, Portugal, Scotland, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Thailand, The Netherlands, USA and Wales will compete against each other for a prize fund of €1 million as the six-hole circuit winds around an activity-packed fan zone.

Hosts Vernon Kay, Anna Whitely, Andrew Coltart, Nick Dougherty and Henni Zuel, and celebrity guest commentators including cricketer Kevin Pietersen and actress, singer and presenter Denise van Outen, will keep fans at the venue and at home up to date with the action.

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On Friday May 5, eight celebrities will pair up with GolfSixes professionals to take on the six-hole circuit, which will kick-start a thrilling weekend of European Tour golf.


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Tournament co-host – and avid golf fan – Vernon Kay, will be joined by Hertfordshire-born footballer-turned-actor Vinnie Jones and horse racing legend Sir AP McCoy.

A map of the GolfSixes site at Centurion Club

A map of the GolfSixes site at Centurion Club - Credit: Archant

Former England cricketer Darren Gough, TV presenter Gethin Jones, former England rugby players Mike Tindall and Andy Gomarsall, and their Scottish counterpart Rory Lawson are also down to play.

The first hole at the GolfSixes tournament at Centurion Club

The first hole at the GolfSixes tournament at Centurion Club - Credit: Archant

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