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Magical Messinia Set to Host Inaugural Pro-Am2 min read

Posted on: 21st Oct 2016

Greece’s Costa Navarino, the prime sustainable golf destination in the Mediterranean, will play host to the 1st Messinia Pro-Am from 21 – 24 February 2017.

The new event aims to become an established tournament on the international Pro-Am schedule helping to contribute to the development and promotion of golf and golf tourism in Greece. The Pro-Am falls under the auspices of the Confederation of Professional Golf, PGA of Greece, and the Hellenic Golf Federation and is supported by Aegean Airlines.

The Messinia Pro-Am will see teams of three amateurs and a PGA Professional battle it out over The Dunes Course and The Bay Course at Costa Navarino, with Professionals competing for a prize fund of €30,000*.

“Golf has again become an Olympic sport for the first time since 1904,” said Mr. George Hadjiosif, Director of Local Operations, Navarino Dunes, Costa Navarino.

“In Costa Navarino, we are proud to launch the Messinia Pro-Am, an international golf tournament aiming to become an established institution hosting the golfing elite from around the globe and promoting golf and golf tourism in Greece. Being under the auspices of the Confederation of Professional Golf is an honour for us and we look forward to a successful event.”

There is no Pro-Am package fee for each participating professional with a team of three amateurs. Amateur packages start at €1,389.30 and include:

  • Accommodation in the The Westin Resort Costa Navarino
  • Welcome reception
  • Gala dinner & Prize giving
  • Exclusive welcome gift package
  • Buggies for all rounds
  • 3 tournament rounds & 2 practice rounds
  • On-course refreshments and snacks for 3 tournament rounds
  • Free use of Fitness Center, Infrared and Finnish Sauna, Jacuzzi, Table Tennis, Pools, Steam Bath and Relax zone, Wi-Fi Internet
  • Free access to thalassotherapy pools and 25% discount on spa treatments

For more information and to enter visit


For more information visit the Tournament Hub Page ( and, follow @PGAsofEurope on Twitter and search the hashtag ‘#MessiniaProAm’, and like the Confederation of Professional Golf Facebook Page.

Find out more about Costa Navarino at

*Based on 30 teams competing.