Join the ECGC Saab Golf Cup 2008 on June 28

18th June 2008, Comments 0 comments

Expatica partners with Behermen European S.A., the exclusive importer of Saab for Belgium and Luxemburg, to offer the ECGC Saab Golf Cup 2008. This event will donate a percentage of participants' green fees to the Fondation de St. Michel in favour of cancer research.

On Saturday, June 28, Expatica Communications will serve as the official media sponsor of the ECGC Saab Golf Cup 2008, hosted at Golf du Chateau de la Bawette.

The event is sponsored by the Belgian subsidiary of Saab, S.A. Behermen N.V., the exclusive importer of Saab for Belgium and Luxemburg and sponsor of Expatica’s own After-Work-Golf.

Members of the ECGC Brussels, Mol and Luxemburg who are at least 21 years of age and with a handicap may apply for this tournament.  Those who register may do as a pair or as a single player. The priority of players will be on a first-come first-serve basis, but all members from Luxemburg and Mol will have priority for late starts.

For members of the ECGC Brussels, you may register with your login and password on the club web site. For others, fill in the entry form and send by email to No registrations by letter or fax will be accepted. The green fee is 15 euros per person to be paid to the caddy master, of which 5 euros will be allocated to the Fondation de St. Michel for cancer research.

Deadline for entries is June 20. Sign up here.

Patsome (for hcp 0-28.4)  and Single Stableford for higher handicaps. Patsome is a playing formula where, playing in pairs, the first six holes are played as 4-ball-best-ball, the following 6 holes as a greensome and the last 6 holes as a foursome.

Match Committee:

ECGC:    Thorkild Rasmussen and Christian Ehlers
Saab:    Yves Mestdagh & Olivia Herbert

Maximum playing time:
Rule n° 6-7 (undue delay/slow play) shall apply i.e. 2 points penalty for undue slow play.

The tournament will be played in 2 categories:
Category 1: exact handicap up to 28,4
Play 18 holes Patsome on Le Parc
Max. number of participants: 72 pairs

Category 2: exact handicap from 28,5 to 36,0
This category will play 18 holes single Stableford on
“Les Champs”
Number of participants: 60 players
First start: 10.30
There will be a coffee-break (±15 minutes) after the first 9 holes

Special Prizes:
Longest drive category 1 Men and Ladies
Longest drive category 2 Men and Ladies
Nearest to the pin category 1, mixte
Nearest to the pin category 2, mixte

The programme of the day:
Saturday 28 June2008
Breakfast from 7:30 to 10:30 offered by Saab.

Lunch packet offered by Saab.

08.00    First start of Cat. 1
10.30    First start of Cat. 2
09.30 – 17.00 TEST DRIVES SAAB   
19.00     Prize-giving ceremony followed by a cocktail party offered by SAAB (Jacket and Tie)
20.00 Tournament Dinner, equally for spouses (Price per person : 30 Euro, to be paid to the caddy-master when receiving the score card.  Pre-registration required (see below).

Musical entertainment will be provided from 16:00 until the party ends!

Golf Initiation
Pass on the word to your non-golfer colleagues: there will be a free initiation to golf, concluded by a putting competition (prize giving at 19:00).

There will be 3 possibilities for the initiation:
From 11.00 to 12.30 : 20 participants
From 13.30 to 15.00 : 20 participants
From 15.00 to 16.30 : 20 participants

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