888 unveiled as golf tour sponsors
888poker are to sponsor the new season of the PGA EuroPro Tour.
The online poker room will be the title sponsor of the Tour for 2012 having previously sponsored last year’s EuroPro Tour Championships at Mar Menor in Spain.
Founded in 2001 as a partnership between the PGA and Matchroom Sport, the EuroPro Tour is the leading developmental golf tour in the world, with the top five players in the Order of Merit at the end of each season advancing to the Challenge Tour.
A number of top golfers began their careers on the tour, including 2010 Open winner Louis Oosthuizen and 2010 European Ryder Cup team member Ross Fisher.
888poker director of marketing Gareth Edwards said: “888Poker are delighted to be main title sponsors of the PGA EuroPro Tour. Having had such success with our experience last year, we are very confident being the 2012 title sponsor ticks all the right boxes.”