Date: January 31, 2013
Author: Golf Australia

Century 21 joins Women’s Australian sponsor family

Century 21, the largest real estate sales organisation in the Asia Pacific region, has become a key sponsor of the 2013 ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open which will be played at Royal Canberra Golf Club from February 14 to 17. Boasting prize money of US$1.2 million, the prestigious event will feature 10 of the world s top 20 female players including world number one Yani Tseng, world number three Stacy Lewis, New Zealander Lydia Ko, defending champion Jessica Korda, and Australian Karrie Webb. Century 21 has been a supporter of Australian golf at various levels for over 17 years and believes that this tournament, and its stellar field of competitors, represents an amazing opportunity to support and be associated with a great event, said Chairman and Owner of Century 21 Australasia, Charles Tarbey. Having sponsored the Men’sAustralian Open in 2011, we also appreciate the fantastic global brand exposure that such an opportunity provides. Century 21 s branding will be visible on two key holes from tee to green, as well as on the primary digital scoreboard and through other online and on-ground channels. ABC TV will broadcast the event to an expected live audience of over one million viewers over the four days of competition. The event will also gain international exposure, with Fox Sports USA and JGolf broadcasting the Open to more than 15 countries worldwide, including New Zealand and the United States. Commenting on the partnership, Golf Australia CEO Stephen Pitt said: We re delighted to have Century 21 on board as we host the first event of the LPGA Tour season in Canberra. Century 21 has a passion for great results and we look forward to another successful week of world-class golf in February. Century 21 is proud to be supporting this year s Women&aposs Australian Open and looks forward to an exciting competition in February. With over 3,000 offices, Century 21 is the largest real estate sales organisation in the Asia Pacific region, a region vital to Australia s continued economic success.