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Olympic champion Justin Rose to host the 2018 British Masters at Walton Heath in Surrey

  • Rose has chosen Walton Heath as the venue for the next year's British Masters
  • The Olympic champion Rose is tournament host for the European Tour event 
  • It returned to the European Tour's schedule in 2015 after a seven-year absence

Justin Rose has chosen Walton Heath in Surrey as the venue for the next year's British Masters.

Olympic champion Rose, 37, is tournament host for the European Tour event, which will take place from October 11-14.

'Walton Heath is a golf course I really enjoy playing, in fact I love it,' said Rose, who won the title in 2002.

Olympic champion Justin Rose is tournament host for the European Tour event next October

Olympic champion Justin Rose is tournament host for the European Tour event next October

'I went back to Walton Heath in the summer just to ensure I wanted to take the tournament there and I had forgotten how good a golf course it is.'

The British Masters returned to the European Tour's schedule in 2015 after a seven-year absence.

Ian Poulter, Luke Donald and Lee Westwood have been tournament hosts for the three previous years. 

 

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