Log In

Reset Password
BERMUDA | RSS PODCAST

Big names lined up for Goater’s tournament

Michael Owen and Alan Shearer, the former England strikers, could be coming to a golf course near to you.

Shaun Goater, the former Manchester City striker, has revealed that plans are in the pipeline to stage a golf tournament in Bermuda next summer, featuring football legends such as former Newcastle United striker Shearer and Owen, who played for Liverpool and Real Madrid.

“I'm looking at bringing former legends to Bermuda for a weeklong golf tournament with players such as Alan Shearer and Michael Owen,” said Goater, who was inducted into the Bermuda Sports Hall of Fame at the weekend.

“These great former players are very excited about coming to Bermuda, so watch this space.”

Goater said that a date for the tournament and venue had yet to be decided.

“We are aiming for the summer,” he added. “We also haven't confirmed a golf course yet, but we are still working on that too.”

Shearer was widely regarded as one of the world's best strikers and is both Newcastle's and the Barclays Premier League's record goalscorer. He scored 283 goals in 559 appearances during his career.

His England strike partner, Owen, won a cup treble at Liverpool, the Uefa Cup, FA Cup and League Cup in 2001, before moving to Real for £8 million in 2004.

Deadly duo: Shearer, left, and Owen could both play golf in Bermuda next year

You must be Registered or to post comment or to vote.

Published December 10, 2014 at 12:24 am (Updated December 10, 2014 at 2:00 pm)

Big names lined up for Goater’s tournament

What you
Need to
Know
1. For a smooth experience with our commenting system we recommend that you use Internet Explorer 10 or higher, Firefox or Chrome Browsers. Additionally please clear both your browser's cache and cookies - How do I clear my cache and cookies?
2. Please respect the use of this community forum and its users.
3. Any poster that insults, threatens or verbally abuses another member, uses defamatory language, or deliberately disrupts discussions will be banned.
4. Users who violate the Terms of Service or any commenting rules will be banned.
5. Please stay on topic. "Trolling" to incite emotional responses and disrupt conversations will be deleted.
6. To understand further what is and isn't allowed and the actions we may take, please read our Terms of Service
7. To report breaches of the Terms of Service use the flag icon