GEC Open global golf tour made its debut in Spain with the national qualifying round held at the championship golf course at Real Club Sevilla Golf. Attended by over 100 leading golfers from the region, the contest as played in modified stableford format in two handicap categories – 0 to 13.4 and 13.5 onwards.
In 0 to 13.4 class, Darren Chang, playing off a 4-handicap, booked his berth for the world final with a winning score of 39 nett points.In the other division, Manuel Gonzalez Garcia claimed ticket to Dubai with a winning score of 41 playing off a handicap of 22.
“It has been a pleasure to work with Tushar and his team from GEC Open, members at Real Club Sevilla Golf really enjoyed this event, there will be two of them who will have the privilege to travel to Dubai and play two fantastic courses like Emirates and Jumeirah representing our magnificent club and country, in this unique worldwide final” , said Gonzalo Goy, Operations Manager – Real Club Sevilla Golf.
The world finalists enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to compete under national colors and ply their craft at two world-class venues – Jumeirah Golf Estates and Emirates Golf Club. Besides this, the winner’s package includes return airfare, luxury accommodation, venue transfers, Gala dinners, etc. Dubai Corporate Golf World Cup provides amateur and club golfers with a unique opportunity to experience the thrill and excitement akin to a professional player.
GEC Open 2018 is poised to host 54 qualifying rounds in 34 countries making it one of the biggest corporate golf tournament all around the world. Engaging over 3700 corporate leaders and industry stakeholders, the GEC Open is a unique blend of sporting excellence and networking opportunities for partners and players alike.
A 36-hole tournament, DCGWC will be played over two days at Jumeirah Golf Estate and Emirates Golf Club in December later this year where national winners from 34 countries will compete to be crowned global champions. Dubai Corporate Golf World Cup provides amateur and club golfers with a unique opportunity to experience the thrill and excitement akin to a professional player.
About GEC Open:
GEC Open made its debut in 2014 with just one golf round in Dubai. In 2015 and 2016, the event grew in popularity and was played in six and eight countries respectively connecting over 1100 corporates in the GEC ecosystem. Since then, GEC Open has matured into a global platform for networking, forging everlasting friendships and business relations. The 2017 edition held 29 golf rounds in 18 countries reaching over 2400 corporate leaders under the aegis of 800+ global organizations!