Former Leeds star Gary McAllister tees it up in Senior Masters

FORMER Leeds United captain and manager Gary McAllister was among the stars who turned out for the pro-am yesterday ahead of the inaugural 36-hole Leeds Senior Masters at Leeds Golf Centre.

Gary McAllister drives at the first hole at Leeds Golf Centre yesterday during the Leeds Senior Masters morning pro-am.

The event is free for spectators, and the first group tees off at 9am.

Part of the Senior Masters Tour, this week’s event – which will involve over 65 professionals – is the first of its kind in Yorkshire for over 30 years, and among the biggest events outside of the European Seniors Tour.

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Its aim is to help promote the senior professional circuit and Ryder Cup players, European Tour winners and PGA champions are among the line-up with the likes of Fraser Mann, Andrew Oldcorn, Paul Wesselingh, Peter Baker and Gordon J Brand involved.

Billy McQueenie and Brendan McGovern will be the first men out.

Winners of Tuesday’s afternoon pro-am with 94pts were professional Jose Romero, Matty Brighton, Chris Atkin, Gary Atkin.