If you're as passionate about your football and your favourite team, as you are about golf, here's an opportunity to combine the two by snapping up the chance to represent your team in a new golf tournament in Portugal next summer.
The qualifying stages take place at the Vila Sol Spa & Golf Resort at Vilamoura - one of the top 100 courses in Europe - in the Portuguese Algarve on three dates in May and June next year.
Golfing supporters will have to be quick to sign up as the tournament only allows one fourball for each football club based on a first-come, first-served basis.
Each team of four will be entered to play in one of three group stages to play alongside fellow supporters, with stage and overall prizes awarded to winning teams, based on total stableford points from official handicaps.
Says Darryl Kenyon of DK Events: “The Golf Champions of Football is a wonderful way of bringing together people with the dual passions of two great sports- those who are ardent fans of their football team and who also enjoy playing golf at a competitive, yet friendly level with fellow fans.
“It is also a great opportunity for football supporters to show off their skills on the golf course, wearing their football strips with pride and pitting themselves against rival clubs.”
“This is a superb concept and I am extremely excited to be taking part in what promises to be an outstanding tournament,” says Jones. “It’s a great opportunity for supporters to represent their club and I'm quite sure there'll be a lot of banter and ribbing going on.”
Cox, who now lives and plays golf in the Algarve, says: “I'm looking forward to being part of this event and mixing the two big loves in my life - golf and football.”
For further information visit www.golfchampionsoffootball.com.