With a Professional prize fund of €70,000, the hugely popular 54-hole event will see PGA Professionals and amateur golfers from around the world compete over the world-famous courses at Costa Navarino in the Messinia region of Greece.
The 2018 event was won by PGA of Greece Professional, Henrik Engdahl, who completed an hugely emotional week with the event taking place only a few weeks after the passing of the creator of the Pro-Am, Chairman of Aegean Airlines, and friend and pupil to Engdahl himself, the late, great Mr Theodore Vassilakis.
About PGAs of Europe:
An Association of 33 National PGAs (28 European and 5 international) with a collective membership in excess of 13,450 golf professionals, the PGAs of Europe is committed to the advancement of golf, golfers and the golf profession across Europe.
The Association is also a partner in Ryder Cup Europe as the sole member of the Ryder Cup European Development Trust, and is widely acknowledged as a lead body in the delivery of golf development expertise on a global basis through its collaboration with The R&A in its "Working for Golf" programme www.pgae.com.
About Aegean Airlines
ΑEGEAN and Olympic Air carried 14 million passengers in 2018. 2019 network covers 151 destinations (31 domestic and 120 international) to 44 countries. Since June 30, 2010 AEGEAN is a member of STAR ALLIANCE, the strongest airline alliance worldwide. The Company has been honored with the Skytrax World Airline award, as the best European regional airline in 2018.
For more information on Aegean Airlines visit www.aegeanair.com.
About Costa Navarino
Costa Navarino is the prime, sustainable destination in the Mediterranean, located in the Greek region of Messinia in the southwest Peloponnese.
One of the most unspoiled and breath-taking seaside Mediterranean landscapes, this area has been shaped by 4,500 years of history. Its philosophy is driven by a genuine desire to promote Messinia, while protecting and preserving its natural beauty and heritage.
It will comprise a number of distinct sites featuring 5-star deluxe hotels, luxury residences, conference facilities, spa and thalassotherapy centres, signature golf courses, as well as a wide range of unique year-round activities for adults and children. Navarino Dunes, the first area, is home to two luxury 5-star hotels.
The Romanos, a Luxury Collection Resort and The Westin Resort Costa Navarino; The Dunes Course – the first signature golf course in Greece- Anazoe Spa, a 4,000sqm. spa & thalassotherapy centre; the state-of-the-art conference centre House of Events; specially designed facilities for children; as well as a variety of gastronomy venues, sports, outdoor and cultural activities. Navarino Bay, the second area is home to the signature golf course, The Bay Course.