2nd Annual Aegean Airlines Pro-Am Golf
Tournament Scheduled 1-3 June 2007 in Crete

Following the success of the First Aegean Airlines Pro-Am in Crete in 2006, the founder and title sponsor, “Aegean Airlines S.A.,” has announced the dates for the 2nd Aegean Airlines Pro-Am scheduled at Crete Golf Club in Hersonissos from 1-3 June 2007. The event last year attracted 52 teams from 13 countries and the winner-professional was Liam Bond from Wales, UK. The overall winning team was made up of Kyle Rushall, D. Dean, M Fortune and D. O´Neil from the Keele Golf Centre from Staffordshire, UK.

The Pro-Am was an initiative of Aegean Airlines to contribute to the improvement and enrichment of Greek tourism and the advancement of golf in the country. The success of last year’s Pro-Am is the first step towards making Greece a golfing destination and a host of international calibre golfing tournaments. In association with Crete Golf S.A and the Crete Golf Club, the 2nd Aegean Airlines Pro-Am is fully endorsed by The PGAs of Europe, and supported by the PGA of Greece and the Hellenic Golf Federation.

This prestigious 36-hole Pro-Am will be hosted at Bob Hunt’s celebrated desert-style, 18-hole Championship Golf Course at Hersonnissos, Crete. The 2nd Aegean Airlines Pro-Am is open to a maximum of 40 teams made up of one Professional and three amateur players. The purse for this year’s tournament is €60,000 euros and the professional winner will receive the Aegean Airlines Pro-Am trophy along with a check for €7,000 euros. It is worth noting that approximately €12,000 from the tournament income will be donated to a local children’s charity.

The 2nd Aegean Airlines Pro-Am is a stroke play and will be held over 36-holes on the 2nd and 3rd of June where 18-holes will be played every day. The winners will be the top six teams with the highest cumulative scores from the two Pro-Am rounds, while the two Net Team prizes will be awarded for the second day round scores.

Deadline for entries is April 30, 2007. The entry fee for amateur players is set at €600 for early registration and €800 for late registration. There is no entry fee for professionals. Places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. All travel and accommodation for professionals is sponsored by Aegean Airlines, Maris Hotels and Hertz.

(Posting date 24 April 2007)

Photos from last year's tournament. For more information on the 2nd Aegean Airlines Pro-Am and other queries relating to travel, accommodation arrangements and social events, contact the organizers AC&C International S.A by email aegeanproam@acnc.gr, fax:0030 210 68 44 777 or visit the website www.aegeanproam.gr

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