All participants of the Porsche Golf Circle event in St Andrews. Photo: Porsche AG
The Porsche Golf Club gets dream days in the Golf House, 2022
Stuttgart, Saint Andrews, October 27, 2022
- Of #Porsche #Golf The circle ends its year with an unforgettable trip to Saint Andrews in #Scotland.
- In the so-called House of Golf, #Participants unique days and fulfill the dream of a round on the Old Course, the oldest golf course in the world.
33 members from 8 markets – with one goal: Saint Andrews on the east coast of Scotland. The Porsche Golf Circuit crowned an exciting year with a trip to the “Home of Golf”, the home of golf. The highlight of the three spectacular days was an emotional round on the Old Course, the oldest golf course still in existence and perhaps the most famous most in the world, where the historic 150th Open Championship took place this summer.Also on the agenda of the enthusiastic community: another exceptional round of golf on the world-famous course at Kingsbarns, the venue of many. #worldclass #Competitionas well as atmospheric evening events at selected locations in the beautiful university town.
» This trip to Saint Andrews was an indescribably good conclusion to this year in the Porsche Golf Circuit. Members from eight markets and four continents united by a common passion for this mythical region and its history – experiencing this passion and being part of it is priceless,” says Sebastian Mertke, Head of Global Community Management at Porsche AG. “The sense of community in this community is exceptional, we look forward to more exciting events at Porsche Golf Circle 2023.”
28 golfers from the United States, Mexico, Taiwan, Korea, Australia, Sweden, Switzerland and Germany will remember their rounds on the Old Course in excellent condition – a unique opportunity and the dream of every golf fan around the world. Each member benefited from a local caddy, who provided valuable tips on game strategy and the special features of the Old Course on the 18 holes.
At the start of this unique round in front of the historic backdrop of the Royal and Ancient Saint Andrews Golf Club, the nervousness of everyone involved was evident. “It’s a dream that is finally coming true,” enthused Karen Schmidt of Mexico. “I had tears in my eyes after the first hit, it was huge. What a gift to be able to enjoy this amazing day.”
The day before, members of the Porsche Golf Circuit got to know the classic features of golf at Kingsbarns Golf Links, whose fairways weave spectacularly through the dune landscape of the stunning North Sea coast in wind and light rain. ongoing. “It was a fantastic event overall,” said Australia’s Craig Coghlan. “It’s very special, unforgettable.”
In addition to the great times of fun on the wonderful golf courses, there were good hours together in a good atmosphere in the community. Starting from the Old Course Hotel overlooking the main courses of Saint Andrews Links, participants in the evening events got to know other interesting places in Saint Andrews and enjoyed the best cuisine there. In addition, members had the opportunity to create their own whiskey at a whiskey blending session and take it home – a unique model, representative of an unforgettable journey to a unique place with like-minded people from all over the world.
The trip to Saint Andrews marked a great conclusion to an eventful year for the Porsche Golf Circuit. In February we went to Levi, Finland, where participants learned how to drive in snow and ice at the Porsche Ice Show and were able to experience a 25-degree round of golf on a snow-covered golf course in Levi. At the beginning of June, the Porsche Golf Circuit invited its members to Hamburg to gain a special insight into the world of professional golf at the Porsche European Open and play alongside other world-class golfers. Also in June, the community stopped at the premiere of the one-day Porsche Golf Circuit Festival in Mallorca and celebrated their passion for Porsche and golf at the Club de Golf Alcanada, as well as the summer “Porsche Way” – and golf and music tournaments #Live Actions, drinks, unique and wonderful sales #BBQ overlooking the Mediterranean Sea and the famous Alcanada Lighthouse.
In addition, the new Porsche Golf Circuit took place this October # Program live, where communities network, exchange passions about Porsche and golf, and share and comment on golf experiences. In addition, members can expect exciting stories and videos, tutorials from world-class experts – unique content tailored to the interests of the community.
Porsche in golf
Since 2015, Porsche has been successfully active in professional golf as title sponsor of the Porsche European Open on the DP World Tour. In 2019, the sports car manufacturer expanded its participation and car partnerships in the Asian and DP World Tours. In addition, Porsche looks back on the more than three-decade history of the Porsche Golf Cup. The tournament series is one of the company’s most successful customer events. First held in Germany in 1988, the Porsche Golf Cup has grown into an international event where more than 17,000 Porsche customers recently participated in 261 qualifying tournaments played around the world. The Porsche Golf Circuit, the global community for Porsche golf enthusiasts that was launched in 2017, is enjoying great success. The Porsche Golf Circuit now has a cool 4,000 members.