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New SGU sponsorship

1.00am 24th February 2006 - Sponsorship & Events

On the back of a highly successful playing season both on and off the course last year, the Scottish Golf Union has announced a new sponsor for the 2006 Order of Merit and Golf Ranking,
A marketing partner of the Jack Nicklaus endorsed Polaris World, the company was founded by former Hearts and St Johnstone footballer, Paul Cherry, now based at the Mar Menor Golf Resort in the south of Spain. was set up to assist buyers and sellers in a number of popular Spanish golf resorts.
“We are delighted to be working with the Scottish Golf Union and sponsoring the 2006 Order of Merit and Golf Ranking. The profile of amateur golf in Scotland has increased significantly in the last few years and the SGU run some fantastic events,” said Cherry, the company’s managing director.
“Our business philosophy is to treat people the way that you would like to be treated yourself therefore we place a great emphasis on providing a first class professional service to all our clients. There is a great deal of interest from Scotland already and we hope to build on that through our sponsorship activity.”
Ross Duncan, the SGU’s marketing & sponsorship manager, added: “Securing as a sponsor for our Order of Merit is a great coup for the Scottish Golf Union as we continue to grow our sponsorship income. There are strong synergies between the two parties, with Spain being a popular destination for many Scottish club golfers.
“As we raise our profile and improve communication with clubs and members, we are being seen as an attractive proposition for many potential sponsors and we hope to announce more new partners in the near future.”
Polaris World Property Resales operate within five luxury golf resorts in the Murcia region of Spain, each built around an 18-hole championship golf course designed by Jack Nicklaus. For further information, visit

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