Visa Holds Its ‘Premium Golf Tournament and Training Course’ in Beirut

Visa, one of the world’s leading payment solutions provider, held its ‘Premium Golf Tournament and Training Course’ on July 9, 2011 at The Golf Club of Lebanon in Beirut. The event brought together Visa’s key representatives from Lebanon and the region, along with Visa’s Bank partners, premium cardholders and select members of the press, to partake in a full-day tournament. This event was part of Visa’s commitment to its Premium cardholders, to create unforgettable experiences and offer rewards to them.

Part of the ’Visa Infinite Rewards’ program, the tournament sought to engage the invitees in a world celebrated sport, namely Golf. Guests were invited to take part in a full day of sports, fun and leisure on the extended green fields in Beirut, ending with a competitive golf competition between the attendees. Trainers escorted the members throughout the course, while keeping track of the developments on the tournament front.

The ‘Premium Golf Tournament and Training Course’ event is part of the many rewards offered in Visa’s ‘2011 Premium Access Platform’. Through this platform, Visa Infinite, Visa Platinum and Visa Gold cardholders in the Middle East enjoy access to tailored offers and packages for travel, hotels, leisure, entertainment and various other retail rewards.

Visa Infinite and Visa Platinum cardholders across the Middle East can indulge in the facilities at the some of the finest golf courses around the world with 30 percent off green fees at 300 of the world’s top golf clubs.

The Visa ‘Premium Golf Tournament and Training Course’ sought to reaffirm the commitment of Visa to reach out to them with the finest of services and events at Lebanon’s most prestigious Gold Club.

Mr. Tony Gougassian, General Manager for Visa Levant extended his thanks to the attendees at the event. He added that: “As part of Visa’s ongoing commitment to its clients and cardholders, we hosted the ‘Premium Golf Tournament and Training Course’ to bring them together. This event is a sample of the diverse offerings and services that Visa Infinite cardholders have access to.”Gougassian went on to extend his thanks to the main sponsors of the event, G Spa and Gabriel Bocti SAL, whose representatives joined the tournament. 

Gougassian, along with Mr. Karim Salam, Head of the Golf Committee at the Golf Club of Lebanon, then announced the winners of both the tournament and the training course, who received valuable prizes from numerous brands and chains across Lebanon, bringing the tournament to an end.


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