Daly to headline Melbourne Invitational

With a field headlined by two-time Major winner John Daly, and numerous Australian professionals and celebrities to be announced in coming weeks, the inaugural Betstar Melbourne Golf Invitational Pro-Am, kicks off at Woodlands Golf Club on Monday November 14, 2011 for what will truly be one of the biggest ever weeks of international golf in Australia.

John Daly John Daly will headline the Betstar Melbourne Golf Invitational Pro-Am

The tournament features a $50,000 prize pool, and is officially sanctioned by the PGA of Australia.

The event will conclude in fine style, with the Betstar Million Dollar Hole-In-One Shootout scheduled at 5:45pm.

The Betstar Million Dollar Hole-In-One Shootout will feature eight entrants; a selection of Professionals, amateurs and celebrities who will have the opportunity to qualify for the shootout throughout the day.

“It is going to be an incredible season of international golf in Australia,” said Alan Eskander, Managing Director of Betstar.

“The Betstar Melbourne Golf Invitational will kick off a massive week of golf in Melbourne. Betstar are proud to be the inaugural Major Sponsor of this great day of golf.”

Challenge, supporting kids with cancer and their families, are the official charity partner of the Betstar Melbourne Golf Invitational and the Betstar Million Dollar Hole-In-One Shootout. Spectator entry is a gold coin donation, which goes directly to Challenge.