Xerox, the leading enterprise for business process and document management, launches the fourth qualifying round of the Xerox Corporate Golf Challenge at the Saudi Aramco Golf Course in Saudi Arabia on Thursday 12th January 2012.The fourth qualifying round will host 132 players where the winners of the qualifying rounds will participate in the Grand Finale with the opportunity to attend the 2012 British Open Championship taking place in Royal Lytham & St Annes on the 19th – 22nd of July 2012.
The Xerox Corporate Golf Challenge, managed by Troon Golf has received an increase in the number of supports/sponsors this year. Avis Rent a Car and ABB are the main sponsors of the event and have been strong supporters since 2010. The Golf Challenge is also co-sponsored by Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel and Villas, this year’s main hotel sponsors as well as ECCO who also co-sponsor in addition to supporting the tournament in the past with events including ‘The Longest Drive and Nearest the Pin’; Crystal Gallery will be the Official Trophy Sponsor of the tournament, with media sponsors being Khaleej Times with the new addition of Golf Digest.
“For the first time throughout the history of the Xerox Corporate Golf Challenge, players will be hosted at the Saudi Aramco Golf Course in The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and will have the opportunity to compete for the grand prize in Dubai. We are looking forward to this unique experience and the interest received in this qualifying round has surpassed the rest. We are looking forward to interacting with golfers from all over KSA and look forward to yet another challenging tournament” said Dan Smith, Head of Integrated Marketing for the Middle East and Africa region of Xerox’s Developing Markets Operations.
With teams collaborating from all over the Middle East for the 14th Annual Xerox Corporate Golf Challenge this year is proving to be the most diverse tournament as of yet, branching into new regions such as, Saudi Aramco. The number of participants showing interest is constantly increasing, emphasizing the tournaments popularity. Moreover, the Xerox Corporate Golf Challenge is active on social media forums such as Facebook as well as on LinkedIn. Xerox Emirates has launched a competition for fans that is live on the Xerox Corporate Golf Challenge Facebook Fan page, http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Xerox-Corporate-Golf-Challenge/218893564835345. The competition has already announced the first raffle victor, Raja Flora as the proud winner of a weekend stay for 2 at the Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi, as well as the second raffle victor, Glnn Sowerby, the happy winder of the Xerox Phaser 3140, details of the third round winner to be published shortly. Fans and golfers alike have the opportunity to win 1 of 9 prizes every raffle round.
In order to be one of those lucky winners, keep an eye out for the the fourth raffle question which will be posted on Thursday 12th January.