HOUSTON, TEXAS (March 8, 2012) Houston’s Italian Chamber, Italy-America Chamber of Commerce (IACC), will host the 2nd Annual International Chambers Master golf tournament on Tuesday, April 17th, at Pine Forest Country Club. This event will unite multiple countries and is co-sponsored with other international chambers of commerce in Houston, including the Russian Chamber, French American Chamber, and the German American Chamber.
Two-person teams will compete to represent their home country on the course. Teams will play the “best ball” format (net only) and USGA rules will govern all play. Prizes will be awarded to the 1st place team (gross), the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place teams (net), as well as the Best Ladies Team. The winning chamber will take home the Grand International Trophy until the following year. Over 60 players competed last year during the 1st International Chambers Master golf tournament with Team USA taking home the grand prize.
Registration begins at 10:00 a.m. with a shotgun start at 1:00 p.m. Cocktails will be served at 6:00 p.m. followed by dinner at 6:30 p.m. A silent auction, raffle, and other special prizes will also take place during the event.
The cost for a “four ball” entry team is $300, which includes golf fees, range balls, carts, beverages, boxed lunch, putting clinic, cocktails, dinner, and prizes. Individuals can register for $160. The cost for dinner only is $40. Sponsorship opportunities ranging from $200 to $2,000 are still available.
“The golf tournament is one of our newest traditions,” said Brando Ballerini, IACC President. “It is such a privilege to not only bring business and individuals together but to connect with other international chambers in the area.”
Additional sponsors of the 2nd International Chambers Master include: Drillmec, Eni, Saipem America, Fagioli, Tubing & Metric Hydraulics, Schlumberger, Fiat, DNV USA, and M-I Swaco. Truewine will provide the prosecco and a welcome reception will be hosted by Piola restaurant.
Pine Forest Golf Club is located at 18003 Clay Road in Houston. For more information regarding the International Chambers Master, please contact Alessia Paolicchi at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Italy-America Chamber of Commerce: Italian and American corporations, professionals, and businessmen founded the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce of Texas, a non-profit organization, in 1992. The primary goal of the chamber is to promote trade relations between Italy and the United States, with a particular focus on the Gulf of Mexico area. IACC is part of an international network, which includes more than 150 chambers located in Italy and in various countries worldwide.