Two of the world’s top fifty Englishmen Matthew Fitzpatrick & Andy Sullivan along with legendary Swede Robert Karlsson, the winner of 11 tournaments on the European Tour, will also participate in the D+D REAL Czech Masters. Extending the list of confirmed stars Westwood, Daly and Donaldson.
29 years old Sullivan won three tournaments last year, and he finished a very close second behind McIlroy at the final event in Dubai, He also started at the Czech Masters in its inaugural year. 22 years old Fitzpatrick won the British Masters last year, at the Czech Masters he fought his way to the final flight for the win, but he finished third. This year he finished in the 7th position at the Masters in Augusta. Both players will have clear goal this August in the Czech Republic. The goal is to gain or to confirm their nomination to the Ryder Cup team in Europe. Both are based on the current scoring among the nine players in Europe, who would have made the team.
Robert Karlsson has to his credit 11 titles on the European Tour, the last one six years ago in Dubai and also a triumph in the Ryder Cup. His best position in the world ranking was in 2008 when he reached 8th place.
“We are negotiating with some other players who are interested to be in our tournament. Some of the big names considering our tournament will be affected by the Olympic tournament in Rio and those players which are still fighting for a chance to get to the Ryder Cup team. The Combination of Rio and the battle for the Ryder Cup concerns for example Olesen or Dubuisson at this moment, “says Petr Dedek, the CEO of the promoting company RELMOST.