Curling This Weekend: From 28th August
The first event of the 2015-16 curling season gets underway this weekend from Friday 28th to Sunday 30th August, with the the Baden Masters, Switzerland, the first tournament of the Curling Champions Tour.
Scottish teams Murdoch (David Murdoch, Greg Drummond, Scott Andrews, Michael Goodfellow) and second highest point scorers in the men’s section of the Curling Champions Tour last year, Team Brewster (Tom Brewster, Glen Muirhead, Ross Paterson and Hammy McMillan) will again be taking part in the competition.
Twenty teams will be taking part in the competition, which features the likes of current World and European Men’s Curling Champions Team Edin (SWE), World and European silver medallists Team Ulsrud (NOR) and European bronze medallists Team Michels (SUI).
Teams will be competing for a combined prize purse of CHF 31,500 (Swiss Franc) and games will begin at 7:00am (GMT) on Friday 28th August.
A selected Semi-Final game and the Final will be webcast live on the Curling Champions Tour You Tube Channel.
For full team listings, draw and live scoring go to Baden Masters.
Photo: Celine Stucki 2014