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WINTER GOLF

BMW Megève Winter Golf Cup 18th edition - from 25 to 28 to 2018 January The "Winter" imagined by the Megève jeweller, Philippe Guilhem, and the golf pro Jean-Luc Biset, has always been a challenge and unrivalled success; now for its18th edition it has become more than an institution. And the adventure continues... After the addition of Val d’Isère, a new stop on the programme: Crans Montana in Switzerland. Text Madeleine Feige - Photos Daniel Durand

Since the first event in 2000, the concept has

Megève - from 25 to 28 January

of honour for the BMW Val d’Isère Winter Golf.

developed. Amateurs and big name golfers,

As it deserves, the birthplace of the "Winter" is

The event, under the sign of the Ryder Cup,

skiers, high level athletes and captains of

the first on the calendar. Golf, powdery roughs,

should be exceptional, six months before the

industry all love the event, and will not miss it

capricious bounces… but also on the programme

start of the Ryder Cup France 2018, whose

for anything.

are surprise lunches and dinners at the best tables

president, Pascal Grizot, will also be present.

Each year brings its own unforgettable surprises,

in Megève.

with laughter and fine dining, all against a snowy mountain backdrop. Events that are renowned for their elegance and excellent sport. The ambassadress of the Winter Golf Cups, is none other than Maria Verchenova, n° 1 professional player in Russia, ex-player of the Ladies European Tour, and Olympic course Record holder at the Rio Olympic Games with a 9 under par score of 62.

Crans Montana - from 2 to 4 February

the 18th edition can only add to the success story

The young professional, Florian Grey will be the

that the "Winter" started at the start of the century.

patron of the Swiss event, recently labelled Best of The Alps, which opens this year to the "Winter" concept. Three days of competition open to all, interspersed by a timed slalom, mulled wine and gastronomy by Franck Reynaud, the Michelin starred chef of the Hostellerie du Pas de l’Ours.

For the winter 2018, the international powder

Val d’Isère - from 22 to 25 March

version of golf has three charming destinations

The Dane Thomas Bjørn, capitain of the European

on the programme, all in the heart of world

team for the next Ryder Cup in September 2018

renowned ski resorts.

at the Golf National in Paris, will be the guest

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Without doubt, with these winter 2018 events,

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