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Team Albany clinches first Tavistock Cup title

Team Albany celebrated its first Tavistock Cup victory topping four-time defending champion Team Lake Nona in a one-hole playoff at Isleworth Golf & Country Club. 

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Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Wednesday, March 27, 2013

WINDERMERE, Fla., March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Team Albany celebrated its first Tavistock Cup victory topping four-time defending champion Team Lake Nona in a one-hole playoff at Isleworth Golf & Country Club.

After Team Albany and Team Lake Nona both finished Tuesday’s round with a score of 7-over-par, two players from each team competed in a best ball format playoff on Hole #18. Tiger Woods and Ian Poulter represented Team Albany, and Graeme McDowell and Henrik Stenson played for Team Lake Nona in the playoff.


Poulter sunk the winning putt breaking the tie between Albany and Lake Nona. Team Albany became the World Golf and Country Club Champion in its third Tavistock Cup start. Team Isleworth and Team Primland tied for third, Team Oak Tree National placed fifth and Team Queenwood finished sixth.

With a score of -2 (70), Team Primland’s Webb Simpson earned the low medalist distinction and the Payne Stewart Salver Award. Team Lake Nona’s McDowell was runner-up firing a 1-under-par (71).

The 10th edition of the Tavistock Cup was condensed to a single-day individual stroke play format after a rain delay at the Arnold Palmer Invitational on Sunday forced several Tavistock Cup players to finish play on Monday. Because Monday’s competition included only 16 of the 24 Tavistock Cup players, the scores did not count toward the final Tavistock Cup results.

The 2014 Tavistock Cup returns to Lake Nona Golf & Country Club on March 10 and 11.

About Tavistock Cup
Established in 2004, the annual Tavistock Cup is an officially sanctioned PGA TOUR event that brings together the best golf and country clubs in a team competition. The two-day tournament admits only invited guests and is broadcast around the world. Featuring the best players in the game, the Tavistock Cup crowns the World Golf and Country Club Champion. For more information, visit tavistockcup.com.

About Tavistock Group
Tavistock Group is an international private investment organization founded by Joe Lewis . With investments in more than 200 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 tavistock.com.

About Albany
Opened in 2010, Albany is a 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 more information, visit albanybahamas.com.

The team representing Albany at the Tavistock Cup 2013 golf tournament included Tiger Woods and several other top ranked golfers. Watch an interview with Christopher Anand, managing director at The Tavistock Group.

Following a series of minor oil spills at the storage and refinement BORCO plant on Grand Bahama, the government will be running an onsite audit of the facility. Watch an interview with Minister for the Environment Kenred Dorsett here.

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