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Costa Navarino Welcomes Golfers from Around the World for 2nd Messinia Pro-Am

Photo @ Messinia Pro-Am

Photo @ Messinia Pro-Am

The excitement for the 2nd Messinia Pro-Am at Costa Navarino is building! In less than a week, the international tournament will welcome 44 teams of professionals and amateurs to tee off at the destination’s signature golf courses in the mild climate of Messinia. The 2nd Messinia Pro-Am will take place February 21-24.

Professional athletes and golf enthusiasts are joining the 2nd Messinia Pro-Am  tournament from around the world. Also joining the golf action will be famous British pop musicians Brian McFadden and Keith Duffy.

The program of the tournament kicks off on February 20 with the registration of teams at The Westin Resort Costa Navarino. The first official practice day will take place at the two 18-hole courses The Dunes Course and The Bay Course.

On February 21, Costa Navarino will welcome participants at the “All That Jazz” reception and the action will begin the next day — February 22 — for athletes and golf enthusiasts who will enjoy the action on both courses.

Photo @ Messinia Pro-Am

Photo @ Messinia Pro-Am

On February 23, the tournament schedule includes the “Rock ‘n’ Roll” charity night event. All participants are invited to the bowling game “A good cause to STRIKE”, during which for every pin knocked down, a monetary donation will be made towards the charity association SOS Children’s Villages Greece. (The tournament also encourages online donations here.)

On February 24, the tournament will conclude with the festive “Shiny” gala dinner and prize giving ceremony. The evening’s hosts Manos Gavras and Elena Charbila — two internationally known actors of Greek origin — will welcome guests and winners at the ceremony.

The full schedule of the 2nd Messinia Pro-Am is available here.

Photo @ Messinia Pro-Am

Photo @ Messinia Pro-Am

The official airline partner of the tournament is Star Alliance member Aegean Airlines. Kyvernitis Travel is the event’s official travel partner that will ensure a smooth registration and accommodation process.

The official sponsors of the event are Vodafone, Athens International Airport and MyTransfer. Samsung has been announced as the official technology partner of the tournament, for the first time in Greece in the field of golf tournaments.

The Messinia Pro-Am tournament will be supported by Fysiotek as sports science partner and the official supporters of the tournament include Ford Motor Hellas, Natural Mineral Water “Vikos”, J.VOURAKIS SONS EE, Poseidonia, Luc Belaire, Stoli, Paulaner, METAXA, Kir-Yianni, Marendry, Nescafé Alegria, Kalamata Papadimitriou and Siampis. The 2nd Messinia Pro-Am is assisted by ECOLAB, Kayak, Stefanouris, Messiniaki Paradosi, Dimiourgies, Fever-Tree and Avanti.

Messinia Pro-Am is organized in cooperation with the PGAs of Europe, under the auspices of PGA of Greece, the Hellenic Golf Federation and the Hellenic Olympic Academy.

The Greek Travel Pages (GTP) is a communication sponsor for the 2nd Messinia Pro Am.

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