Matchplay Golf are delighted to have Annodata UK as the main headline sponsor for the Annodata UK Golf Club Classic.
Annodata have a history of involvement in sport and as well as being the main sponsor of Scottish Golf Awards 2016 they are also committed to the GLL Sport Foundation whose mission is to support some of the UK’s top athletes to achieve their sporting potential.
Managed service provider Annodata has is proud to have been the headline sponsor of the Scottish Golf Awards, the award ceremony set up by Scotland’s national governing body for golf to recognise achievements in the sport in 2016. The prestigious event, which took place at the Edinburgh Corn Exchange on Friday 11 March 2016, brought golf fans together to celebrate the achievements of Scotland’s golfers and golf clubs from the past 12 months and has grown into one of the most eagerly anticipated nights of the year in the country’s golfing calendar. Annodata is returning as a headline sponsor for the third time, having sponsored the ceremony in both 2011 and 2012. The event has generated almost £50,000 for the Scottish Golf Charitable Trust over the past two years through its fundraising activities, attracting more than 600 guests on each occasion. Annodata supports a wide variety of businesses and organisations across the UK, providing a range of managed services including unified communications, IT, print hardware and software solutions. Working with clients in both the private and public sectors, the company boasts a number of golf clubs among its 4,000 customers, including Scottish Golf.
Dan Rhoda, Annodata’s Managing Director for Scotland, commented:
“We are delighted to return as a sponsor of Scottish Golf Awards, giving us a chance to celebrate what has been another successful season of golf at all levels of the sport. Both golf and Scotland play an important part in our business and we have worked hard in recent years to extend our footprint and reach to better support our Scottish clients. The awards ceremony is always a great occasion and we look forward to celebrating with our clients on the night itself.”
Eight-time Solheim Cup player and former Women’s British Open champion Catriona Matthew will become the first female recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award, while a number of the game’s leading names are in contention for the coveted Player of the Year accolade, including Scotland’s WGC winner Russell Knox, Seniors’ major champion Colin Montgomerie, as well rising amateur stars Ewen Ferguson and Shannon McWilliam.
Hamish Grey, Chief Executive of Scottish Golf, added:
“Bringing a headline sponsor on board for the Scottish Golf Awards highlights the growing popularity and success of the event in recent years. We are very grateful to Annodata for their sponsorship and look forward to raising more funds for our charity’s worthy causes, which include environmental, education and participation projects within golf.”
Founded in 1988, Annodata is a national managed services provider specialising in the efficient flow of information using the most effective types of communication. With annual revenues of £80million, the company brings together a range of specialist services including managed print services, unified communications, document management and software, mobile telephony, communication services and cloud hosting services. With clients in the private and public sector, its team of specialists understand the needs of small and large organisations in all sectors and can help re-design business processes in-house or through a fully managed service.
The company has long-standing relationships with leading global enterprises including 02, Avaya, Kyocera, HP, Mitel and Ricoh giving businesses access to the latest technologies, future-proofing the enterprise.
Changing lives together
Our corporate philosophy has service at its core. Service to our clients, service to our employees and service to the wider population for the greater good. It is why as part of our corporate social responsibility plan, we began Annodata’s Giving Back Program. This program aims to identify not-for-profit organisations and charitable causes that strike a chord with our overarching values. Over the years we have supported some great charities and charitable causes and as a result, have been able to impact communities globally for the greater good. Recently, our program has seen us sponsor and partner with the GLL Sport Foundation, as part of our social mission to ensure that talented individuals have all the opportunities to maximise their talent through sports.
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