Porsche European Open 2018

The Porsche European Open can start right now for Paul Casey, a universe category golfer from England: Before a start of a European Tour contest that will be played on Hamburg’s doorstep around a Green Eagle Golf Course’s Porsche North Course from 26 to 29 Jul 2018, Casey excluded his really possess warm-up programme. On a ADAC’s – a categorical German vehicle bar – pushing reserve centre in circuitously Lüneburg, a 41-year aged was means to put his pushing skills to a exam and live out his passion for Porsche. “For me, it’s always reserve initial on a roads. It creates it all a some-more nicer for me to be means to take out a GT3 RS for instance on sealed roads. Simply dreamlike and a ideal warm-up for a contest week,” pronounced a mixed leader on both a European Tour and a US PGA Tour. Driving a Porsche Cayenne, Casey also explored a off-road terrain. He duly became wakeful of some parallels to golf: “On-road feels like a fairway, Off-road some-more like a rough. To be honest, we cite a fairway – when pushing sports cars and personification golf.”


Paul Casey, golf player, Cayenne, Porsche European Open, 2018, Porsche AG

Paul Casey, golf player, Cayenne, Porsche European Open, 2018, Porsche AG

Paul Casey, golf player, Cayenne, Porsche European Open, 2018, Porsche AG

Paul Casey, golf player, 911 GT3 RS, Porsche European Open, 2018, Porsche AG

Paul Casey, golf player, 911 GT3 RS, Porsche European Open, 2018, Porsche AG

Paul Casey, golf player, 911 GT3 RS, Porsche European Open, 2018, Porsche AG

In a choice were a tip stars Patrick Reed, Pat Perez, Bryson DeChambeau (all USA), Jordan Smith (England), Charl Schwartzel (South Africa) as good as a German hope, Alexander Knappe. A march with 3 themes was specifically built for them on a supposed “Kiez”: The “Hamburger Dom” representing a biggest festival in a north, “Street Art”, in reference to Hamburg’s famous artistic stage and “Hamburger Hafen” (Hamburg Port). From a tee platform, a pros had to strike a accumulation of targets and win points. The start was noted by a tin can sharpened and afterwards they had to strike a shipping enclosure and a vessel as good as a selling trolley and a rabble can.

The many accurate in a foe a pros also found to be rather surprising was Pat Perez (USA). As a prerogative he can now transport around during a contest week in his really possess Porsche 911 GTS. His conclusion: “An unusual eventuality for us too. The atmosphere here was simply fantastic. We had a lot of fun together. And now I’m looking brazen to pushing a Porsche.”

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Porsche Urban Golf Challenge, Porsche European Open, St. Pauli, Hamburg, 2018, Porsche AG

Porsche Urban Golf Challenge, Porsche European Open, St. Pauli, Hamburg, 2018, Porsche AG

Patrick Reed (USA), Alexander Knappe (Germany), Jordan Smith (England), Bryson DeChambeau, Pat Perez (both USA) and Charl Schwartzel (South Africa), l-r

911 Carrera GTS: Fuel expenditure total 9.4 – 8.3 l/100 km; CO2 emissions 212 – 188 g/km

Result Porsche Urban Golf Challenge, Porsche European Open, St. Pauli, Hamburg, 2018, Porsche AG

Porsche Urban Golf Challenge with Bryson DeChambeau (USA), Porsche European Open, St. Pauli, Hamburg, 2018, Porsche AG

Porsche Urban Golf Challenge with Pat Perez (USA), Porsche European Open, St. Pauli, Hamburg, 2018, Porsche AG

Porsche Urban Golf Challenge with Masters Champion Patrick Reed (USA), Porsche European Open, St. Pauli, Hamburg, 2018, Porsche AG

Pat Perez (USA): Winner of a Porsche Urban Golf Challenge, Porsche European Open, St. Pauli, Hamburg, 2018, Porsche AG

With esteem income totalling dual million euro, a Porsche European Open contest belongs to a tip European veteran golf array and will be played on Hamburg’s doorstep around a Green Eagle Golf Club’s perfectionist Porsche North Course. Now in a 40th year, a European Open will be stage in tomorrow, Tuesday, with a Porsche Urban Golf Challenge. The golf uncover eventuality will see a tip players contest opposite any other on a “Spielbudenplatz” block on Hamburg’s Reeperbahn.


Patrick Reed (USA), Masters Champion, Porsche European Open, 2017, Porsche AG

Masters champion Patrick Reed (USA)

“40 years European Open and 70 years of Porsche sports cars: 2018 is a year full of anniversaries. This year, golf fans will once again be treated to a tip line-up. We are looking brazen to a really sparkling high-class tournament,” pronounced Detlev von Platen, Member of a Porsche AG Executive Board, Sales and Marketing. The PGA Tour stars will be assimilated by a fibre of tip European Tour pros. First and foremost, final year’s leader Jordan Smith (England), a 2016 leader Alexander Lévy (France) and a European Ryder Cup captain Thomas Björn (Denmark). From a German indicate of view, there is Marcel Siem who finished still good during a new Scottish Open. Countryman Marcel Schneider, who already has feat to his name in this year’s Challenge Tour, will also be competing.

Visitors will have a special eventuality to win a Cayenne Turbo

In further to universe category golf, there will again be an all-embracing Porsche code knowledge both on and off a course. A ProAm contest will be played on a initial day of a eventuality on Wednesday. Golf pros will contest alongside amateurs – including a winning span in this year’s Porsche Generations Open array for amateurs as good as a winning Russian group during a Porsche Golf Cup World Final.

During a tournament, not usually a pros though also a visitors will have a special eventuality to win a Cayenne Turbo by attack a hole-in-one on a 17th hole. The pre-requisite is that they hole a 30-metre putt on a Porsche Public Hole-in-One in a Public Village. They will afterwards validate – as prolonged as they are over a age of 18 – for an dusk shoot-out on a 17th hole on any day of a tournament.

Porsche will yield a central contest convey service. Additionally, Porsche Drive will offer a far-reaching operation of a latest vehicles for meddlesome visitors to exam drive. Pre-reservations can be done around a www.porsche.com/drive website. During a tournament, visitors can benefit an overview of a Porsche code world. Porsche Design, Porsche Driver’s Selection, Porsche Experience and Porsche Exclusive Manufaktur will benefaction their operation of services and products. The Porsche Owners’ Lounge on a other palm will yield business with utterly special perspectives. From a vast terrace, visitors can suffer a fantastic perspective of a 17th and 18th holes on a 4 days of a tournament. Porsche owners benefit acknowledgment on display of their automobile key.

911 Carrera GTS: Fuel expenditure total 9.4 – 8.3 l/100 km; CO2 emissions 212 – 188 g/km

911 GT3 RS: Fuel expenditure total 12.8 l/100 km; CO2 emissions 291 g/km

Cayenne Turbo: Fuel expenditure total 11.9 – 11.7 l/100 km; CO2 emissions 272 – 267 g/km

Cayenne S: Fuel expenditure total 9.4 – 9.2 l/100 km; CO2 emissions 213 – 209 g/km