Shearer set for Hero Pro-Am

Newcastle United legend Alan Shearer will tee it up in the Hero Pro-Am at the British Masters supported by Sky Sports, joining some of the biggest names in golf at Close House on Wednesday September 27.

Hosted by Lee Westwood, the British Masters returns to the North East for the first time in 45 years September 28-October 1.

Tickets for the Hero Pro-Am are available via along with tickets for all four days of the tournament. All proceeds from the day will go to the tournament’s official charity, the Graham Wylie Foundation, which was set up by Close House’s owner to inspire and educate children across the North East region.

“I am really looking forward to it,” said Shearer. “It is fantastic to have an event as big as the British Masters here and I’m sure the European Tour players will receive a very warm welcome.”