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Professionals Begin Earning Their #PassportToPravets2 min read

Posted on: 11th Jul 2015

The 2015 UniCredit PGA Professional Championship ‘Passport To Pravets’ campaign is underway as the Championship is confirmed to take place from the 14 – 17th October 2015 at Pravets Golf & Spa Resort, Bulgaria.

The Championship is the Association’s flagship full 72-hole individual strokeplay tournament and is the flagship event of a now 13 event-strong tournament calendar, the most comprehensive in the PGAs of Europe’s 25-year history.

24 PGAs have their qualifying events in place, and when complete, the leading eligible players will qualify to compete at the Championship for a prize fund of €60,000 and the prestigious title.

Along with the qualifiers from Member Country PGAs, the Championship will this year come with the added boost that the ‘Passport to Pravets’ banner provides – each of the eligible winners from the other PGAs of Europe Championships and Sanctioned Events on the calendar will also qualify to compete.


Already confirmed to play from this category are 2015 Kempinski “The Dome” Pro-Am winner, Liam Bond (PGA of Great Britain & Ireland), along with 2015 Golfbreaks.com Pinehurst Pro-Am winner, Simon Edwards (PGA of Great Britain & Ireland).

Also returning again after Top-10 finishes in 2014 are Laurent Poncelet (PGA of France), Paul Archbold (PGA of Germany) and Zeke Martinez (PGA of Italy).

PGA Professionals can contact their PGA to find out more on qualifying for the Championship.

2015 UniCredit PGA Professional Championship of Europe Qualifying Events

PGA of…ChampionshipVenueStart DateEnd Date
South AfricaPGA of SA National Championship 2015Oubaai Golf Club05/12/201505/14/2015
SlovakiaPGA SK Pro Am Golf TourGreen Resort Hrubá Borša05/25/201505/25/2015
EnglandTitleist & FootJoy PGA Professional ChampionshipBurnham & Berrow06/02/201506/05/2015
CanadaPGA Championship of CanadaCabot Links06/15/201506/18/2015
GreeceGreek PGA ChampionshipCosta Navarino06/20/201506/23/2015
FinlandFinnish PGA ChampionshipHelsinki Golf Club06/25/201506/27/2015
NorwayInstructors ChampionshipKragero Golf Resort06/29/201506/30/2015
WalesWelsh National PGA ChampionshipRadyr07/08/201507/09/2015
HollandBenelux PGA TrophyLimburg GCC07/22/201507/23/2015
BelgiumBenelux PGA TrophyLimburg GCC07/22/201507/23/2015
IcelandIcelandic Strokeplay ChampionshipAkranes07/23/201507/26/2015
ScotlandDuddington OOM ChallengeDuddington07/28/201507/29/2015
SpainSpanish PGA ChampionshipGolf Santa Maria07/31/201508/02/2015
HungaryHungarian Professional ChampionshipOld Lake Golf Club08/03/201508/05/2015
Czech RepublicCzech PGA Strokeplay Championship 2015Ypsilon Golf Resort Liberec08/22/201508/25/2015
GermanyHDI German PGA ChampionshipGC Am Alten Fliess08/24/201508/26/2015
IrelandSouthern ChampionshipPowerscourt – West08/24/201508/25/2015
SwitzerlandSwiss PGA OOMN/A09/09/201509/09/2015
SloveniaPGA Slovenia ChampionshipGolf Arboretum09/11/201509/13/2015
PolandPGA Poland ChampionshipFirst Warsaw G&CC09/13/201509/16/2015
PortugalNational ChampionshipOporto Golf Club09/17/201509/19/2015
ItalyPGAI Teaching Pro ChampionshipGolf Club Grado09/23/201509/24/2015
SwedenVolkswagen PGA OpenHooks GK09/24/201509/26/2015


For more information on the 2014 UniCredit PGA Professional Championship of Europe visit the Tournament Hub Page, follow @PGAsofEurope and search #PassportToPravets on Twitter, or like the PGAs of Europe Facebook Page.