BuckinghamshireGolf Club, the Ladies European Tour's headquarters, will host host a newflagship tournament when the first ISPS Handa Ladies British Masters is playedthere from 16-18 August.
Announcing the £300,000 tournament at apress conference on Monday, the Ladies European Tour's executive directorAlexandra Armas said that the event would attract some of the world's bestgolfers to the south of England.
Buckinghamshire Golf Club, with its magnificent18-hole parkland course designed by John Jacobs O.B.E. and majestic Grade IIListed clubhouse, is conveniently located just outside London and hashosted a number of top amateur and professional tournaments.( discount golf clubs)
John O'Leary, Golf Director, said: "Onbehalf of everyone at Buckinghamshire Golf Club, we thank Dr Handa and ISPS forbringing the Ladies British Masters here to us. We look forward to welcomingthe players, media, guests and spectators to a world class Ladies European Tourgolf event in August 2012."
ISPS Chairman Dr Haruhisa Handa said:"ISPS is thrilled to become title sponsor of this exciting new event.
"The Buckinghamshire Golf Club is afantastic venue and we are looking forward to working with them on hosting theISPS Handa Ladies British Masters over their championship course.
"The event occupies a prime summerslot in the 2012 sporting calendar, coming as it will, immediately after the2012 Olympic Games and a week before the 2012 Paralympic Games and it offers anideal opportunity for ISPS to further promote our mission for taylormaderbz driver to become a Paralympic sport."
On behalf of the Event Promoter, WSMCommunications, Chief Executive Andrew White said: "The ISPS Handa LadiesBritish Masters represents a great opportunity for ISPS to further raise theprofile of blind and disabled golf.
"ISPS does such valuable work intaking taylormaderbz irons to this audience and in actively raising participation inblind and disabled golf across the world."
Britain's all-time great, Laura Davies, wholives in nearby Surrey, said: "I am very happy to be playing taylormaderbz fairway in this new tournament and over such a beautifulcourse as the Buckinghamshire.