European Tour Schedule for March
February month saw Shubhankar Sharma climbing the top spot with a win at the Maybank Championship with a final round consisting 10 birdies, later Joost Luiten returned to winning circle with NBO Oman Open, and the month came to an end with the last round fight for the title between Eddie Pepperell and Ross Fisher at Commercial Bank Qatar Masters, where Eddie overcame the charges for the win.
March too sounds great for the European Tour with four events scheduled on the Tour:
- WGC – Mexico Championship – Mar.1 – Mar.4, 2018
- Tshwane Open – Mar.1 – Mar.4, 2018
- Hero Indian Open – Mar.8 – Mar.8, 2018
- WGC – Dell Technologies Match Play – Mar.21 – Mar.25, 2018
WGC – Mexico Championship
The tournament will be played from Mar. 1 – Mar.4, 2018 in Naucalpan, Mexico at Club de Golf Chapultepec with a prize fund of US$10,000,000 and Dustin Johnson as the defending champion from 2017 who won by a stroke over Tommy Fleetwood.
The Tshwane Open is a golf tournament played since 2013 in Gauteng Province, South Africa. The event was established in 2013 and played at Copperleaf Golf and Country Estate in Centurion, South Africa in 2013 and 2014 before moving to Pretoria Country Club in Waterkloof in 2015. It is co-sanctioned by the European and Sunshine Tour.
In 2017 Dean Burmester won it by three-strokes over Jorge Campillo and Mikko Korhonen.
The event will be played from Mar.1 – Mar.4, 2018.
Hero Indian Open
Hero Indian Open is a golf tournament on the Asian Tour that is currently held at the Delhi Golf Club. It became a European Tour co-sanctioned event in 2015.
Established in 1964, the first event was won by Australian Peter Thomson, who was the inspiration behind the event. The first Indian to win the event was amateur Prem Gopal Sethi in 1965, by seven strokes. It was not until 1991 when Ali Sher became champion, that India had another winner.
SSP Chawrasia will be looking forward to defending his title for the third time after winning them consecutively in 2015 and 2016.
WGC – Dell Technologies Match Play
The field consists of the top 64 golfers from the OWGR on March 11. The event will be played from Mar.21 – Mar. 25, 2018 with Dustin Johnson as the defending champion. The same event is played on the PGA Tour and more details can be found here.