The Aegean Messinia Pro-Am Returns to Costa Navarino on September 13-17
Posted on June 7, 2023
May 25, 2023 – Costa Navarino is set to welcome the Aegean Messinia Pro-Am this autumn, headlining the golfing calendar at the Mediterranean’s sustainably-driven destination. After last year’s successful debut, the second edition of the international event will take place from September 13-17.
Participants will have the chance to enjoy the sunny Messinian skies, mild temperatures and spectacular sea views, while playing across three of the destination’s signature courses –The Dunes Course, The Bay Course and the International Olympic Academy Golf Course, named as the ‘World’s Best New Golf Course’ at the 2022 World Golf Awards. Set amidst a lush landscape with centuries-old olive trees and verdant hills, each course offers a different challenge, while its development and operation are aligned with the destination’s sustainable practices.
Sanctioned by the Confederation of Professional Golf and supported by the Hellenic Golf Federation and the PGA of Greece, the Aegean Messinia Pro-Am will feature a maximum of 75 teams, with each team comprising of one professional and three amateurs. The tournament’s total prize fund will reach €70,000.
Offering the opportunity to compete for an array of top individual and team prizes, the four-day event will also showcase a rich and engaging program of social events, featuring the new buzzing open marketplace Navarino Agora, which opens this summer.
Team registration for the 2023 Aegean Messinia Pro-Am is now open and is on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information on packages and to book, please visit www.aegeanmessiniaproam.com . AEGEAN Airlines is offering special airline ticket prices for the tournament’s participants and complimentary air tickets (save taxes) to the participating professionals.
Costa Navarino is a sustainably driven destination in the Mediterranean, located in the Greek region of Messinia in the southwest Peloponnese. One of the most unspoiled and breath-taking seaside landscapes, this is a region shaped by 4,500 years of history. The Costa Navarino philosophy is driven by a genuine desire to preserve the natural beauty and heritage of Messinia. The destination comprises several distinct sites featuring five-star hotels, private residences, four signature golf courses, and many year-round activities. Navarino Dunes is home to The Romanos, a Luxury Collection Resort, The Westin Resort Costa Navarino, and Costa Navarino Residences. Navarino Bay is set to welcome Mandarin Oriental, Costa Navarino in summer 2023. The nearby Navarino Waterfront is the setting for the new, vibrant W Costa Navarino and will welcome the Navarino Agora, an open marketplace, in summer 2023, while at Navarino Hills, two signature golf courses opened in 2022.
AEGEAN is the largest airline in Greece and a member of Star Alliance, the strongest global airline alliance in the world. AEGEAN and its subsidiary Olympic Air carried 15 million passengers in 2019 and the 2022 network covers 156 destinations (31 domestic and 125 international) in 42 countries. The company has been distinguished, for the 10th consecutive year and the 11th time in the last 12 years, with the Skytrax World Airline 2021 award, as the Best Regional Airline in Europe. AEGEAN recently received a 4-Star award from Skytrax (4-Star COVID 19 Arline Safety Rating), as it was certified that since the beginning of the pandemic and with the same commitment until today, it applies the highest standards and best practices recommended by the World Health Organization, ICAO and IATA for the protection of passengers and crew.