We are delighted to announce that Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship regular and the 1991 US Masters champion Ian Woosnam OBE has been inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame!
The Welshman has often walked the fairways at Nailcote Hall, Warwickshire, challenging fellow professionals on the superbly designed Cromwell course.
On this latest accolade, Woosnam, who in 2006 captained Europe to Ryder Cup victory, tweeted: "I'm so honoured to be part of the world golf hall of fame joining so many great champions."
At this year’s Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship Woosnam came third in the team section of the tournament, sharing the honour with Tommy Scott. In the Pro-Am competition Woosnam came joint 27th.
He was joined at the Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship by such professionals as Tony Jacklin CBE, Michael Campbell, Edoardo Molinari, Tommy Fleetwood, Paul Broadhurst, Lee Slattery and Costantino Rocca. Celebrities at the tournament included Nigel Mansell, Brian McFadden, Jonny Bairstow, Len Goodman, Peter Shilton OBE, Neil Back MBE, Matthew Hoggard MBE, William Roache MBE, and Olympians Derek Redmond and Gail Emms MBE.
Tickets for the 2017 tournament are now on sale. Find out more at www.britishpar3.com.