Perth International confirmed for 2013

Following the success of last month’s inaugural Perth International golf tournament in Western Australia, event owner IMG has confirmed next year’s tournament will return to Lake Karrinyup Country Club from 17 to 20 October, 2013.

The Perth International forms part of the recently announced 2013 European Tour’s International schedule and will again be the only event in Australia to partner with the European Tour.

Bo Van Pelt 2012 Perth International winner – Bo Van Pelt (Credit: Anthony Powter)

Senior Vice President and Co-Global Managing Director of IMG Golf, Robbie Henchman, said they were delighted to be staging the event at the club for a second time.

“Lake Karrinyup Country Club proved to be an outstanding venue for our inaugural event and we are delighted to return in 2013.”

“We remain indebted to Tourism Western Australia for its invaluable support and look forward to building on the success of this year’s event and to welcoming more of the world’s best golfers to Perth next October.”

The 2013 Perth International will again be co-sanctioned by the European Tour and the PGA Tour of Australasia and in addition to the outstanding support of Tourism WA will continue to have the support of premium brands includingVolkswagen, Crown Perth, TAG Heuer and Schweppes.

The Perth International will carry prize money of US$2,000,000, making it currently the richest tournament in Australia.