Rosbank invited clients to its golf tournament

    27 July

On July 23d, the second tournament among amateur players Rosbank Golf Cup 2016 was held in one of the most beautiful golf courses - Agalarov Golf & Country Club. The event was attended by more than 200 guests including golf players, the bank’s clients and partners – the owners and top-managers of international and Russian companies.

In the morning after the traditional collective photo session golf players started the competition. The tournament took place at a picturesque 18-Hole championship golf course according to the Stableford system with regard to handicap. 77 amateur golfers including Rosbank Deputy CEOs Jean-Philippe Aractingi and Juergen Grieb, Head of Securities Services Department Mikhail Bratanov together with Rosbank clients took part in the competition.

Near dinner time a special program for Rosbank clients who just started joining the world of golf was organized. They had an opportunity to visit golf clinic at a driving range where each could take first steps under supervision of professionals. This year the number of those wishing to participate was even more than in 2015, when Rosbank golf tournament was held for the first time.

The organizers prepared a special program for children with the participation of the mime artist and Mary the pirate. Some kids have been seen on the driving range, where they enthusiastically worked out the strokes alongside with the adults.

The guests of the tournament were also able to share their emotions, making photos with funny signs containing the images of charismatic golfers and funny characters from the range of Rosbank stickers presented in the Telegram messenger.

The evening continued with an exciting Golf competition in which everyone could test the strength and luck, trying to get to a floating golf hole on the pond. Especially that the prize was very solid – three nights in one of the best hotels in Seychelles from the CITYMAGAZINE.

After sports activities the guests gathered for the awarding ceremony, which was opened by Rosbank CEO Dmitry Olyunin.

"The love story of Rosbank towards Golf should be considered in a broader context. Golf is one of sports historically supported by Societe Generale Group through sponsoring several European tournaments. Last year we signed an agreement with the Russian Golf Association to provide this wonderful sport with support. It is particular to us as it organically combines firmness and composure with strength – the features of a true gentleman being modern and at the same time solid and steady. This is the way we portray our client", said Dmitry Olyunin.

The First Deputy CEO Ilya Polyakov*, Deputy CEO Ulan Ilishkin and Rosbank CEO Dmitry Olyunin awarded the most active participants of golf clinic, presented the special prize in the partnership category ‘Business FM Choice’, and of course defined the main sports heroes of the evening.

Dmitry Aleshin was acknowledged the absolute winner of the tournament. He has shown the best GROSS result among men and has won the ‘The closest to the pin’ nomination. Natalia Morzhevilova was acknowledged the absolute winner among women, the winner in the GROSS category and in the "The longest drive" nomination.

The winners were awarded with cups, certificates from Rosbank for the VIP-bonus banking services package, Honma bags and Honma putters with Rosbank tournament engraving, (for the winners in the GROSS category) and gifts from partners of the tournament.

At the end of the evening gala-dinner together with the charity auction to benefit Development Fund of The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts started. 11 lots went under the hammer.

Partners of the tournament – Givenchy brand, Legend New York beauty services, Sensai cosmetics, City Golf, garden center ‘Rublevskiy Park’, the premium mineral water RusseQuelle.

Promoter – Putter Club golf agency.

Acoustic design partner – En Trade. 

Media partners of the tournament – Business FM radio, CITYMAGAZINE, ‘Banking review’ business magazine, Robb Report magazine, the WATCH Russia portal and the website.

*Management Board appointment is subject to the relevant authorization from the Central Bank of Russia.