Land Rover to provide fleet of luxury vehicles as ‘Official Vehicle Sponsor’

Published September 30th, 2009 - 01:04 GMT

As the 50 day countdown begins, the Dubai World Championship presented by: DP World continues to be a major draw for leading international and regional companies, with Land Rover the latest big name to announce its support of the tournament.


The Dubai World Championship presented by: DP World takes place at Jumeirah Golf Estates from November 19-22, 2009 and provides the thrilling climax to The Race to Dubai – The European Tour’s season-long competition which takes in 50 golf tournaments in 27 destinations around the world.


As ‘Official Vehicle Sponsor' Land Rover, together with its exclusive importer Al Tayer Motors, will provide a fleet of luxury Land Rover and Range Rover vehicles to transport the 60 qualifiers from The Race to Dubai in style during their stay in Dubai.


This world-class field, which will be competing on the Greg Norman-designed Earth course at Jumeirah Golf Estates for the very first time, includes current Race leader from Germany Martin Kaymer, Spain’s Sergio Garcia, England’s Lee Westwood, Ireland’s Padraig Harrington, South Africa’s Ernie Els, Australia’s Geoff Ogilvy, Sweden’s Henrik Stenson, Colombia’s Camilo Villegas, Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy, and India’s Jeev Milkha Singh.


Land Rover joins a growing list of world renowned brands to partner with tournament hosts Leisurecorp, a division of Nakheel Leisure, including DP World (Presenting Sponsor), Rolex (Premier Sponsor), The National (Official Newspaper), CNN (Media Partner), Polo Ralph Lauren (Official Outfitter), Atlantis (Official Hotel), and ITP (Official Publisher).


Hamza Mustafa, Managing Director, Nakheel Leisure, said:


“With 50 days to go until the inaugural tournament, the Dubai World Championship presented by: DP World s cementing its place on the international sporting calendar in a challenging marketplace with the support of several world class brands. We are proud to receive the backing from an internationally reputed supplier in Land Rover - another fitting partner for a sports event of growing global stature.”

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