This week the DP World Tour continues with another new event, the Catalunya Championship.
50 years after its formation, the tour is returning to where it all began.
Antonio Garrido won the 1972 Spanish Open, the first-ever European Tour event, at PGA Catalunya.
And although this is a new event, the course has hosted many elite-level tournaments down the years.
Here’s everything you need to know…
Catalunya Championship details
Course: PGA Catalunya
Course stats: Par-72, 7,200 yards
Purse: $2 million
Winner’s share: £333,333
Catalunya Championship betting tips
Here’s how they stack up at the moment…
Rasmus Hojgaard 22/1
Richard Bland 22/1
Adrian Meronk 22/1
Pablo Larrazabal 25/1
Marcus Armitage 28/1
Ryan Fox 33/1
Nicolai Hojgaard 35/1
Oliver Bekker 40/1
Hennie du Plessis 50/1
Antoine Rozner 50/1
The bunkered Bet
Scott Jamieson (66/1): He’s come close a couple of times already this year. This could be the week he goes one better.
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On this day in 1972…
Spain’s Antonio Garrido etched his name into the history books as he won the very first European Tour event – the Spanish Open – beating compatriot Valentin Barrios in a three-hole play-off.#50YearsOnTour
— DP World Tour (@DPWorldTour) April 15, 2022
Catalunya Championship: How can I watch it on TV?
Sky Sports has will be showing the event in the UK, with coverage beginning at 1pm on Sky Sports Golf.
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