– Country Final delivers the new C 300 BlueTEC HYBRID AMG Dynamic as hole-in-one prize;
– “Drive to the Major” is a privileged programme for selected golfers who entered Asian Final Round;
– Thai professional golfer Prom Meesawat is now sponsored by Mercedes-Benz Thailand to showcase impressive performance in world’s leading golf tournaments.
BANGKOK, 23 February 2015 —— Mercedes-Benz Thailand announced MercedesTrophy 2015, a world-class golf tournament that opens an exclusive opportunity for Mercedes-Benz customers to enter a global series of golf competitions. The best players from the qualifying round in Thailand will make their cuts into the Country Final, in search of Thailand’s representatives to compete in the Regional Final in Australia. From there, the regional winners will join the World Final in Stuttgart, Germany. The company also introduced Prom Meesawat as the professional Thai golfer, sponsored by Mercedes-Benz Thailand. A promising Thai pro, Prom is tipped to deliver impressive performances in world-leading professional tournaments. He will also provide coaching advice to Thai participants at MercedesTrophy 2015.
Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Mercedes-Benz (Thailand) Limited, Martin Schulz said: “MercedesTrophy is an amateur golf tournament that strengthens the relationship between Mercedes-Benz and our customers who are golf enthusiasts. As a staple sports marketing activity, this annual event is now in its 16th consecutive year and continues to reward Mercedes-Benz’s customers with an exclusive opportunity to join a top-class golf tournament. Since its beginning in Thailand, the tournament has already registered more than 8,400 customers of Mercedes-Benz nationwide. Golf is today one of the most popular sports in Thailand which also appeals to the new generation and is highly playable for all. In addition, it holds an esteemed image that reflects Mercedes-Benz’s brand image for exuding fascination and perfection.”
“MercedesTrophy 2015 will expose participants to a tournament experience of friendship and camaraderie right from the qualifying round to the Country Final. Golfers can also look forward to great golf tips and techniques that will improve their game because Prom Meesawat, the rising Thai pro who is sponsored by Mercedes-Benz Thailand will be running a Golf Clinic for all qualified golfers. In addition, the hole-in-one winner in the Country Final will drive home the new C 300 BlueTEC HYBRID AMG Dynamic, a premium car that exudes sporty flair and modern luxury from the exterior to the interior with its dynamic design idiom and breathtakingly sporty proportions,” Schulz continued.
The winners at Thailand’s Country Final will not only represent Thailand in the Asian Final Round, but will also be entitled to an exclusive experience of The Open Championship as Mercedes-Benz’s VIP guests in “Drive to the Major” programme, a unique golfing experience reserved for selected golfers in this tournament only.
MercedesTrophy 2015 will start with a qualifying round from April until June in a series of nine competitions;
Qualifying Round 1: 9 April 2015 Siam Country Club Plantation
Qualifying Round 2: 10 April 2015 Siam Country Club Plantation
Qualifying Round 3: 23 April 2015 Siam Country Club Plantation
Qualifying Round 4: 24 April 2015 Siam Country Club Plantation
Qualifying Round 5: 6 May 2015 Siam Country Club Plantation
Qualifying Round 6: 7 May 2015 Siam Country Club Plantation
Qualifying Round 7: 8 May 2015 Siam Country Club Plantation
Qualifying Round 8: 15 May 2015 Red Mountain
Qualifying Round 9: 22 May 2015 Chiang Mai Highland
Each competition divided into four divisions. The winner from each division and competition will go to the Country Final at Banyan Golf Club, Hua Hin on 4-5 June 2015. The first qualifying-round competition will take place on 9 April at Siam Country Club Pattaya Plantation.
MercedesTrophy 2015 in Thailand is supported by leading partners, including TaylorMade-Adidas Golf and HARNN Global. Mercedes-Benz customers who would like to join MercedesTrophy 2015 please contact MercedesTrophy Contact Centre at Tel.02-579-2233.
MercedesTrophy is a premier international tournament series held exclusively for Mercedes-Benz customers who are golf enthusiasts. In addition to inspiring people to engage in sports, it strengthens the relationship among Mercedes-Benz customers, dealers and in line with Mercedes-Benz’s commitment to deliver “THE BEST” the series is an opportunity for amateur golfers who are Mercedes-Benz customers to meet with international peers from around the world in a top-class tournament experience.
[Source : Mercedes-Benz Thailand]