MERCEDES-BENZ 2012 U.S. DEALER GOLF CHAMPIONSHIPS TEE OFF
MONTVALE, N.J. - The 2012 Mercedes-Benz Dealer Golf Championships, a nationwide amateur-only golf program for men and women kicks off this March. In its nineteenth year, the program has raised over $17 million to benefit charitable organizations across the United States.
Each year, Mercedes-Benz dealers host tournaments in their local communities for golf enthusiasts and customers as part of the Mercedes-Benz Dealer Golf Championship. The entry fees are donated to charities as part of the tournament activities. In 2011, the Mercedes-Benz Dealer Championship consisted of 73 tournaments played by over 5,100 participants that raised $1.7 million for charity. The top three golf teams from two Sectional Tournaments will play the 2011 Championship Final at West Lake Country Club on April 3, 2012 during Masters week. These teams reached the Finals having played in the 2011 Eastern Sectional Tournament at Pinehurst Resort, NC or the Western Sectional Tournament at the TPC Scottsdale located at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, AZ.
The Mercedes-Benz Dealer Golf U.S. program is part of a globally supported group of International tournaments with over 60,000 people participating per year from 34 countries. For more information, visit www.mbusa.com/sports
Beyond the Dealer Championships program, Mercedes-Benz continues to be a leading supporter of golf around the world. The Mercedes-Benz brand is international partner for the Masters and as Official Patron and Vehicle of the PGA of America is a supporter of the PGA Championship, Senior PGA Championship and Proud Supporter of 2012 Ryder Cup. Within the U.S., the three-pointed star is involved in several high-profile golf tournaments including the Waste Management Phoenix Open, Wells Fargo Championship, AT&T National, Northern Trust Open, AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am and Chevron World Challenge.
About Mercedes-Benz USA
Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA), headquartered in Montvale, New Jersey, is responsible for the distribution, marketing and customer service for all Mercedes-Benz and Maybach products in the United States. MBUSA offers drivers the most diverse line-up in the luxury segment with 12 model lines ranging from the sporty C-Class to the flagship S-Class sedans and the SLS AMG supercar.
MBUSA is also responsible for the distribution, marketing and customer service of Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Vans in the US. More information on MBUSA and its products can be found at www.mbusa.com and www.mbsprinterusa.com
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