Curling this weekend: from 26th August
The first event of the 2016-17 curling season gets underway this weekend from Friday 26th to Sunday 28th August, with the the Baden Masters, Switzerland, the first tournament of the Curling Champions Tour.
Scottish teams Murdoch (David Murdoch – pictured, Greg Drummond, Scott Andrews, Michael Goodfellow) Brewster (Tom Brewster, Glen Muirhead, Ross Paterson and Hammy McMillan) and Smith (Kyle Smith, Thomas Muirhead, Kyle Waddell and Cammy Smith) will be taking part in the competition.
Twenty teams will be taking part in the competition, which features the likes of current European Men’s Curling Champions Team Edin (SWE), European silver medallists Team De Cruz (SUI), European bronze medallists Team Ulsrud (NOR) and World silver medallists Team Stjerne (DEN).
Teams will be competing for a combined prize purse of CHF 33,000 (Swiss Franc).
For full team listings, draw and live scoring go to Baden Masters.
Photo: © Brian Battensby