Month: September 2007

Mel Pyatt – The “father” of Volvo Masters

By Maria Acacia López Bachiller (Sept. 2007)

Mel Pyatt Volvo Masters 2006

The Volvo Masters, the Grand Finale of the European Tour season, will celebrate its twentieth anniversary from 1st to 4th November at Club de Golf Valderrama, in San Roque (Cádiz).Many have witnessed and have lived the event from its very first staging in 1988, but not many people know the story of how the tournament was born. Its “father” is the English golf professional Mel Pyatt, now President and Chief Executive Officer for Volvo Event Management, who, incidentally, will be retiring at the end of the year.

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