The English Tom Lewis, double champion of the Portugal Masters, and Oliver Fisher, who made history in Vilamoura last year, confirmed their presence in the 13th edition of the race, which runs from 24 to 27 October.
The most important Portuguese golf tournament, organized by the European Tour, will take place at the Dom Pedro Victoria Golf Course, with the exclusive Pro-Am taking place on the 23rd.
Lewis claimed the biggest recovery of 2018 on the European Tour, starting on the last lap with a nine-stroke delay over the leader, while Fisher became the first player in the history of the main European circuit to deliver a 59-stroke card. , 12 under par in the first round of last year's tournament.
The sympathetic and communicative Lewis had already won Portugal Masters in 2011, only in his third professional tournament, with an aggregate of 21 strokes under par, and in 2018 managed even better on 1 stroke with -22 (72 , 63, 61 and 66).
“I am excited to return to Dom Pedro Victoria because it is a field that has been positive for me, where I have won twice. Much has happened in my career since I first returned to Portugal as the title champion in 2012. It's a tournament I've been playing every year and it's going to be nice to come back as a title champion again, ”said the double winner of the tournament. Algarve.
Oliver Fisher became the European Tour record holder with an eagle and 10 birdies without missing a beat.
More than 690,000 rounds of golf had been recorded in the 46 years of the European Tour until he was able to break the mythical 60-stroke barrier.
“I will never forget that day in Vilamoura. Writing history in this way is something that will never be erased. I am very proud of that feat. I look forward to returning in October and I wish I could reissue these beautiful memories and finish big this season, ”commented the Englishman, ranked 7th in 2018.
Tickets for Portugal Masters are available from 8 euros for ages 12 to 17; 17 euros for promotional tickets and 20 euros for adults.
The ticket package for everyday, amounts to 24 euros the youth ticket, 50 euros for promotional and 60 euros for adults. Tickets for sale here.