Lee Westwood and Darren Clarke have confirmed that they will turn out at next month's Australian Open.
Westwood, the 1997 Australian Open champion and Clarke will join world number on Jordan Spieth and local star Adam Scott in the field at The Australian Golf Club in Sydney.
However, while there are a number of big names set to battle it out at the event, man of the moment Jason Day will not take part. The Australian has said that he will be unable to travel due to the birth of his second child prior to the tournament which tees off on November 26.
Spieth is the defending champion, having won last year's event by six strokes, and will undoubtedly be the odds-on favourite for the event.
Ryder Cup legend Paul McGinley has insisted golf will need to get used to a ‘new normal’ for some time to come.
Paul McGinley is taking part in the Paddy Power Golf Shootout, available to watch on Paddy Power’s YouTube channel from 12pm on Friday.
The United States captain believes the competition relies on energy from the crowd.
Scotland’s Connor Syme and Englishman Matthew Jordan were also part of the successful quintet.
The English Open has been revived as part of the new schedule.
Close House Golf Club, near Newcastle, will host the British Masters on July 22.
The event was last staged in 2002.
The tournament at Close House, scheduled to start on July 30, is set to be the first European Tour event since the coronavirus crisis halted action.
The world number one believes it would be the ‘right call’ to push the event back to 2021.
The exhibition match, against Phil Mickelson and Tom Brady, raised 20 million dollars.