The fifth edition of the Royal Trophy golf championship played between the continents of Europe and Asia has been scheduled to take place on 7-9 January 2011 at Black Mountain Golf Club in the coastal city of Hua Hin. The prestigious and highly competitive team match-play continental Championship will feature eight players and a captain representing the Asian and European continents respectively in a series of sixteen foursomes, four-ball and singles matches.
“I am delighted that the fifth edition of the Royal Trophy will take place on 7-9 January 2011 at Black Mountain Golf Club in Hua Hin on the Gulf of Thailand. The Royal Trophy is developing into one of the world’s great sporting competitions and I wish it continues to grow for many years to come;” said Spanish golf legend Seve Ballesteros.
“The fourth edition of the Royal Trophy was fantastic with Europe and Asia competing all the way to the final hole of the final match. The Royal Trophy is the only sporting event which brings Asia together as one and the competitive spirit and sportsmanship demonstrated by the captains and players at the conclusion of the fourth edition was something very special. The Royal Trophy is becoming the greatest force for the further development of professional golf in Asia;” added the two-time Masters and three-time Open Championship winner.
“I am confident that Black Mountain Golf Club will be great host for the fifth edition of the Championship and that the European and Asian Teams will deliver spectacular golf and a great Match;” he concluded.
Located in the outskirts of the old-charmed coastal resort town of Hua Hin, Black Mountain Golf Club’s ultra-luxurious championship golf course is set amongst huge valleys surrounded by jutting mountains ranges. Featuring masterfully crafted fairways and greens; the Black Mountain layout promises to provide a serious challenge to the European and Asian golf elite.