Almouj Golf Announces Zawawi Mercedes-Benz as First Corporate Partner

20 February 2012Back

Almouj Golf has announced its first corporate partner as part
of a long-term strategy to align with brandsAlmouj Golf - Merc & Almouj Golf Image who have a clear synergy with its mission to provide a world class product, coupled with impeccable service.  Zawawi Mercedes-Benz will be Almouj Golf's 'automotive partner' and as part of the Agreement will enjoy various benefits ranging from the advantages of corporate membership, use of the facilities and playing vouchers, together with the opportunity to host events on the course and in the welcoming atmosphere of the club house.

The one year agreement will solidify Almouj Golf's vision to be recognized as one of the top one hundred golfing facilities in the world and reinforce its position as a leading hospitality venue. "In business, as in golf, we look for partners who are passionate about maximizing opportunities to add value to the alliance for the benefit of all parties.  Zawawi Mercedes-Benz demonstrates these characteristics. Both Almouj Golf and Mercedes-Benz have been designed by experts who understand the importance of delivering an outstanding product in association with excellent service. The German automotive manufacturer also brings a long and rich international association with golf which fits perfectly with our partnership strategy," said St. John Kelliher, General Manager, Almouj Golf.

Craig Hardie, CEO Automotive, Zawawi Trading Company (ZTC), said, "The sponsorship with Almouj Golf aligns with the global strategy for Mercedes-Benz' to positively contribute to the sport of golf, and to Zawawi Trading Company's continued efforts to strengthen long term relationships with our clients. Our collaboration with Almouj Golf provides a unique opportunity to connect with our customers within an environment that mirrors the image and reputation of Zawawi Mercedes-Benz in the Sultanate."

He continued to say that Mercedes-Benz is no stranger to golf, having held the positions of Official Car of the world's oldest major, The Open Championship, the Official Automobile Partner of The Masters in Augusta since 2008, as well as the Official Patron of the PGA of America which includes the PGA Championship and the Ryder Cup 2012. Regionally, Mercedes-Benz is the Official car sponsor of the Omega Dubai Desert Classic and Omega Dubai Ladies Masters.

Inspired by Oman and designed by the prolific golfing legend Greg Norman, Almouj Golf is the first sea facing golf course according to PGA Championship standards in the Sultanate. The 7,342 yard course is challenging and rewarding for all levels of player whilst the club house offers a relaxed and friendly venue which enables both golfers and non-golfers to experience not only one of the world's best golfing facilities but also the true beauty and hospitality of the Sultanate.