Athens, December 29th 2017 – Time is fast approaching for the 2nd international golf tournament Messinia Pro-Am, organized by Costa Navarino, on 21-24 February 2018.
Professionals and amateur golfers from the Americas, Europe and Africa have already formed teams and interest is high for the completion of the 50 teams that can register until Friday 19 January 19 2018. Registrations continue via the official website: messiniaproam.costanavarino.com.
Competition is expected to be even higher among the teams during the 2nd Messinia Pro-Am. During the three competitive rounds that will take place at the two 18-hole signature golf courses at Costa Navarino, The Dunes Course and The Bay Course, golfers will claim the 2nd biggest prize fund in Europe. The total amount to be distributed during Messinia Pro-Am is €50,000. The tournament will also award the top 5 best-performing teams, the 3 best professional golfers, while a hole-in-one award will also be given this year.
Every year the event adds new elements to the tournament. For the first time this year, golfers will be able to get real-time updates on team and individual scores, even on their golf buggies, with the Messinia Pro-Am new live score service.
The tournament attracted global interest during the International Golf Travel Market (IGTM) that was recently held in Cannes, 11-14 December 2017.
Aegean Airlines, member of world’s largest global airline alliance Star Alliance, is the official airline partner of the tournament.
Vodafone and MyTransfer are the official sponsors of the tournament.
In addition, Kyvernitis Travel the official travel partner coordinates and ensures a smooth registration & accommodation process.
For the first time the tournament is supported by the innovative services of the sports science partner Fysiotek. Official supporters of the tournament are J.VOURAKIS SONS EE, Luc Belaire, Stoli, Paulaner, METAXA, Kir-Yianni, Marendry, Nescafé Alegria and Siampis.
The 2nd Messinia Pro-Am is also assisted by ECOLAB, Kayak, Stefanouris, Messiniaki Paradosi, Dimiourgies and Fever-Tree.
Messinia Pro-Am is organized in cooperation with the PGAs of Europe, under the auspices of PGA of Greece, the Hellenic Golf Federation and the Hellenic Olympic Academy.
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 breathtaking 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 4,000sq.m. 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. Download high resolution photos and logos from the press section in downloads on the website www.costanavarino.com, using the password Nestor.