Mercedes Benz Golf Tournament 2012 tees off in India at Pune

The Mercedes-Benz Golf Tournament, a 20 year old global amateur tournament is at present in its 12th edition in India. Indian professional golfer and brand ambassador, Gaganjeet Singh Bhullar will also make an appearance at select locations across India.The Mercedes Benz Golf Tournament sees upward of 50,000 players participate from 56 countries each year. The tournament this year was kicked off at the Oxford Golf & Country Club in Pune. The tourney will see 8 invitational and 6 regional events pan India. This includes Mumbai, Pune, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Delhi, Coimbatore, Jaipur, Chennai, Chandigarh & Bangalore.

The World Final would be held at Stuttgart. Mercedes Benz began the global event in 1989. Having tee’d off at Pune, 7 invitational rounds remain. This will be followed by six Regional rounds, after which the national finals will be held. The three winners would get the opportunity to participate in the Mercedes Trophy World Finals. One of the national final participants stands a chance to participate at the British Open.

The MercedesTrophy Golf Tournament is a brilliant platform for golfing enthusiasts and Mercedes Benz owners to be part of a global golf event. Its success has prompted Mercedes-Benz India take the tourney to a larger level in encouraging sporting talent in India.

Managing Director & CEO, Mercedes Benz India Private Limited, Mr. Peter Honegg had this to say. “Golfing truly represents an evolved and contemporary lifestyle across the world, the attributes which blend seamlessly with the values of Mercedes-Benz. Over the years, MercedesTrophy has turned into a global a sporting extravaganza, bearing testimony to our fruitful association with this sport around the world. This amazing tournament is designed for customers, prospects and provides the right mix for an exclusive social interaction. We are delighted to welcome friends, customers, and golf aficionados for the Mercedes Trophy from all over India”.

Director – Sales & Marketing, Mercedes-Benz India Private Limited, Mr. Debashis Mitra had this to say. “The association of sporting prowess and lifestyle finesse has been a hallmark of the MercedesTrophy. With this event, Mercedes-Benz is providing its consumers and several golf enthusiasts across the subcontinent a truly celebratory occasion to play with some of most respected golf players internationally and experience India’s prestigious luxury golf experience like never before.”