FALDO SERIES SET FOR NEXT STOP AT OLD FOLD MANOR
93 PLAYERS TO COMPETE OVER 54-HOLES FOR ENGLAND SOUTH TITLE
9 June 2014: The Faldo Series will resume its UK season next week when it returns to Old Fold Manor, Barnet on June 16-18. A full field of 78 boys and 15 girls has already been confirmed for the 54-hole England South Championship
“Our South of England Championship was once again heavily oversubscribed and that is a testament to the high number and depth of quality golfers in the region,” said Sir Nick Faldo. “We are excited about returning to Old Fold Manor where there will be a lot to play for with World Amateur Golf Ranking points on offer as well as five spots in the Grand Final. I’ll be following the scores with interest and look forward to welcoming the winners to The Greenbrier in October.”
“We are delighted to once again host the prestigious Faldo Series,” said Adrian Jackson, Manager of Old Fold Manor Golf Club. “The staff and members of the Club are looking forward to welcoming some of the country’s top young golfers as they try to qualify for the final at The Greenbrier. Good luck to all the competitors and I trust that they will enjoy our course, which is well known for having some of the best putting surfaces in the South of England.”
2011 Faldo Series Boys’ Under-16 Champion Cameron Long is amongst the stellar field at Old Fold Manor, which features a number of last year’s finalists and England internationals. The winner of each division – three boys and a girl – plus the girls’ runner-up will join Faldo at the season-ending 18th Faldo Series Grand Final at The Greenbrier, USA.
Supported by The R&A, ISPS Handa, The European Tour and The Greenbrier the 2014 Faldo Series Europe schedule features 17 tournaments in 15 countries including three in England plus others in Abu Dhabi, Ireland, Chile, Wales, Brazil, Scotland, Czech Republic, Italy, Austria, Netherlands, Germany, Poland, Slovakia and the USA.
Established in 1996, 40 Faldo Series tournaments now take place in 30 countries worldwide with more than 7,000 golfers participating each year. Past winners include Major Champions Rory McIlroy and Yani Tseng.