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Srixon Golf becomes title sponsor of Sportingclass Industry Invitational
Golf ball giants Srixon will be the title sponsor of the Sportingclass series, with the event to now be known as The Srixon Industry Invitational presented by Sportingclass. The event’s final stage will be held in Sarasota, Florida.
Srixon Golf, makers of the brilliant AD333, Distance and Tri-Speed golf ball ranges, was an associate sponsor of the tournament since its inception back in 2010, with representative teams taking part in finals around the world.
“Our portfolio of brands makes us one of the World's leading golf companies and the profile of the events fits perfectly with our long term strategies,” said Jon Parsons, Head of Marketing for Srixon Sports Europe.
The Sportingclass Industry Invitational offers the perfect platform for business networking in a relaxed atmosphere and consists of 10 qualifying rounds in the UK. Each qualifying round is industry specific with the victorious team from each event winning a spot to the tournament final.
Andy Lee, Managing Director of Sportingclass, added: “To have Srixon take on the title sponsorship of our tournament is incredible for us is a few ways. It’s obviously an exceptionally powerful and respected golf brand and to have them title sponsor our tournament is a perfect fit. We are also delighted that they have increased their level of presence as our tournament has grown and to take on the mantle of ‘title sponsors’ in 2014 is testament to how successful the Industry Invitational has become in orchestrating successful business relationships.”
Qualifying rounds of the tournament :
12th/13th May – The Sportingclass Scottish Open at Loch Lomond
22nd May – The American Express Golf Challenge at The Grove
6th June - The IT & Communications Golf Challenge at The Grove
12th June – The Financial Services Golf Challenge at The Grove
15th July – The Home House Golf Open at Stoke Park
22nd July – The Coe Vintners Golf Classic at The Grove
25th July – The Tesco Property Charity Golf Day at The Grove
31st July - The Srixon Industry Invitational at The Grove
4th September – The Property & Construction Golf Challenge at The Grove
18th September – The Sportingclass Open at The Grove
19th- 23rd October - The 2014 Srixon Industry Invitational Final at The Ritz- Carlton, Sarasota USA