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Author: ALPG

Club Car Series Returns

Club Car / Ingersoll-Rand has confirmed its continued support of Australian Ladies Professional Golf (ALPG) through renewal of sponsorship of the 2014 ALPG Tour Club Car Series. This represents the eighth consecutive year that the world s leading manufacturer of golf and turf utility vehicles has sponsored the very popular series. The Series, which commences in Yamba on the 7th January offers an attractive bonus pool of $15,000 to be distributed among the leading players at the conclusion of the seven (7) nominated events. To be eligible, players must be members of the ALPG and play a minimum of five events. The ALPG Tour has already confirmed that some leading players will be teeing it up at various times throughout the Series across two states. Players include defending Club Car Series winner Stacey Keating, Kristie Smith, Emma de Groot, Sarah Kemp, Whitney Hillier and Bree Arthur. England s Laura Davies will also play in four of the events including the Pro-ams at Moss Vale, Mt Broughton and Castle Hill. France s Joanna Klatten, is a confirmed starter in all the events and will be one to watch. The Club Car Series includes the following Pro-ams and State Opens: BWAC Employment and Community Services Yamba GC Pro-am (7 January) Ingham s Antill Park ALPG Pro-am (10 January) Moss Vale GC Ladies Classic (13 & 14 January) Mt Broughton Classic (17 & 18 January) Renault Ladies Pro-am (20 January) Bing Lee Fujitsu Women’s NSW Open (24 to 26 January) Oates Victorian Open (20-23 February) The Bonus Pool of $15,000 will be distributed among the leading 5 (five) players following the Victorian Open on Sunday 23 February 2014. The player who, having met the eligibility criteria, has accumulated the most points will be declared the 2014 CLUB CAR Series Bonus Pool Winner. Kevin Gates, Vice President Asia/Pacific, Club Car Inc. said Club Car is proud to be aligned with the ALPG Tour, stating We see the ALPG Tour as a great product and a perfect fit for our brand. The Club Car Series events are played throughout regional and metropolitan areas generating great exposure for us, together with the extensive media coverage the Tour generates. It is fantastic to have the calibre of players such as Stacey Keating, Katherine Hull and Sarah Kemp as past winners. Being able to support events that provide a tour for local female professional golfers is also a key driver behind our continuing this relationship.