Xerox, the leading enterprise for business process and document management and organizer of the 15th Xerox Corporate Golf Challenge (XCGC), announces the much anticipated grand final, taking place on October 23rd at The Majlis championship course, Emirates Golf Club, Dubai.
Emirates Golf Club, host of the European Tour, was established in 1988 and is the first all grass championship golf course in the Middle East. Taking pride in its 36 holes of world-class golf, the club sports two of the city's finest must-play courses, ‘The Majlis’ and ‘The Faldo’ Course, which is also the only 18 hole course in the region to offer night golf.
The grand final will feature the participation of the winners of all previous 11 qualifying rounds, which began in February 2013 and took place across the GCC and, for the first time, South Africa. The event will also feature the attendance of Jeremy Dale, golfing artist and trick-shot legend, who will be showcasing his golfing talents prior to the Grand Final. The event will conclude with a prize-giving ceremony and gala dinner.
“I am delighted to be returning to Dubai for the Grand Finals of the Xerox Corporate Golf Challenge. I know everyone who has qualified will be looking forward to a great day of competition and enjoyment on a world class golf course,” said Jeremy Dale.
The winners of the grand final will compete in the DP World Tour Championship Rolex Pro-Am on November 12th on the Earth Course at Jumeirah Golf Estates, the curtain-raiser for the US$8 million DP World Tour Championship, to be held from November 14th to November 17th and featuring the top 60 players on The Race to Dubai.
Twice named ‘Best Corporate Golf Event’ in the Middle East, the Xerox Corporate Golf Challenge has received tremendous support from main sponsors being ABB and Avis Rent a Car, Co-sponsors also supporting the tournament include ECCO, the ‘nearest the pin’ and ‘longest drive’ sponsor, Crystal Gallery, the trophy sponsor, Scorpio Golf, the supplier sponsor, VPAR, technology sponsor and Dubai Golf appointed to manage the tournament. The media sponsors for this tournament are KhaleejTimes, Official Newspaper Sponsor and Golf Digest, Official Magazine Sponsor.
“15th Xerox Corporate Golf Challenge has now stepped into its last phase, the Grand Final, to reward the champion of the tournament. So far, it has been a tremendous and exhilarating experience of witnessing more than 1,000 talented golfers within the region; and we would like to take the opportunity to wish best of luck to all the finalists,” said Dan Smith, Head of Integrated Marketing, Xerox Middle East and Africa.