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									Handa Australia Cup
        Presented by <your name here>




The Handa Australia Cup is a unique tournament designed to provide a distinctive opportunity for
senior male and female professional golfers along with junior boys and girls in Australia. The concept
of the Handa Australia Cup played at Nedlands Golf Club in Perth provides golf fans with the
opportunity to enjoy viewing some of our all time most famous golfers competing with Australia’s next
generation of champions. With a concept never before played around the world, the Handa Australia
Cup has become a phenomenon in golf and continues to grow each year.             Don’t miss the third
inaugural “Joining of the Generations”.


Where
Nedlands Golf Club


When
24-26 October 2008


Field
A field of 39 competitors will compete over 36 holes of stroke play.        The field will consist of
approximately 20 senior men, 7 senior women and 12 junior boys and girls.


Competitors
Australia’s most recognised names in golf will converge on Nedlands Golf Club to battle it out for the
prestigious Handa Australia Cup title. All time heroes Ian Baker-Finch, Peter Senior, Michael Clayton,
Bob Shearer and Rodger Davis will head a strong senior male field which will accompany household
legend Jan Stephenson and supporting senior females in the tournament.




                                                                    179 York Street SUBIACO WA 60081
 Vault Sports Management                                                        Phone: +61 8 9380 6978
         ACN: 111 938 861
                                                                                   Fax: +61 8 9264 8295
                              Handa Australia Cup presented by <…..>


Ian Baker-Finch




Ian Baker-Finch turned professional in 1979 and won the first of his 16 championships in 1983 at the
New Zealand Open in Auckland. His first major victory in Australia came at the 1987 Australian
Matchplay Championship at Kingston Heath. This was followed in 1988 by a stunning playoff win in
the Australian Masters where he knocked a five iron within a metre of the cup on the first playoff hole
to beat Craig Parry and Roger Mackay. Ian has a host of Australasian PGA Tour victories most
notably the 1990 Coolum Classic, 1992 Vines Classic and the Open titles of Victoria, New South
Wales and Western Australia.
Among his long list of credits, Ian has won tournaments on all four major tours, including the 1989
Colonial Invitational (USA), the 1988 ASO Open (Japan), the 1985 Scandanavian Open, and the 1993
Australian PGA.
Ian’s moment of glory came in 1991 when he won the British Open at Royal Birkdale Golf Club. His
final round 66 was one of the greatest ever in major championship golf and included an outward nine
of 29 where he birdied 5 of his first 7 holes. His final 36 hole total (64-66) is the best ever by an Open
Champion.
Ian has now turned his hand successfully to golf course design, management and TV commentary in
the United States.    His course design work includes the impressive Golf Club at Kennedy Bay
regarded by some as Australia's most authentic links golf experience.            His golf course design
company has numerous projects under construction around the world with the Arabian Ranches Golf
Club in Dubai his most recent work.
Ian is returning to professional golf after a 5 year break to play the Handa Australia Cup in Perth!

                                                                       179 York Street SUBIACO WA 60081
 Vault Sports Management                                                           Phone: +61 8 9380 6978
         ACN: 111 938 861
                                                                                      Fax: +61 8 9264 8295
                               Handa Australia Cup presented by <…..>


Jan STEPHENSON




2007 Handa Australia Cup Champion Jan Stephenson was the glamour girl of professional golf in the
1980s, one of the first LPGA stars to openly embrace and champion a sex-sells approach to
marketing. But the focus on her blonde-pinup looks sometimes overshadowed what was a world class
golf game.
While a teenager, Stephenson won five consecutive New South Wales Schoolgirl Championships in
Australia, beginning in 1964, and followed that up with three straight wins in the New South Wales
Junior Championship. She turned pro in 1973 and won the Australian Open that year. Stephenson
joined the LPGA Tour in 1974 and was named Rookie of the Year.
Her first LPGA victory was the 1976 Sarah Coventry Naples Classic but her most productive period
was the early 1980s, when she won all of her majors in consecutive years: 1981 du Maurier, the 1982
LPGA Championship and the 1983 U.S. Women's Open.
Stephenson became as famous for her sex appeal as for her golf during the early to mid-80s, when
she posed in a pinup calendar. She had big hair, bright makeup and eye-catching outfits, and she
urged the LPGA Tour to fully embrace her approach to marketing. There's no question she grew the
audience of the LPGA Tour during this time with her glamorous approach to golf - but many criticised
that approach. History now shows that she was ahead of her time.
On the golf course, Stephenson won three times each in 1981, 1983 and 1987, those wins in '87 being
her final ones on the LPGA. In total, Jan won 16 LPGA titles, including 3 major championships.
Stephenson continued playing LPGA events throughout the '90s, but was hampered by an injury
incurred during a mugging in Miami in 1990. Her left ring finger was broken in two places, an injury
that still bothers her play in cold or wet weather.
Stephenson is a founding member of The Legends Tour, the Official Legends Tour of the LPGA and
has won 2 Legends Tour events – 2000 Hy-Vee Classic and the 2005 BJ’s Charity Championship
(partnered with Cindy Rarick). She is also one of very few women in the golf course design business
and has been the recipient of numerous awards. Among her many charitable projects, Jan produced
an exercise video for people with arthritis as well as serving as honorary chairman of the National
Multiple Sclerosis Society.

                                                                      179 York Street SUBIACO WA 60081
 Vault Sports Management                                                          Phone: +61 8 9380 6978
         ACN: 111 938 861
                                                                                     Fax: +61 8 9264 8295
                              Handa Australia Cup presented by <…..>


Media and Spectators
Over the past 2 years the Handa Australia Cup has grown and attracted a great number of spectators
and media support throughout the Pro Am and tournament proper. In 2007 the tournament launch
(preceding the Pro Am) was covered by TV stations Channel 7, 9, 10, ABC and Fox Sports. Ian
Baker-Finch also conducted live interviews “pre round” with ABC, Nova 93.7 and Mix 94.5
We expect 2008 to attract even great attention with 2007 Champion Jan Stephenson returning after a
full year overseas, Ian Baker-Finch once again showing his professionalism and great charm on
course as well as Peter Senior the Chairman of the PGA of Australia joining the field.
With such iconic names all on the same course at the same time it will be an event not to be missed.




Pro Am
As the presenting sponsor of the 2008 Handa Australia Cup you and your guests will be treated to
playing with the most iconic names in Australian Golf. 3 teams of 3 players each will enjoy 18 holes
of golf at Nedlands Golf Club on Friday 24th October in the <your name> Handa Australia Cup Pro Am.
Following the completion of play your teams will also have the opportunity to socialise with all the
players in the Members Bar during presentations which will include refreshments and canapés.


VIP Entertainment Experience
Show off your support for Perth’s biggest golfing tournament by entertaining clients and guests on
Saturday and Sunday with a 3 course meal to be enjoyed while overlooking the tournament from the
exclusive Nedlands Golf Club Members Balcony.
Your 10 guests will enjoy canapés on arrival followed by an a la carte lunch menu as the golf action
takes place around you.


You will also be invited to attend the “closed door” Players Dinner at (A)lure Restaurant at Burswood
                       th
Resort on Saturday 25 October. Your table of 8 will enjoy the up close and personal contact with all
the players as you see what happens off the course when Australia’s biggest Legends and Heroes get
together. Choose from a list of the tournament’s biggest names to share your table for the evening –
an opportunity not available to any other tournament sponsors.



                                                                       179 York Street SUBIACO WA 60081
 Vault Sports Management                                                           Phone: +61 8 9380 6978
         ACN: 111 938 861
                                                                                      Fax: +61 8 9264 8295
                              Handa Australia Cup presented by <…..>


The Ian Baker-Finch Experience
You will be given exclusive access to use Ian Baker-Finch (at a pre arranged and agreed time) for a
corporate engagement of your choice. Whether you would like Ian to speak, be interviewed or just
mingle with your guests this is a once in a lifetime opportunity to have personalised time with arguably
one of Australia’s most recognised and talented individuals of all time.
Companies globally pay US$25,000 for this privilege but with Ian’s involvement, love and support of
the Handa Australia Cup he is generously offering up his time for our major presenting partner as a
one off occasion.
Don’t miss this amazing opportunity to WOW all your guests with not only a legendary golfer but an
amazing public speaker, motivator and individual.




Branding
The Handa Australia Cup also provides excellent branding opportunities to ensure your support of the
tournament is recognised by players, spectators, volunteers and most importantly – your guests!
    •   Logo inclusion on the 2008 Handa Australia Cup caddy bibs worn by all players’ caddies on
        course
    •   Signage display in the Members Bar where you will enjoy your daily VIP lunch experience
    •   Acknowledgement as the Presenting Sponsor in all media releases and tournament materials
    •   Full page advertisement in the official tournament book distributed to all players and
        spectators
    •   Sponsorship acknowledgement in logo form on all sponsor recognition boards




                                                                       179 York Street SUBIACO WA 60081
 Vault Sports Management                                                         Phone: +61 8 9380 6978
         ACN: 111 938 861
                                                                                    Fax: +61 8 9264 8295
                              Handa Australia Cup presented by <…..>


The Future
Vault Sports Management is extremely committed to the ongoing growth and development of the
Handa Australia Cup and we look forward to creating strong relationships with our Presenting Sponsor
to ensure the future of the tournament remains filled with stars.


Presenting Sponsor Investment
Golf has become the fastest growing participation sport around the world which has been largely
influenced by Tiger Woods.      Isn’t it wonderful that people everywhere are enjoying a game that
contributes to our community by instilling healthy habits and positive traits such as discipline, honesty
and integrity!


In exchange for the large range of entertainment opportunities available to the Presenting Sponsor at
the 2008 Handa Australia Cup we are seeking a sponsorship investment of $25,000 (+GST).
Should you not wish to take advantage of a private corporate engagement with Ian Baker-Finch, we
seek a sponsorship investment of $20,000 (+GST).


Contact
Please contact Gemma Liddelow from Vault Sports Management to further discuss the 2008 Handa
Australia Cup.


Vault Sports Management
179 York Street
SUBIACO WA 6008

Phone: 08 9380 6978
Mobile: 0411 060 006
Email: gemma.liddelow@vaultsm.com




                                                                       179 York Street SUBIACO WA 60081
 Vault Sports Management                                                          Phone: +61 8 9380 6978
          ACN: 111 938 861
                                                                                     Fax: +61 8 9264 8295

								
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