Justin Rose To Host of 2018 British Masters

Justin Rose has been announced as the tournament host for the 2018 British Masters supported by Sky Sports from October 11-14.

The reigning Olympic Gold Medalist has chosen Walton Heath in Surrey as the host venue.

Rose follows compatriots Ian Poulter, Luke Donald and Lee Westwood as tournament hosts. The 37-year old Englishman won the British Masters in 2002 when he held off Poulter, who hosted the event in its return to the European Tour schedule in 2015 at Woburn.

“I’m very excited to be hosting the British Masters supported by Sky Sports at Walton Heath in 2018,” said Rose. “Walton Heath is a golf course I really, really enjoy playing, in fact I love it. I went back to Walton Heath in the summer just to ensure I wanted to take the tournament there and I had forgotten how good a golf course it is.

“It has got teeth but it is traditional and hopefully the players will really enjoy it. Hopefully we will assemble a strong field, get some good weather and we can host an amazing tournament next October.”


Credits: Getty Images, European Tour Media


PGW Staff

This post was produced by a Pro Golf Weekly staff member.

Add comment

Advertisement

IT’S FREE. NO CATCH.

Like Us On Facebook

Up Next On Tour

DATES 5/24-5/27
TOUR PGA
EVENT Forth Worth Invitational
COURSE Colonial Country Club
LOCALE Forth Worth, Texas
TV GOLF/CBS
PURSE $7,100,000
WIN SHARE $1,250,000
DEFENDING Kevin Kisner
-----------------
TOUR European
EVENT BMW PGA Championship
COURSE Wentworth Club
LOCALE Surrey, England
TV GOLF
PURSE $7,000,000
WIN SHARE $1,041,000
DEFENDING Alex Noren
-----------------
TOUR LPGA
EVENT Volvik Championship
COURSE Travis Pointe Country Club
LOCALE Ann Arbor, Michigan
TV GOLF
PURSE $1,300,000
WIN SHARE $195,000
DEFENDING Shanshan Feng
-----------------
TOUR CHAMPIONS
EVENT KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship
COURSE Golf Club at Harbor Shores
LOCALE Benton Harbor, Michigan
TV GOLF/NBC
PURSE $2,800,000
WIN SHARE $504,000
DEFENDING Bernhard Langer