Dirab Golf & Country Club in Riyadh, KSA, is announced as the venue of the final qualifier of the 16th Xerox Corporate Golf Challenge (XCGC), one of the most prestigious sporting events in the region, which will be held on Friday, November 21st, 2014.
“The 16th Xerox Corporate Golf Challenge is thrilled to be back at Dirab Golf & Country Club after a successful round earlier in September”, said Dan Smith, Director, Integrated Marketing, Xerox Middle East & Africa. “It has been an exhilarating experience to witness such strong fields, in both Saudi qualifiers, be part of this challenge. We would like to take the opportunity to wish this Friday’s final round qualifiers the very best of luck, and look forward to welcoming the winners to the grand final, in Ras Al Khaimah, in December.”
Having hosted a number of prestigious golf events, Dirab Golf & Country Club features one of the best courses in the Kingdom and is notable for being the first 18-hole championship golf course in Saudi Arabia.
Two-person, executive-golfer, teams are invited to register and participate in the Saudi-based qualifier, and the winners will compete in the 2-day grand final hosted on two iconic golf courses, Tower Links Golf Club and Al Hamra Golf Club, along with overnight stay in the stunning Waldorf Astoria, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE.
The Xerox Golf Challenge grand final will feature the participation of the winners of all previous qualifying rounds, which began in April 2014 and took place across the GCC and, for the second consecutive year, South Africa.
“We are honoured to host the Xerox Golf Challenge grand final at Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah” said Andre Herrenschmidt, general manager, Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah “the challenge has taken place over 6 countries throughout 2014 and comes to a close in the beautiful northern Emirate Ras Al Khaimah. As a hotel, we have been extensively involved with social media and are providing a fantastic prize of a three-night stay at the beautiful Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimahl for one lucky winner. More details can be found on https://www.facebook.com/WaldorfAstoriaRAK”
Thrice named ‘Best Corporate Golf Event’ in the Middle East, the Xerox Corporate Golf Challenge has been supported by sponsors such as Prestige Wealth Solutions, Skandia International, and long-time supporter ECCO.
Destination Partners for the challenge are Ras Al Khaimah Tourism, Waldorf Astoria (RAK) Al Hamra Golf Club and Tower Links Golf Club.
Supporting Xerox Emirate’s chosen charity, Noor Dubai Foundation, the 2014 Xerox Corporate Golf Challenge aims to contribute to the company’s 2014 goal of raising 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.
For further information about the tournament and to register, visit www.xeroxcgc.com