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The Lexus European Under 21 Championship, 2001


The 2001 Lexus European Under 21 Championship will take place from 24-26th October at the impressive Westin Turnberry Resort, Scotland.

Involving 36 of Europe's most promising young amateur golfers from over 15 countries, the tournament boasts past winners such as Sergio Garcia, Nick Dougherty, Kirsty Taylor and Rebecca Hudson. This exciting event is owned and implemented by the international global management company, IMG. Building on the success of previous years, the 2001 Lexus European U21 Championship promises to showcase some of Europe's leading golf talent and provide an insight into the future of European golf.

For premium car brand Lexus, sponsoring the Championship provides an excellent synergy with their support of the Lexus European Golf Cup Final. As Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Lexus, John Howett comments,

"Lexus is thrilled to be supporting this year's European U21 Championship. We are deeply committed to golf and this enables us to increase our support of the sport throughout Europe; from the professional through the amateur game to the grass-roots level. We are especially excited to be committing to an area of the game which supports the young, talented golfers who will one day shape the sport"

Turnberry are delighted to host the Lexus European Under 21 Championship on the recently opened Kintyre Course, Stuart Selbie, the General Manager said,

"We are really looking forward to having these future stars at the Westin Turnberry Resort. We might even see some of the boys and girls back here competing in future major professional tournaments."

New British golf apparel brand YASH is delighted to be the Official Clothing Supplier. Managing Director, Akash Soni, enthused,

"The founding philosophy of YASH is to try and support the game of golf at grass root level. YASH intends to show support of the amateur game by clothing some of Europe's best young golfers at Turnberry. YASH will be one of the major golf apparel brands of the future and will achieve this by helping the young stars of today to become the champions of tomorrow."

Patron of the Under 21s Final, Colin Montgomerie is especially delighted that his long-term sponsors Lexus have become title sponsors of the event,

"I wish this event had been up and running when I was an amateur. I think it gives the youngsters a real chance to find out where they are in relation to their European counterparts. It has a distinguished list of winners and I am very much looking forward to the event."

The official travel partner of the event is Fairway International Travel who provide travel solutions for many of Europe's leading golf professionals.

Colin Montgomerie will be hosting a golf clinic at the European Lexus Under 21 Championships at 5pm on Wednesday 24th October 2001 at Turnberry.


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