Wednesday, November 4, 2015

2015 Alliance Golf Cup a Great Success

(JUPITER, Florida) – H4Events USA, which organizes and conducts golf-related travel experiences in the U.S. and France, presented the 2015 Alliance Golf Cup to enthusiastic acclaim. The tournament, which took place Oct. 16-18 at PGA National Resort & Spa, in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., featured an opening reception followed by two days of Presidents Cup-style competition between an international and a U.S. team, both vying for the Alliance Golf Cup trophy. The U.S. team retained the trophy this year after a close and spirited contest.

“We appreciate the generous support of our sponsors for the 2nd annual Alliance Golf Cup and the participation of so many fine players, both amateur and professional,” said Laurent-Alix Huguet, founder and CEO of H4Events USA. “We look forward to carrying on the tradition next year and for many years to come.”

The sponsors for this year’s Alliance Golf Cup were: Argolf, Billecart-Salmon Champagne, Custom Golf Bags USA, Easy Glove, GOLFSmart, Linda Hartough Golf Landscapes, Orquera Florida, Panagica, SKIMP, VPAR and WellPutt.

As a Silver Partner of The First Tee, the Alliance Golf Cup will donate a portion of the event’s proceeds to help support this organization’s important work.

About the Alliance Golf Cup
Sixty players participated in this year’s event. Each team consisted of 10 professionals and 20 amateurs, men and women with handicaps ranging from 0 to 20, playing in friendly competition. The captains for the 2015 Alliance Golf Cup were Patricia Meunier-Lebouc, international team,  and John Means Jr., U.S. team.

Player comments at the conclusion of play included:
- “It was very nice to meet new people at this outstanding tournament, which was lots of fun with a great format.” –Antoine Lebouc, professional, international team
- “I enjoyed meeting friends old and new, including people from all over Europe. Everyone was friendly and excited to be part of this unique event.” –Tom Siddon, PGA Professional, U.S. team
- “I met some awesome people and made great connections. I feel very fortunate to have been a part of this event.” –Alexis Gemme-Piacente, amateur, international team
- “I would like to thank H4Events for a wonderful weekend of golf. Playing in the Alliance Golf Cup is very special. It’s not just a golf tournament, but a way for people from various countries to compete and get to know one another. Great golf, great people.” –Wayne Lachman, amateur, U.S. team
- “I had a terrific time. There was a lot of good play, very good people and a fun format. I’d love to be invited back.” –Alan Appelbaum, amateur, U.S. team
- “It is always a great pleasure and an amazing experience to come out and compete for the international team at the Alliance Golf Cup. I will be back next year for sure!” –Greg Orquera, amateur, international team
- “This was a great event, with a lot of association among great people. I look forward to next year’s Alliance Golf Cup.” –Tommey Lyons, amateur, U.S. team
- “Excellent organization and a magnificent venue made this an excellent tournament. Many thanks, and here’s to next year.” –Janick Cordon, amateur, international team
- “A fantastic event with much fun, camaraderie and new friends. Can’t wait for next year.” –Brian Symonds, PGA Professional, U.S. team
- “Again this year I met some wonderful people who love golf, good competition and fair play. The organization of the event was dynamic and professional. These two days were a great pleasure.” –Gorge Cordon, amateur, international team

For more information about the Alliance Golf Cup, see

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