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AWS to sponsor inaugural Cairns Cup for golfers with a disability

4.31pm 25th March 2022 - Sponsorship

Amazon Web Services, a leading cloud computing service provider, has been unveiled as the title sponsor for Disability Golf’s premier match play event, The Cairns Cup, which is being held at The Shire London in May.

In addition, the partnership between the two brands will include Amazon PWD, which is committed to building a community that supports employees with disabilities.

The Cairns Cup is a brand new team match-play event between golfers with various disabilities from Europe and USA. It is scheduled to take place from May 11-13, with fourball, foursomes and singles matches being played on consecutive days. 

Each team consists of 16 players however only 12 will play each day. Each team has at least six different disabilities and WHS handicaps ranging from scratch to 54 making the event truly inclusive and available to all golfers who have a disability.

The European team will contain disabled golfers from England, Wales, Germany, Holland and Portugal, the US team features players from North Carolina, Florida, Oregon, Alabama, Georgia, Michigan and Indiana.

The Shire London will host the inaugural Cairns Cup in May


The tournament will be part of week-long Disability Golf Festival, with a Charity Am-Am event taking place on May 9 and a Disability & Inclusivity Open Day on May 10.

Kevin Booth, Cairns Cup organiser and European team captain, said: “We couldn’t be happier to welcome AWS to The Carins Cup family. Their commitment to disabilities is both inspiring and humbling. This is a perfect fit for the ethos of The Cairns Cup event and knowing we have a brand like AWS behind us, can only help raise the profile of the event, both now and in the future.”

For more information, email the cairnscup@gmail.com or call Ian Mullins on 07961 198966.

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