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Women and men will compete for similar prize at Jordan Blended Open

Throughout the first week of April, golf historical past can be made. No, we’re not speaking in regards to the Masters (that’s the second week of April). Starting on April four, women and men will compete on the identical course on the identical day for a single particular person prize for the primary time ever on the Jordan Blended Open introduced by Ayla.

A 123-player area consisting of 40 gamers from the Staysure Tour (the European Tour equal of the PGA Tour Champions), European Problem Tour (the European Tour equal of the Internet.com Tour) and the Girls European Tour, plus three amateurs, will face off in combined teams in a 54-hole stroke-play battle at Ayla Golf Membership, positioned in Aqaba, Jordan.

The gamers will play from three tee positions chosen every day by representatives from every of the three respective excursions. Pin positions have additionally been thoughtfully analyzed to account for the the variances within the three Tour’s spin charges, with the aim being that each gap location can be equally approachable for each participant within the area — so long as she or he is coming at it from the appropriate place.

“Discovering the right stability with course arrange for the Jordan Blended Open is the collective precedence for all three excursions,” mentioned match director Simon Higginbottom. “Our purpose is that if a fairway bunker or comparable impediment is in play for a Girls European Tour participant, it’s going to even be in play for the Staysure and Problem Tour gamers.”

Notable commitments to the Jordan Blended Open embrace Meghan MacLaren, a latest winner on the Girls European Tour, Solheim Cup gamers Emily Pedersen and Trish Johnson, multiple-time European Tour winner Marcel Siem, and three-time main champion Nick Worth.

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