The UK’s first Golf and Business Festival is to be held at Leeds’ Moor Allerton Golf Club from 25–27 May 2014. Organised by the newly formed - The Moor Allerton Charitable Foundation.
Profits made by Yorkshire Golf and Business Festival 25–27 May, will be donated to a range of charities including Yorkshire Air Ambulance and The Golf Foundation.
The weekend will include a Tour Professional golfers, Yorkshire celebrities, Am – Am event 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 playing. Two trips to the Masters in Augusta are on offer for the winning amateurs. 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 really 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 really great 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 include Nike, Leeds Business Incubation Centres and Park Lane Enterprise Centre.