Thursday, February 26, 2009

BWI: Audi Quattro Cup 2009 to Enthrall Golf Enthusiasts Across India

Press release from Business Wire India
Source: Audi
Thursday, February 26, 2009 07:04 PM IST (01:34 PM GMT)
Editors: General: Consumer interest, Sports; Business: Advertising, PR & marketing, Automotives, Sports; Automotive
Release no: 19346
Audi Quattro Cup 2009 to Enthrall Golf Enthusiasts Across India

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, Thursday, February 26, 2009 -- (Business Wire India) --
-- 2nd season of the famous amateur golf tournament 'Audi quattro Cup' in India from February to April

-- Five cities to be part of the Audi quattro Cup; Indian finals in October and World Finals to be held in December in Sydney

-- Audi quattro Cup 2008 saw involvement from 52 countries and 86,000 players from all across the world.

Audi quattro Cup 2009 will begin its second season in India at Chandigarh from February 28th, 2009. Given the overwhelming response to the inaugural golf tournament last year, this year's Audi quattro Cup will include apart from Chandigarh also New Delhi, Pune, Mumbai and Bangalore.

"The Audi quattro Cup received an excellent response in India making it an obvious decision for us to scale up the tournament by adding three more centres across the country. Audi has been involved with golf sport for almost two decades. Worldwide, the Audi quattro Cup ranks among the biggest and most popular amateur golf tournaments. The Audi quattro Cup epitomizes Audi's philosophy of 'Vorsprung durch Technik' and this is closely connected to the elegant sport of golf", said Benoit Tiers, Managing Director, Audi India.

The Audi quattro Cup 2009 will feature 500 golf enthusiasts across Chandigarh Golf Club, (February 28th, 2009), Delhi Golf Club (April 6th, 2009), Poona Golf Course (March 2009), Willingdon Golf Club, Mumbai (April 4th, 2009) and Eagleton Golf Resort, Bangalore (April 11th, 2009).

Three top teams from each of these five cities will participate in the Audi India quattro Cup finals to be held in October. The team that wins the Audi India tournament will head to New South Wales Golf Club in Sydney, Australia, one of the world's most beautiful golf courses, for the 19th Audi quattro Cup world finals from December 14th to 18th, 2009.

The Audi quattro Cup tournament series, established in 1991, has become one of the most celebrated amateur golf tournaments in the world.

Audi quattro Cup 2008:

-- 52 countries were part of the tournament

-- 750 tournaments in total worldwide

-- 86,000 golfers from all across the globe participated

-- More information available on or


AUDI AG develops and produces luxury cars and sold worldwide a total of 1,003,000 cars in 2008 and thus achieved its thirteenth consecutive record year. Audi produces vehicles in Ingolstadt and Neckarsulm (Germany), Györ (Hungary), Changchun (China) and Brussels (Belgium). Aurangabad in India saw the start of local production of the Audi A6 at the end of 2007 and of the Audi A4 in early October 2008. The company is active in more than 100 markets worldwide. AUDI AG's wholly owned subsidiaries include Automobili Lamborghini Holding S.p.A. in Sant'Agata Bolognese (Italy) and Quattro GmbH in Neckarsulm. Audi currently employs around 57,000 people worldwide, including 45,000 in Germany. The brand with the four rings invests more than ?2 billion each year in order to sustain the company's technological lead embodied in its "Vorsprung durch Technik" slogan. Audi plans to significantly increase the number of models in its portfolio by 2015 to 40. The Audi brand celebrates its 100th birthday in 2009. The company was founded by August Horch in Zwickau on July 16, 1909; he named it Audi after the Latin translation of his surname ("hark!").

Authorized Dealer Showrooms:

Audi Ahmedabad - Rudra-Path, S.G. Road, Ahmedabad
Audi Bangalore - Survey No. 6/1, Beratana Agrahara, 15th KM, Hosur Main Road
Audi Chandigarh - Plot No. 171, Industrial Area, Phase I
Audi Delhi - F 85, Okhla Industrial Area, Phase I
Audi Gurgaon - Orchid Centre, Sector - 54, Golf Course Road
Audi Hyderabad - 8-2-684/A, Road No.12, Banjara Hills
Audi Mumbai - 81, Dr. Annie Besant Road
Audi Pune - Pro1 Business Centre, Plot No. 395 + 396, Senapati Bapat Road, Shivajinagar

Authorized Dealer Sales Office:

Audi Chennai
Audi Kochi
Audi Kolkata
Audi Ludhiana

Bettina Bernhardt, General Manager, Audi, +91 (022) 4054 7210,
Gaurav Sinha, Manager, Audi, +91 (012) 4471 1813,
Abhishek Mahapatra, Comma Consulting, +91 (011) 46003200 / +91 9811667727,
Abhinav Srivastava, Comma Consulting, +91 (022) 4056 2503 / +91 9892323750,


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