Sun International Ladies Challenge defending champion Bertine Strauss; credit Sunshine Ladies Tour.
Johannesburg – Sun International has expanded its already extensive golf offering with the introduction of a major new corporate team golf tournament that will make its debut at Sun City this year.

Sun International and pan-African ICT service provider Seacom will present the inaugural Corporate Masters in partnership with Ian Smith, who is well-known in South African sporting circles.

Smith formerly served as the chief executive of Tennis South Africa and also as Cricket South Africa’s commercial and financial director.

He was also the driving force behind the 2003 Cricket World Cup which was hosted by South Africa.

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The Corporate Masters will tee off at Sun City from August 28 to 30 and aims to become the premier corporate golf tournament in South Africa.

Companies will be represented by teams of two golfers competing in a 36-hole Stableford competition at Sun City’s two championship layouts, at the Gary Player Country Club and the Lost City Golf Course.

According to Rob Collins, chief operating officer of Sun International, the Corporate Masters completes Sun International’s exposure to every major sector of South African golf.