Entertainment will be provided in an enlarged public area, where visitors will be able to watch well known German television personality Antenne Bayern from Premiere TV interview prominent guests on stage.
There will be a large video screen in the public area showing live action from the course while fans will be able to follow their favourite players via digital information boards. Entry to the site will be free of charge on the Thursday and Friday, with tickets priced at just €10 each over the weekend.
With the backing of title sponsors HypoVereinsbank and Audi, who are also two of Martina’s personal sponsors, it will be a busy week for the seventh-season LET member.
As an ambassador for the event, her duties will include holding a special Pro-Am tournament on Monday with a special VIP party for players and guests at a famous Munich nightclub in the evening. She will also partake in clinics, autograph signings and media commitments, which are all part of the job.
“I think the biggest improvement will be the set up of the course, to extend the distances for a bigger challenge,” said Martina, who has an active role at the organisational level. “There are lots of things that will be improved this year, although in general last year was really, really good.”
Martina, who was third on last year’s LET New Star Money List following victories at the BMW Ladies Italian Open and at the Nykredit Masters in Denmark, will head a group of six highly talented German players, all gunning for home glory.
Anja Monke, who won her maiden LET title at the 2008 Vediorbis Open de France Dames then followed up with a spectacular victory at the Dubai Ladies Masters, has chosen to play in Germany rather than on the US LPGA Tour that week.
The duo is joined by multiple LET winners Bettina Hauert and Elisabeth Esterl as well as promising talents Katharina Schallenberg and Denise Charlotte Becker, all from Germany.
In addition to Martina and Anja, four of last year’s tournament champions have already confirmed their participation: England’s Rebecca Hudson and Sweden’s Lotta Wahlin, who won two individual titles each last year on the LET, along with first time champions Emma Zackrisson and Anne-Lise Caudal.