- In 1978, The European Open was established. It quickly became one of the European Tour’s most prestigious titles. For many years, the tournament was held on UK soil, but the return in 2015 moved the event to European mainland. In 2015 & 2016 the tournament was played in the stunning Golf Resort Bad Griesbach.
In 2017, the historical event will be moved to the centre of the Northern Germany, Hamburg. As the second largest city in Germany, with more than 1.7 million inhabitants, the free and hanseatic city will be the perfect place to host one of the most prestigious golf tournaments in Europe.
Some of the world's leading players will be ready to compete for the total prize money of €2 million at the North Course of the Green Eagle Golf Courses. In the context of top sporting performance, traditions, elegance and interactive entertainment, the Porsche European Open will provide and create an absolute unique atmosphere.
Greg Norman, Bernhard Langer, Sandy Lyle, Sir Nick Faldo, Lee Westwood, Retief Goosen, Darren Clarke and Colin Montgomerie are just some of the names on the "Wall of Fame of Champions".
The venue, Green Eagle Golf Course, represents a unique and modern area with 3 courses. The 186-hectare facility entails huge lakes, spectacular bunkers, beautiful fairways and impressive natural grandstands. It has been rated as one of the most difficult golf courses in Germany.
Prepare to be inspired and enjoy a remarkable and unforgettable event at Green Eagle Golf Courses.