Dubai, 23 January 2012: Dubai’s top golfers gathered last week at the Dubai Creek Golf and Yacht Club for the Visa Infinite golf tournament hosted by Visa, one of the world’s leading global payments solution providers.
The event saw 90 participants battle it out for the top prize, with the winners of the one-day tournament offered the once in a lifetime opportunity to compete against some of Europe’s best professional golfers at the Emirates Airlines Invitational Pro-Am, which takes place at the exclusive Yas Link Golf Club at the end of January.
Tee off with Visa’s Premium Cardholder Program
The tournament is part of Visa’s 2012 Premium Privileges program which provides Visa Infinite, Visa Platinum and Visa Gold cardholders in the Middle East with access to tailored offers and packages to enjoy various leisure, hotel, travel, entertainment and retail rewards to help them make the most of their valuable leisure time.
“Visa continuously aims to reward its privileged customers for integrating Visa into their everyday lifestyle by facilitating them to enrich their leisure time with rewards and discounts on premium experiences,” said Marcello Baricordi, Visa’s Country Manager for the UAE.
Visa Infinite and Visa Platinum cardholders across the Middle East can indulge in the facilities at the some of the finest golf courses around the world with a 30 per cent discount on their green fees at 300 of the world's top golf clubs.
In addition, Visa's Infinite cardholders can also enjoy complimentary green fees at 12 golf clubs in 10 different countries including China, Indonesia, Russia, South Africa and the UAE.
Enjoy exclusive shopping rewards at Harrods
As part of the 2012 Premium Privilege program, Visa Infinite Cardholders can also reap rewards from Visa’s exclusive partnership with Harrods, which offers them the unique opportunity to obtain the prestigious Knightsbridge store’s exclusive Black Rewards Card. The Harrods Black Card offers customers the highest level of benefits from the store’s rewards programme. These include the opportunity to take advantage of Harrods’ exclusive personal shopping service, special discount days, complimentary parking and much more.
Visa is a global payments technology company that connects consumers, businesses, financial institutions and governments in more than 200 countries and territories to fast, secure and reliable digital currency. Underpinning digital currency is one of the world’s most advanced processing networks—VisaNet—that is capable of handling more than 10,000 transactions a second, with fraud protection for consumers and guaranteed payment for merchants. Visa is not a bank, and does not issue cards, extend credit or set rates and fees for consumers. Visa’s innovations, however, enable its financial institution customers to offer consumers more choices: Pay now with debit, ahead of time with prepaid or later with credit products. For more information, visit www.corporate.visa.com.
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