Volvo's virtual golf club is offering all amateur golfers in the UK the chance to play its new Volvo Fantasy Golf game, or to sign up to actually play some of the most famous championship golf courses in the country in the imminent Volvo Golf Club Series.Volvo Fantasy Golf
Volvo Fantasy Golf is free to play by visiting www.volvocars.co.uk/golfclub, and offers one lucky winner a week's holiday for two in a golf and spa resort in Mauritius, plus a two-day UK golf break for the runner up, or a 'four ball' at Wentworth for whoever comes third, as well as monthly prizes for the best team managers.
The fantasy game is based on 26 European Tour and key golf events this summer, with some practice rounds available until the game starts for real with the Daily Telegraph Dunlop Masters on 12 May 2005. Players can choose five of the current top European Tour golfers or pick a lucky dip team.Volvo Golf Club Series
This year's Volvo Golf Club Series starts on 12 May and takes place at 10 top UK golf courses across the UK until 2 September. The competition is open to all amateur golfers (not just Volvo owners) who join the virtual Volvo Golf Club and offers all competitors the experience of treading the same famous fairways that have seen some of the most exciting exploits in golfing history. The winner and runner up from each event qualify for an expenses-paid trip to the national final at Wentworth on 12-13 October, plus the ultimate prospect of playing in the World Final at Sotogrande, near Valderrama in Spain on 26-30 October.
Joining the Volvo Golf Club and entering the competition is free and easy via the dedicated website www.volvocars.co.uk/golfclub, or with an application form from a Volvo dealer. Members can also benefit from offers from the club's partners, such as Srixon, Golf International magazine and golfbreaks.com, as well as an exclusive discount scheme on most new Volvos¹.The dates and venues for the Volvo Club Series:
|12 May||The Longcross Course, Foxhills Golf Club, Surrey|
|26 May||Old Thorns Golf Hotel and Country Club, Hampshire|
|16 June||Hillside Golf Club, Southport, Lancashire|
|7 July||Nott’s Golf Club, Hollinwell, Notts|
|14 July||The Hunting Course, The DeVere Slaley Hall, Northumberland|
|29 July||Little Aston Golf Club, Birmingham|
|5 August||The Alwoodley Club, Harrogate, Yorkshire|
|11 August||The Celtic Manor Resort, Wales|
|24 August||Magnolia Park Golf and Country Club, Oxfordshire|
|2 September||The Eden Course, St Andrews, Scotland|
|12-13 October||Volvo Masters Amateur Final, the Wentworth Club, Surrey|
|26-30 October||Volvo Masters Amateur World Final, Sotogrande, Andalucia, Spain|
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