Czech Open cancelled due to lack of money
Organizers say the Czech Open scheduled for August has been
cancelled due to a lack of funding.
The tournament has been staged for the past three years at the
Prosper Golf Resort in the eastern Czech town of Celadna. In 2009,
the tournament returned to the Czech Republic for the first time
In a statement on Friday, organizers said they decided to cancel
the event planned for Aug. 16-19 after talks with the European
They said they still hope to stage the tournament next year for
at least three consecutive years.
Oliver Fisher of England won the Czech Open last year for his
first European Tour victory.
It’s the third European Tour event canceled in 2012 because of