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TaylorMade Golf gives ‘once in a lifetime’ experience to lucky golfer
TaylorMade Golf and Portugal’s Quinta Do Lago Golf Resort have given one very lucky golfer from Cannock a ‘once in a lifetime’ experience – playing the revamped North Course and meeting European Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley.
The golfer in question is Mr Steve Williams, who hails from Cannock and was randomly selected from the thousands that entered to win TaylorMade and Quinta Do Lago’s Best Fourball Ever joint promotion, claiming an unbelievable all-expenses-paid package for him and three friends from 5– 12 October 2014.
Included in the trip is a return private jet courtesy of Quinta Do Lago from the UK to Portugal, use of a private luxury villa at Quinta Do Lago for seven days and a personal consultation with Paul McGinley at the TaylorMade Golf fitting centre.
The prize also included a full set of personally customised TaylorMade golf clubs for each person, unlimited rounds for the week at Quinta Do Lago’s recently refurbished Championship North Course and four VIP Hospitality guest tickets for the European Tours Portugal Masters for the day to watch some of the world’s leading players in action.
“I really can’t even fathom that I have actually won," said Williams, an avid golfer who plays off 13 as a member of Lichfield Golf & Country Club. "I’m so grateful to TaylorMade and Quinta Do Lago for making this possible. We’re going to make the most of it that is certain.”
Steve was also allowed to have a complimentary round at The Belfry last month – so he could spring the news on his selected guests in the most amazing way possible.
“First and foremost, rewarding and supporting our players is something we’re extremely proud to be able to do," said Simon Breakell, Head of Communications at TaylorMade-adidas Golf.
"But this is also a chance to showcase the brilliant international partnerships TaylorMade possess with some of the leading golf clubs around the world."