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Posted on: 11th Jul 2015

The 2015 UniCredit PGA Professional Championship ‘Passport To Pravets’ campaign is underway as the Championship is confirmed to take place from the 14 – 17th October 2015 at Pravets Golf & Spa Resort, Bulgaria.

The Championship is the Association’s flagship full 72-hole individual strokeplay tournament and is the flagship event of a now 13 event-strong tournament calendar, the most comprehensive in the Confederation of Professional Golf’s 25-year history.

24 PGAs have their qualifying events in place, and when complete, the leading eligible players will qualify to compete at the Championship for a prize fund of €60,000 and the prestigious title.

Along with the qualifiers from Member Country PGAs, the Championship will this year come with the added boost that the ‘Passport to Pravets’ banner provides – each of the eligible winners from the other Confederation of Professional Golf Championships and Sanctioned Events on the calendar will also qualify to compete.

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Already confirmed to play from this category are 2015 Kempinski “The Dome” Pro-Am winner, Liam Bond (PGA of Great Britain & Ireland), along with 2015 Golfbreaks.com Pinehurst Pro-Am winner, Simon Edwards (PGA of Great Britain & Ireland).

Also returning again after Top-10 finishes in 2014 are Laurent Poncelet (PGA of France), Paul Archbold (PGA of Germany) and Zeke Martinez (PGA of Italy).

PGA Professionals can contact their PGA to find out more on qualifying for the Championship.

2015 UniCredit PGA Professional Championship of Europe Qualifying Events

PGA of… Championship Venue Start Date End Date
South Africa PGA of SA National Championship 2015 Oubaai Golf Club 05/12/2015 05/14/2015
Slovakia PGA SK Pro Am Golf Tour Green Resort Hrubá Borša 05/25/2015 05/25/2015
England Titleist & FootJoy PGA Professional Championship Burnham & Berrow 06/02/2015 06/05/2015
Canada PGA Championship of Canada Cabot Links 06/15/2015 06/18/2015
Greece Greek PGA Championship Costa Navarino 06/20/2015 06/23/2015
Finland Finnish PGA Championship Helsinki Golf Club 06/25/2015 06/27/2015
Norway Instructors Championship Kragero Golf Resort 06/29/2015 06/30/2015
Wales Welsh National PGA Championship Radyr 07/08/2015 07/09/2015
Holland Benelux PGA Trophy Limburg GCC 07/22/2015 07/23/2015
Belgium Benelux PGA Trophy Limburg GCC 07/22/2015 07/23/2015
Iceland Icelandic Strokeplay Championship Akranes 07/23/2015 07/26/2015
Scotland Duddington OOM Challenge Duddington 07/28/2015 07/29/2015
Spain Spanish PGA Championship Golf Santa Maria 07/31/2015 08/02/2015
Hungary Hungarian Professional Championship Old Lake Golf Club 08/03/2015 08/05/2015
Czech Republic Czech PGA Strokeplay Championship 2015 Ypsilon Golf Resort Liberec 08/22/2015 08/25/2015
Germany HDI German PGA Championship GC Am Alten Fliess 08/24/2015 08/26/2015
Ireland Southern Championship Powerscourt – West 08/24/2015 08/25/2015
Switzerland Swiss PGA OOM N/A 09/09/2015 09/09/2015
Slovenia PGA Slovenia Championship Golf Arboretum 09/11/2015 09/13/2015
Poland PGA Poland Championship First Warsaw G&CC 09/13/2015 09/16/2015
Austria OOM N/A 09/15/2015 09/15/2015
Portugal National Championship Oporto Golf Club 09/17/2015 09/19/2015
Italy PGAI Teaching Pro Championship Golf Club Grado 09/23/2015 09/24/2015
Sweden Volkswagen PGA Open Hooks GK 09/24/2015 09/26/2015

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For more information on the 2014 UniCredit PGA Professional Championship of Europe visit the Tournament Hub Page, follow @PGAsofEurope and search #PassportToPravets on Twitter, or like the Confederation of Professional Golf Facebook Page.