Moor Allerton to stage inaugural Golf & Business Festival

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The UK’s first Golf and Business Festival is to be held this year in Yorkshire at popular Leeds 2-FORE!-1 venue Moor Allerton Golf Club (pictured) from May 25-27.

The event is being organised by the golf club’s newly-founded charitable foundation, The Moor Allerton Charitable Foundation.

Profits made by the Yorkshire Golf & Business Festival will be donated to a range of charities including The Golf Foundation and The Tour Players Foundation.

The weekend will include a Tour Professional golfers/Yorkshire celebrities golf tournament featuring past Ryder Cup players Paul Broadhurst and Paul Way and current players from the Tours. Geoffrey Boycott and Paul Hudson are two of the many celebrities who will be playing.

Two trips to the Masters at Augusta in 2015 are on offer for the winning amateurs. The event will also feature guest speakers from the worlds of business and sport; an exhibition featuring golfing products and Yorkshire suppliers; and a programme of family events.

Paul Collins, Director of Sales and Marketing for Moor Allerton Golf Club said: “We are proud to be hosting the UK’s first ever Golf and Business Festival. This is a completely unique event which we hope will bring together some of Yorkshire’s finest businesses with high-profile sports people and celebrities in a beautiful setting.

“We hope to ‘tee up’ some new opportunities for all involved, as well as to raise money for some tremendous local causes.”

Speakers will include Trick-Shot golfing legend and PGA coach Jeremy Dale; Yorkshire businessman, founder of charity Global Promise and Chief Executive of Bradford-based Global Synergy Solutions Zulfi Hussain MBE; Managing Director of Leeds-based Exquisite Cakes,Viv Parry; and Yorkshire social media trainer Sarah Allison.

Confirmed exhibitors so far include Nike, Blue Hawk Events, Dream Greens, National Club Golfer, Members of Give Back Works, Leeds Business Incubation Centres and Park Lane Enterprise Centre.

>> To exhibit at the event, or become a sponsor email Paul Collins or call 0113 266 1154; for further information on the Festival click here.

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