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Launch of Business Fours

Posted: 3rd February 2017

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Building on the success of the national five-a-side tournament, Business Fives, which has raised over £5,500 for charity partners in the space of just 8 months, Business Fours has now launched. With the distinct aim of bringing companies across Scotland closer together with a unique networking formula whilst raising money for charity Scotland’s national business golf tournament starts with its links season coming this Spring.

Maintaining a company commitment to donating ten percent of all proceeds to charity Business Fours is working with charity partners the Yard in Edinburgh and Beatson Cancer Charity in Glasgow.

Chief Executive of The Yard, Celine Sinclair, said: “We are delighted to have the support of Business Fours and would encourage local businesses to get involved with this fantastic tournament. The Yard will greatly benefit from your generosity, which will enable us to support more disabled children, young people and their families through our adventure play services in Edinburgh, Dundee and Fife.”

The founder has already forged some fantastic links with industry partners like the Scottish Financial Enterprise, ScotlandIS, Scottish Property Federation and long term supporters the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce for the Edinburgh professional services heat. Anna Miller, Head of Marketing and Communications explained their partnership ““The Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce is delighted to be partnering with Business Fours for 2017.  Edinburgh has a long, rich history of golf and this is an exciting concept to be involved in. Amongst our 1,000 members we are looking forward to seeing some great golf being played as the Spring dates for these fourballs approach!”

The national tournament has 6 industry qualifying heats taking place across Scotland’s east and west coasts for enabling companies to meet other likeminded professionals in a relaxed environment.

The professional services heat takes place at the stunning Craigielaw Golf Club, located on Scotland’s golf coast in East Lothian on March 16th. The west coast heats are being held at this year’s Scottish Open venue, Dundonald Links ahead of the national final at St Andrews Fairmont on May 24th.

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