Yas Links Abu Dhabi has been announced as the venue for the fourth qualifying round of the Xerox Corporate Golf Challenge 2014.
Previous event: Doha Golf Club
The tournament will be held on Thursday May 22, 2014, and registrations for two-member teams are open on www.xeroxcgc.com.
Awarded ‘Best Golf Course in the Middle East’ by Golf Digest, Yas Links Abu Dhabi features an 18-hole course, a nine-hole academy course, clubhouse, golf academy and floodlit practice facilities, with excellent views of the Arabian Gulf. It is the first course designed by Kyle Phillips, one of the world’s leading golf course designers, in the UAE.
“Of the three 2014 qualifiers held to date, two have been in Dubai with one in Qatar, and this fourth qualifier is the first to be played in Abu Dhabi. We look forward to providing our golfers with an unmatched experience at the award-winning Yas Links. XCGC has been growing by leaps and bounds, and we are happy to be able to include some of the most iconic courses across the Middle East in this year’s series”, said Andrew Horne, General Manager, Xerox Emirates.
Sponsors for this year’s XCGC include Prestige Wealth Solutions, Skandia International, and long-time supporter ECCO. Destination Partners Ras Al Khaimah Tourism, Waldorf Astoria (RAK) Al Hamra Golf Club and Tower Links Golf Club. Crystal Gallery, ProGolf International, Dubai Golf, and OnSide Sports are Event partners, and Golf Digest, Sport 360, Arabian Golf TV, and UAE Golf Online are Media partners.
The 2014 Xerox Corporate Golf Challenge is supporting the Noor Dubai Foundation, and aims to raise a sum of US$60,000.This is the cost of one mobile Eye Camp that can bring 4,000 treatments and up to 500 surgeries in a developing nation.
Winners of all qualifying rounds will compete in the 2-day grand final round hosted on two iconic golf courses, Tower Links Golf Club and Al Hamra Golf Club, along with overnight stay in the magnificent Waldorf Astoria, in the region’s emerging golf destination, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE. To know more about the tournament and for registration, players can visit www.xeroxcgc.com