Team Lake Nona Retains Tavistock Cup Title With Commanding VictoryBy Tavistock Group, PRNE
Monday, March 14, 2011
ORLANDO, Florida, March 15, 2011 - Team Lake Nona dominated Round 2 of the Tavistock Cup capturing its third
consecutive win and fourth World Golf and Country Club Championship title in
the tournament's eight-year history.
With a score of 43-under par, Team Lake Nona overtook Team Isleworth on
their home turf in the singles stroke-play format.
As the low medalist for Day Two, Lake Nona's Oliver Wilson helped lead
his team to victory with a score of -7 (65). Wilson took home the Payne
Stewart Salver Award and the $200,000 prize. Team Isleworth's Robert Allenby
was runner-up with a score of -6 (66).
Team Albany came in 16 shots behind Lake Nona at 27-under par. Isleworth
came in third place with a score of 25-under par. Queenwood finished fourth
at 18-under par.
Team Lake Nona's Graeme McDowell won the closest to the pin challenge on
Hole 2, Team Queenwood's David Howell on Hole 5, Team Isleworth's Stuart
Appleby on Hole 11 and Team Queenwood's Adam Scott on Hole 15.
The annual two-day tournament will be held at Lake Nona Golf & Country
Club next year in March.
ABOUT TAVISTOCK GROUP
Tavistock Group is an international private investment company founded by
Joe Lewis. With investments in 175 companies across 15 countries, Tavistock
Group's investment portfolio includes: life sciences, sports teams and
sporting events, manufacturing and distribution, oil, gas and energy,
financial services, restaurants, commercial properties, private luxury
residential properties, resort properties and master-planned real estate
developments. For more information, visit www.tavistock.com.
Albany is a new luxury resort community created by Tavistock Group, Tiger
Woods and Ernie Els. Nestled among approximately 600 oceanfront acres on the
southwestern end of New Providence in The Bahamas, Albany is conveniently
located seven minutes and five miles from Nassau's international airport.
Albany features an array of residential offerings and amenities for all
members of the family, including a well-appointed boutique hotel, a 71-slip
mega-yacht marina, an Ernie Els-designed golf course, a fitness center and
spa, an adult pool and bar, a family water park, a kids' clubhouse and casual
and fine dining restaurants. Albany's deep-water marina is being designed and
built to aesthetically rival the great resort ports of the world. For
information, visit www.albanybahamas.com.
ABOUT ISLEWORTH GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB
Nestled amongst the Butler Chain of Lakes in southwest Orlando, Isleworth
Golf & Country Club is a 600-acre private residential community with more
than seven miles of shoreline and a championship golf course. Conceived by
Arnold Palmer, designed by Ed Seay and enhanced by Steve Smyers, Isleworth's
course features generous, undulating and fast greens and is consistently
ranked one of the longest and toughest in Florida. Isleworth is home to an
89,000-square-foot Mediterranean-style clubhouse where members have access to
multiple dining venues and a fitness center. Members also enjoy tennis
facilities, a year-round children's program, concierge services and 24-hour
gated security. Isleworth's natural setting lends the perfect backdrop for
its collection of monumental sculptures. Elegant estate homes, priced from $2
million to more than $20 million, are afforded commanding golf to water
views. For more information, visit www.isleworth.com.
ABOUT LAKE NONA GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB
Lake Nona Golf & Country Club is a 600-acre private residential golf club
community set amidst pristine freshwater lakes and tall oaks, pines and
native cypress trees. Located in southeast Orlando, Lake Nona Golf & Country
Club features a Tom Fazio-designed 18-hole championship golf course, which is
recognized as one of the top residential courses in the world. Lake Nona Golf
& Country Club boasts a splendid array of neighborhoods and residences,
priced from $1 million to more than $7 million, constructed by some of the
leading custom builders in the south. Lake Nona Golf & Country Club forms a
cornerstone holding to the Tavistock Group's 7,000-acre mixed-use development
plan highlighted by a life sciences cluster becoming known as Lake Nona
Medical City. For more information, visit www.lakenona.com.
ABOUT QUEENWOOD GOLF CLUB
Queenwood Golf Club is a traditional private golf club nestled in the
heart of the rolling Surrey countryside near London. Founded by American
entrepreneur Frederick D. Green, Queenwood features a heathland course,
extraordinary clubhouse facilities and a limited membership. Queenwood's
course is the creation of David Kidd, widely known for his work at Bandon
Dunes in Oregon. Providing sophisticated tranquility for members and their
guests, Queenwood's clubhouse offers a wide array of services available
throughout the year, including fine dining experiences and luxurious
Krista Zilizi, +1-407-620-5799, kzilizi at tavistock.com
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