The rolling green fairways of the Estonian Golf & Country Club will once again welcome rock music legend Rick Wakeman when he returns for his second Golf Classic at the renowned Tallinnvenue.
TheEuropean Tour-designed course will host the former Yes keyboard wizard and his 80 guests as they compete over the Sea Course – ranked in the Top 100 European Courses – in aid of children’s charity Sparks on Saturday, 18th June, 2011.
Following the event Rick Wakeman and his band will entertain guests into the night with a concert at the Tallink Spa and Conference Hotel located in the middle of beautiful Tallinn.
Estonian Golf & Country Club, the only European Tour course in Eastern Europe, will provide the perfect setting for those competing as The Sea Course winds its way through forests before opening out alongside the Gulf of Finland and the Jägala River, enjoying stunning views across the gulf.
“I have had the real honour of visiting Estonia at the height of summer and the height of winter, and in both cases I found Tallinn and the surrounding countryside absolutely beautiful,” said Rick Wakeman.
“I first saw the golf course when it was completely enveloped with snow, but when I saw it at the start of the season I simply fell in love with it. It is beautifully designed and a great test of golf for all standards of player. It’s certainly a course I would, and indeed have, highly recommended to friends to go and play, and to spend time in Tallinn itself.”
Last year’s event, combined with Rick Wakeman’s English golf day at Burhill Golf Club, helped to raise more than £40,000 for Sparks – a charity that helps all babies to be born healthy and stay healthy by funding high quality medical research into childhood diseases.
The Estonian Golf & Country Club will also stage European Qualifying for the Mission Hills World Cup in August.
For more information on Rick Wakeman’s Golf Classic, visit www.egcc.ee.