MERCEDES-BENZ - DAVID LEADBETTER ASSOCIATION
Pune: The country’s leading luxury car maker, Mercedes-Benz India teed-off the 2017 MercedesTrophy in Pune at the Oxford Golf Resort. The annual tournament is in its 17th edition in India and it will be played in a span of 24 days engaging about 2500 golfers in the country. Over the years, MercedesTrophy has become the most coveted participative golf tournaments in India.
MercedesTrophy makes it to one of the world’s largest sporting events, which witnesses participation of approximately 60,000 golfers from across 60 countries, all vying for the prized title. All the 36 winners from the qualifying rounds being held in 12 cities – Pune, Ahmadabad, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Coimbatore, Chennai, Kolkata, Chandigarh, Gurgaon, Jaipur and Greater Noida will then compete at the National Finals at the Oxford Golf Resort, Pune in March.
The most celebrated personality of the golfing fraternity, David Leadbetter graced the opening occasion being held at Oxford Golf Resort. He conducted a special golf clinic where he introduced non-golfers to the sport. David Leadbetter is the pioneer of David Leadbetter Golfing Academies, which has presence across 13 countries, India being one of them. Mr. Leadbetter has coached many of the world’s greatest touring professionals and now will set up his State of Art academy in India’s top golf course ‘Oxford Golf Resort’.
Three finalists who qualify at the National Finals will get a life time opportunity to participate in the MercedesTrophy World Finals at Stuttgart, Germany in September 2017. These finalists will get a chance to compete against the best of talents from all over the world. The entry into the National Final is limited to Mercedes-Benz owners only.