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 98 intends to split the 10,000 euros prize money between his own charity and a hospital in his native Rotterdam.
Yorkshireman tasted success in 2016.
After four straight missed cuts in the Open, Shane Lowry has well and truly turned things at Royal Portrush this week.
British hopes will be resting on Tommy Fleetwood, Lee Westwood and Justin Rose at The Open this weekend.
Lee Westwood and Andrew "Beef" Johnston both missed out on securing their US Open spots in the 36-hole US qualifier at Walton Heath.
Masters Champion Sergio Garcia is the latest high profile golfer to throw his weight behind the ‘candidacy’ of Padraig Harrington.
Lee Westwood says his split from long-time caddie Billy Foster was an amicable one, despite both men deciding they could no longer work together.
It seems like Lee Westwood will be splitting from long-time caddie Billy Foster after all, with girlfriend Helen Storey set to retain the role following their success in Sun City.
Lee Westwood had to fight back the tears as he described his emotions following his long-awaited victory at the Nedbank Challenge on Sunday.