Emirates Golf Course to host the tenth qualifying round of the Xerox Corporate Golf Challenge

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United Arab Emirates, Thursday 4th April 2012 – Xerox, the leading enterprise for business process and document management launches the tenth qualifying round of the Xerox Corporate Golf Challenge at Emirates Golf Club in Dubai on Thursday 5th April 2012. The tenth qualifying round will host over 100 players, where the top teams of each round will qualify for the Grand Final at Jumeirah Golf Estates in April. These finalists will have the opportunity to win a trip to the 2012 British Open Championship taking place in Royal Lytham & St Annes on the 19th – 22nd of July 2012.

The Xerox Corporate Golf Challenge, managed by Troon Golf has received an increase in the number of supports/sponsors this year.  Avis Rent a Car and ABB are the main sponsors of the event and have been strong supporters since 2010. The Golf Challenge is also co-sponsored by Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel and Villas, this year’s main hotel sponsors as well as ECCO who also co-sponsor in addition to supporting the tournament in the past with events including ‘The Longest Drive and Nearest the Pin’; Crystal Gallery the Official Trophy Sponsor of the tournament, with media sponsors being Khaleej Times with the new addition of Golf Digest.

Emirates Golf Club, host of the European Tour sanctioned Omega Dubai Desert Classic and Omega Dubai Ladies Masters, was the first all grass championship golf course in the Middle East when it opened in 1988. Taking pride in its 36 holes of world-class golf, the club sports two of the city’s finest must-play courses, the Majlis and the Faldo Course, which is also the only 18 hole course in the region to offer night golf.

“The atmosphere is electric with this being the last tournament of the Xerox Golf Challenge before the Finale on April 26th. We have all enjoyed each course as well as the time we have gotten to spend with all the participants. Every course has proven to be challenging in its own unique way and we are sure Emirates Golf Club will be no different. We wish every individual golfer the best of luck and want to thank our sponsors for their constant support’, stated Andrew Hurt, General Manager, Xerox Emirates

With teams collaborating from all over the Middle East for the 14th Annual Xerox Corporate Golf Challenge this year has proven to be the most diverse tournament as of yet, branching into new regions such as, Saudi Aramco. The number of participants who showed interest is constantly increasing, emphasizing the tournaments popularity.  Moreover, The Xerox Corporate Golf Challenge is active on social media forums such as Facebook. Xerox Emirates has launched a competition for fans that is live on the Xerox Corporate Golf Challenge Facebook Fan page, http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Xerox-Corporate-Golf-Challenge/218893564835345. The competition has already announced the first, second, third, fourth and fifth raffle winners. Prizes that have been won include a weekend stay for 2 at the Park Hyatt, a Xerox Phaser 3140 printer, a lunch for 2 at the Els Club, a Friday brunch for 2 at Ibn Battuta Gate Hotel and a Callaway Golf Club. Fans and golfers alike have the opportunity to win 1 of 2 prizes every raffle round.

In order to be one of those lucky winners, keep an eye out for the sixth raffle question which will be posted on Thursday 5th April.

Further details on the tournament are available at:


Further details on the Facebook competition/raffle at:


The qualifying rounds are scheduled as follows:

Qualifying rounds:

  • Round 10:        Thursday, April 5th at Emirates Golf Club, Dubai
  • Grand Final:     Thursday, April 26th at Jumeirah Golf Estates, Dubai


 About Xerox Emirates

Established in 1985, Xerox Emirates is a joint venture between the Mohamed Hareb Al Otaiba Group and Xerox Limited and markets its range of innovative document management products, applications and solutions throughout the UAE. The company’s product portfolio includes high-end digital production publishing and printing systems, networked digital multi-functional office devices, a complete range of production and office colour solutions as well as laser printers and fax machines. The focus on business excellence was recognised in 1996 and 2005 by the Government of Dubai when the company was presented with the Dubai Quality Award as well as the Sheikh Khalifa Award in 2006.  Xerox Emirates is also ISO 9001:2000 certified for the Quality Management System which supports the Service and Logistics Operations.  Xerox Emirates continues to be the market leader in technology, Document Management and Consulting Services that improve customer’s work processes and business results.  For further information on Xerox Emirates, visit www.xeroxuae.com

About Xerox

Xerox Corporation is a $22 billion leading global enterprise for business process and document management. Through its broad portfolio of technology and services, Xerox provides the essential back-office support that clears the way for clients to focus on what they do best: their real business.  Headquartered in Norwalk, Conn., Xerox provides leading-edge document technology, services, software and genuine Xerox supplies for graphic communication and office printing environments of any size. Through ACS, A Xerox Company, which Xerox acquired in February 2010, Xerox also offers extensive business process outsourcing and IT outsourcing services, including data processing, HR benefits management, finance support, and customer relationship management services for commercial and government organizations worldwide. The 130,000 people of Xerox serve clients in more than 160 countries.  For more information, visit http://www.xerox.com, http://news.xerox.com or http://www.acs-inc.com.  For investor information, visit http://www.xerox.com/investor.

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