Justin Rose: Former world number one and family to sponsor ladies tournament with seven tournaments

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One of the events will take place in Sandwich, which would host this year's Open for its cancellation

. Former global player number one Justin Rose and wife Kate will sponsor a series of seven women's tournaments starting June 18.

The Rose Ladies Series is for British professionals and is played behind closed doors, with attention to Sky.

The Roses reportedly contributed £ 35,000 to the series as prize money, with all seven British courses offering their free facilities.

Brockenhurst Manor Golf Club is organizing the first event.

The series was created by Ladies European Tour player Liz Young and Jason MacNiven, who runs a custom club company. on the Hampshire course, but had no sponsor.

"It's so important to women's golf visibility that they can play on the right track and on TV because they have to be there to attract sponsors and keep their current sponsors happy and let more people know who they are be, "Kate told the Telegraph.

Also a tournament in the series will be a tournament at Royal St George & # 39; s. The course, in Sandwich in Kent, is said to take place at the Men's Open this year before it was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

World number 14 Justin will return to the PGA Tour in America this week and said, "I am fully aware that I now have the opportunity to return to work and participate in the PGA Tour, but this is not the same for the ladies and also for some junior tours. "

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