GEC Open engages Mauritius Golf community with maiden event
Christophe Callaou and Paul Ferreira and Ishtiaq Hajee Adam qualify for Dubai Corporate Golf World Cup
Top corporates and industry leaders from the Mauritius business community were seen in action at the Heritage Golf Club on October 28, 2017. In a fun-filled yet competitive setting, GEC Open – a premium corporate golf tournament in association in OMA Emirates was hosted for the first time in the region.
Playing in Stableford format, Christophe Callaou carded 34 points, Paul Ferreira managed 29 and Ishtiaq Hajee Adam bagged 34 points to claim victory in their respective handicap classes. The deserving trio will now experience a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to represent their country in the World Final – Dubai Corporate Golf World Cup 2017. The coveted finale will be held over two days on 13th and 14th December amongst national winning teams from 18 countries at two world-class golf courses in Dubai.
The island nation of Mauritius is one of the leading tourist destinations and a growing economy. GEC Open in association in OMA Emirates serves as a platform for Mauritian business community to engage with international businesses and vice versa bringing financial opportunities to the region.
“We are glad to bring the event to the pristine and unique country of Mauritius. Apart from being the primary destination for tourists all over the world, Mauritius is also establishing itself as a key player in the international business community, especially for Africa and Asia. The high appreciation of Mauritius round is a testament to the growing popularity of the game in the region. I congratulate the winners and hope to see them in Dubai. We will continue to expand this platform and associate GEC Open with more golfers and corporates across the globe.”, said Tushar Sahoo, MD, GEC Open.
GEC Open in association in OMA Emirates brings together leading global organizations and executives on a common platform through golf. GEC works to improve the lives of others through charitable causes while growing the bond & strength of business between corporate leaders.
With humble beginnings in 2014 in just one country, GEC Open has grown into a global platform for networking and a nursery for everlasting friendships and international business relations. The 2017 edition will see 29 golf rounds played across 18 countries amongst 2400 CXO’s under the aegis of 800+ global organizations.