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Posted on Mar. 03rd, 2012

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Kuwait participates in the Audi quattro Cup world finals

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Winners from Kuwait will proceed directly to the world finals in South Africa
More than 90 thousand players participated worldwide

Kuwait, March 2012 – for the sixth consecutive year golfers in Kuwait participated in the largest amateur golf tournament in the world – Audi quattro Cup that qualifies winners to move on directly to the world finals in South Africa that will take place between the 23rd and 27th November 2012.

By invitation from Audi Kuwait, represented by Fouad Alghanim & Sons Automotive Company, 100 players competed on a local level in Kuwait for a chance to compete in the coveted quattro Cup finals.  With a score of 40 points the team composed of Jeremy Kerslake and Brad Eiffe will represent Kuwait in the world finals.

In a highly competitive tournament, Martine Desplanques won the prize for nearest to pin for ladies, while Nick Bond won the prize for men.  The longest drive was recorded by K. Nam for the ladies and Louis Suarez for the men.

The tournament took place under hazy conditions at Sahara Golf Club & Resort on a course composed of 18 holes designed by Peter Hardin and constructed according to worldwide golf standards.

On this occasion, the Kuwait finalists said, “ we are excited to meet the competitors at the world finals from more than 50 countries across the world and hope to win the title of world champions.”

Established in 1991, the Audi quattro Cup is one of the most popular tournaments in the world played according to the Stableford rules and regulations, a group of four in teams of two.  In 2010, 52 Audi dealerships worldwide organized 785 tournaments in which more than 90 thousand participants, with more than 1.2 million players participating in the quattro Cup tournament worldwide over the past 20 years.

Audi quattro Cup Statistics

YearNumber of TournamentsCountriesNumber of Entrants   
1991 51 1 6.120      
1992 132 8 15.840      
1993 177 9 21.240      
1994 219 11 26.280      
1995 259 18 31.080      
1996 355 21 42.600      
1997 400 25 48.000      
1998 425 25 51.000      
1999 500 26 60.000      
2000 500 27 60.000      
2001 550 28 66.000      
2002 560 34 67.200      
2003 600 36 72.000      
2004 680 38 81.600      
2005 680 38 81.600      
2006 650 37 78.000      
2007 700 43 80.000      
2008 750 52 86.000      
2009 730 47 82.000      
2010 760 52 87.000      
2011 785 52 90.200      
Total 10.463   1.233.760      

Participating countries 2011
Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brunei, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Finland, Germany, Guatemala, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Trinidad & Tobago, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay

More info: www.audiquattrocup.com