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Omega European Masters Kicks Off Race For Valhalla

Thursday, September 6th, 2007

Omega European Masters

The race for a place on the European Ryder Cup Team for Valhalla (2008) began today at the Omega European Masters in Switzerland today.

The year long points race to qualify for one of the 10 automatic places on the Ryder Cup 2008 team began with this event in Crans-Sur-Sierre Golf Club in Valais, Switzerland. It’s the first event where European golfers can earn points towards qualification for Nick Faldo’s team who will defend the title against Paul Azinger’s US team.

Five of last years victorious European team are competing in this event Paul Casey, David Howell, Lee Westwood, Robert Karlsson and Darren Clarke.