Jacklin & Lawrie gear up for the 2015 British Par 3 ChampionshipJuly 29, 2015 The Scoop
Star-studded field to compete at Nailcote Hall
Tony Jacklin CBE and Paul Lawrie OBE form part of a star studded cast of golfing legends and current professionals to grace the Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship this year.
The event which takes place from the 11-14th August at Nailcote Hall, Warwickshire has built a reputation as one of the most entertaining events in British golf today.
Two-time Major winner and the most successful Ryder Cup Captain of all-time, Tony Jacklin, is hosting the Championship for the seventh year running.
Also returning to Nailcote Hall is 1999 Open Champion Paul Lawrie, who played a major role in helping Europe regain the Ryder Cup in 2012 and has enjoyed an impressive resurgence in recent years.
Some of the current stars of the European Tour that will be battling it out for their share of the £100,000 prize fund include Jason Palmer, Daniel Brooks, Lee Slattery and Max Orrin.
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This year also sees strong representation from the Ladies European Tour including Solheim Cup winner Charley Hull, 2014 LET Rookie of the Year Amy Boulden, two time LET winner Carly Booth and young Scottish LET star Kelsey MacDonald.
The Championship also features two days of Celeb-Am action, welcoming a host of stars to tackle the Cromwell Course. Some of the celebrities already confirmed include: Sky Sports analyst and former F1 World Champion, Damon Hill OBE; Manchester United goalkeeping great, Peter Schmeichel MBE; Former England cricket Captain, Allan Lamb and Soccer Am presenter, Max Rushden.
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Last year saw over 10,000 spectators come through the gates at Nailcote to witness the action.
The event will once again be broadcast by Sky Sports.
Spectators can still apply for free tickets via the Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship website: http://britishpar3.com/tickets.php