The Legends Tour is set to return to the island of Jersey and the stunning links at La Moye Golf Club this summer – with tickets free for fans wishing to attend the event.
Following the success of last year’s event, the Jersey Legends will be held between June 8-11 as a selection of golf’s most famous faces head back to La Moye Golf Club to compete for victory in the third Legends Tour event of the 2023 season.
With free entry for all fans – who can register via an online link to receive tickets – the four-day event promises to be a festival of golfing action. Last year, three-time DP World Tour winner Richard Green – who will be returning this year to defend his crown – beat Paul Lawrie in a play-off to take home his first of two Legends Tour victories.
2006 Ryder Cup-winning captain and 1991 Masters champion Ian Woosnam will be heading up a star-studded line-up alongside defending champion Green at La Moye Golf Club as the Welshman – a Jersey resident – tees it up at his home course. A club that is no stranger to elite competition, the venue hosted the Acorn Jersey Open in 2016 as well as the DP World Tour’s Jersey Open between 1978 and 1995 – a tournament won by Woosnam in 1987.
This year, amateur players will once again be able to play on the famous course alongside the greats of the game as the Alliance Series returns to Jersey. An exclusive opportunity to live out the life of a golf legend, amateurs can sign up to play in front of live crowds and TV cameras in the Alliance Series and will get to play three rounds of golf – one in the Celebrity Series and two in the Alliance Series – alongside their heroes.
The Celebrity Series will also be returning to La Moye Golf Club as part of the week’s golf on June 8. In last year’s Celebrity Series event, former British & Irish Lions star Scott Quinnell finished in second place as Liverpool legend Robbie Fowler saw off the challenge of the Rugby star and took home victory against a famous field which also included former Olympic swimmer Mark Foster, Westlife singer Brian McFadden and National Hunt horse racing jockey Sir AP McCoy.
Alliance Series players in Jersey will receive a three-night stay in the official tournament hotel, a bespoke gift pack and invitations to all exclusive functions. The Celebrity Series will see participants team up with a celebrity and Legends Tour professional for one round of golf while receiving access to the player’s lounge for breakfast, bespoke gifts, and hospitality post-event.
Ahead of the event, on June 7, a traditional Championship Pro-Am will also take place – allowing golfers an opportunity to play with legends of the game before the competition gets underway.
Teams of up to three amateurs will team up alongside a Legends Tour professional for 18 holes of golf while receiving access to tournament practice facilities, breakfast in the player’s lounge, a bespoke Legends Tour gift bag, and prize giving and hospitality post-round.
Phil Harrison, chief executive officer of the Legends Tour, said: “It is wonderful to be returning to La Moye Golf Club for the 2023 Jersey Legends. Last year’s event was such a success and with free tickets for fans this year, we are looking forward to seeing even more fans this year across four great days of golf.”
Ian Woosnam, 1991 Masters champion, said: “The Jersey Legends is set to once again be an incredible event on the Legends Tour calendar thanks to the players set to compete and the great venue, my home club La Moye Golf Club.
“I am very much looking forward to it and cannot wait to catch up with some of the guys at a location which is very special to me.”
The upcoming Legends Tour season promises to be the biggest since its rebranding in 2020, with larger fields, record-breaking prize funds and new venues hosting major events.
Click here for more information on the Jersey Legends, and how to book a playing experience spot to rub shoulders with the golfing greats.
To register for free tickets, click here.