Supporting sponsors of the event include Cleveland Golf/Srixon and Southern Wine
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 9, 2009
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – The OB Sports National Team Championship presented by GPS Industries will be held on Friday, November 13 through Sunday, November 15, 2009 in the Las Vegas, Nevada area. The first round of the two-round competition will be played at Aliante Golf Club in North Las Vegas on Saturday, November 14th, and the second round will be played at The Legacy Golf Club in Henderson the following day. An opening welcome reception on Friday will be hosted by Angel Park Golf Club, in Las Vegas.
Each participating OB Sports-managed golf club,13 total from throughout the U.S., will field an eight-person team (grouped together in four, two-person teams) made up of seven qualifiers from the club and the club’s golf professional. Daily prizes will be awarded to the top three two-person teams from each flight (Scratch Flight, low gross 1st, 2nd, 3rd place; A Flight, low net 1st, 2nd, 3rd place and B Flight, low net 1st, 2nd, 3rd place). In addition, a prize will be awarded for the overall OB Sports Team Championship: each of the 13 teams posts its best three, two-person-team net scores, across both days of competition, and the team with the lowest net score is crowned overall champion.
“In its third year, the OB Sports National Team Championship has certainly lived up to its intended purpose,” said Phil Green, President of OB Sports. “All we really wanted to do is bring a fantastic group of golfers together to compete in a light-hearted but professionally run golf event as a way of saying thanks for being loyal cardholders at various OB Sports-managed golf clubs. Plus, it’s a great excuse to get out there and have fun. I’d also like to thank our presenting sponsor GPS Industries, and our supporting sponsors Cleveland Golf/Srixon and Southern Wine…and of course, the spectacular host facilities: Aliante, The Legacy and Angel Park Golf Clubs.”
Participating golf clubs include Longbow Golf Club in Mesa, Ariz.; Langdon Farms Golf Club in Aurora, Ore.; Eagle Mountain Golf Club in Fountain Hills, Ariz.; Centennial Golf Club in Medford, Ore.; Three Crowns Golf Club in Casper, Wyo.; Sandia Resort & Casino in Albuquerque, N.M.; Tijeras Creek Golf Club in Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif.; Angel Park Golf Club in Las Vegas, Nev.; Aliante Golf Club in North Las Vegas, Nev.; The Legacy Golf Club in Henderson, Nev.; andHigh Meadow Ranch in Magnolia, Tex.
For more information on the 2009 OB Sports National Team Championship, Presented by GPS Industries, visit www.obsports.com/team.
About The Presenting Sponsor – GPS Industries, LLC
GPS Industries, LLC (GPSI) develops and markets technology solutions to enable managers of golf facilities, resorts, and residential communities to improve operational efficiencies and generate new revenue streams. The Company’s product line provides integrated software applications and a high-resolution 10.4-inch cart-mounted display panel. The panels vividly illustrate each hole, providing precise distance measurement information, strategic playing tips and targeted advertising messages. The patented system is seamlessly connected via a high-speed Wi-Fi network that turns the clubhouse facility into a wireless hot spot. For additional information, please visit www.gpsindustries.com.
Supporting Sponsor – Cleveland Golf/Srixon
The official Golf Ball of the OB Sports National Team Championships for the third year in a row is Srixon. Srixon Golf Balls will be provided to the participants of the OB Sports National Team Championship, compliments of Cleveland Golf/Srixon. For more information on Srixon visit www.srixon.com. For more information on Cleveland Golf, visit www.clevelandgolf.com.
About OB Sports
All the golf clubs participating in the 2009 OB Sports National Team Championship, Presented by GPS Industries are professionally managed by OB Sports Golf Management, a diversified, golf-oriented company with a long history of success. OB Sports currently manages 30 premier golf courses and country clubs throughout the United States and Mexico. Known for its comprehensive and personalized services since 1972, OB Sports has become widely acclaimed as the leader in boutique-style golf course management. For more information about OB Sports Golf Management, visit www.obsports.com,call (480) 948-1300, become a Fan of OB Sports on Facebook at www.facebook.com/obsports or follow OB Sports on Twitter: www.twitter.com/OBSportsGolf