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Fancy a round of golf? Business Fours heats head to Edinburgh and the Borders

Posted: 19th April 2018

There is still an opportunity for golf-loving employees from Scots businesses to enter Business Fours’ two heats at Dalmahoy and MacDonald Cardrona


There are still places for golf-loving execs if they want to enter a team

Business Fours – the tournament for golf-loving businesses to enter a team – is heading to the Edinburgh and the Borders next week for the latest round of the competition.

Supported by the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday teams will take to the championship course at Dalmahoy, followed by the Construction, Housing and Property professionals’ event on Thursday at the championship course at MacDonald Cardrona.

Among those taking part in the Edinburgh event will be Anderson Strathern, Craneware, Cooper Software, Riddle & Coghill, AbacusNext International, Cooper Software, Turcan Connell and Edinburgh Airport.

They will join golfers from Stewart Milne Homes, CBC, Malcolm Hollis, Shepherd Surveyors, Careys, City Building Engineering Services, Axiom PSL and Advance Construction in the Construction, Housing and Property Event.

The main aim of Business Fours is to help those taking part to make new connections.

That’s managed through the event’s unique golf day formula with each company’s team being split up and mixed with other players from other teams for their round.

Gregor Porteous, commercial valuation surveyor from Shepherd Surveyors, says he’s looking forward to making acquaintance with other professionals – and take them on at golf.

He said: “It’s an excellent opportunity to meet others within the industry and explore potential new relationships.”

Business Fours is run by the team behind successful five-a-side football tournament Business Fives – and just like Business Fives a strong charity element will run throughout the tournament.

Ten per cent of all revenue will go into a charity pot, which will go to the winners of the national final at St Andrews.

Causes like RICS Landaid Pledge 150 campaign is being well supported at the event.

Business Fours’ prizes are also sponsored by Kinetic Demolition – and is also a partner.

Kinetic Demolition director James Warren said “We are delighted to be supporting Business Fours this year and see the sponsorship as a great opportunity to align our brand with a tournament that is supporting so many fantastic charities throughout Scotland.

“Through our work here at Kinetic Demolition we understand CSR is a big focus for many of our clients in the construction sector and wish all the teams taking part good luck for the event.”

There’s still time to tee up for the construction heat. For more details click here.

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