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Tavistock Cup Features Modified Play on Day 1 Second round will include entire 24-player field

WINDERMERE, Fla., March 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The 10th Tavistock Cup returns to Isleworth featuring a modified format due to a rain delay at the Arnold Palmer Invitational.

Sixteen of the 24 players in this year's Tavistock Cup field will play on Monday, March 25. Those Tavistock Cup players who did not finish at the Arnold Palmer Invitational Sunday will join the two-day tournament on Tuesday, March 26.

Tavistock Cup's second round will feature all 24 players in this year's field representing Albany, Isleworth, Lake Nona Golf & Country Club, Oak Tree National, Primland and Queenwood Golf Club. Team Queenwood has replaced Thomas Bjorn with Martin Laird.

The Tavistock Cup will be televised on Golf Channel Monday following the conclusion of play at the Arnold Palmer Invitational. It will also air live on Golf Channel Tuesday.

Monday's competition will feature a Better Ball Stroke Play format. Round 1 will not count toward the Tavistock Cup results.

Tavistock Cup will be reduced to an 18-hole Individual Stoke Play format on Tuesday. Each team will count four 18-hole individual scores on Tuesday.

Tavistock Cup's first-day pairings are as follows:

Group 1 - 12:20 p.m.

Tom Lewis and Paul McGinley will play with Bob Tway and Scott Verplank.

Group 2 - 12:35 p.m.

Brian Davis and D.A. Points will play with Peter Hanson and Webb Simpson.

Group 3 - 12:50 p.m.

Tim Clark and Adam Scott will play with Ross Fisher and Graeme McDowell.

Group 4 - 1:05 p.m.

Fred Couples and Jay Haas will play with Bo Van Pelt and Bubba Watson.

The second-round pairings feature individual stroke play. Each team will count four 18-hole individual scores. The team with the lowest score in relation to par on Tuesday will be crowned World Golf and Country Club Champion.  

Day 2


9:20 a.m.

Graeme McDowell (Team Lake Nona)


Ian Poulter (Team Albany)


Adam Scott (Team Queenwood)



9:35 a.m.

Ross Fisher (Team Lake Nona)


Bill Haas (Team Primland)


D.A. Points (Team Isleworth)



9:50 a.m.

Jay Haas (Team Primland)


Paul McGinley (Team Queenwood)


Bob Tway (Team Oak Tree National)



10:05 a.m.

Charles Howell III (Team Oak Tree National)


Justin Rose (Team Albany)


Bubba Watson (Team Isleworth)



10:20 a.m.

Tim Clark (Team Albany)


Henrik Stenson (Team Lake Nona)


Bo Van Pelt (Team Isleworth)



10:35 a.m.

Peter Hanson (Team Lake Nona)


Martin Laird (Team Queenwood)


Webb Simpson (Team Primland)



10:50 a.m.

Brian Davis (Team Isleworth)


Tom Lewis (Team Queenwood)


Scott Verplank (Team Oak Tree National)



11:05 a.m.

Fred Couples (Team Primland)


Rickie Fowler (Team Oak Tree National)


Tiger Woods (Team Albany)

Each year, Tavistock Cup contestants play for prize money, charity, team hole-in-one prizes and the title of World Golf and Country Club Champion.

Over the last decade, the Tavistock Cup through the Tavistock Foundation has generated millions of dollars for philanthropy including various player charities as well as education, health and human services, youth development and community programs designed to grow the game of golf.

The two-day PGA TOUR-sanctioned tournament will be broadcast live on Golf Channel in the United States and Canada and airs on international affiliates throughout the United Kingdom, Asia, Australia, Latin America and South Africa. Visit www.tavistockcup.com for real-time live scoring of the 2013 Tavistock Cup.

ABOUT TAVISTOCK CUP
Established in 2004, the annual Tavistock Cup is an officially sanctioned PGA TOUR event that brings together the best golf and country clubs in a team competition. The two-day tournament admits only invited guests and is broadcast around the world. Featuring the best players in the game, the Tavistock Cup crowns the World Golf and Country Club Champion. For more information, visit www.tavistockcup.com.

ABOUT TAVISTOCK GROUP
Tavistock Group is an international private investment organization founded by Joe Lewis. With investments in more than 200 companies across 15 countries, Tavistock Group's investment portfolio includes: life sciences, sports teams and sporting events, manufacturing and distribution, oil, gas and energy, financial services, restaurants, commercial properties, private luxury residential properties, resort properties and master-planned real estate developments. For more information, visit www.tavistock.com.

ABOUT ALBANY
Opened in 2010, Albany is a luxury resort community created by Tavistock Group, Tiger Woods and Ernie Els. Nestled among approximately 600 oceanfront acres on the southwestern end of New Providence in The Bahamas, Albany is conveniently located seven minutes and five miles from Nassau's international airport. Albany features an array of residential offerings and amenities for all members of the family, including a well-appointed boutique hotel, a 71-slip mega-yacht marina, an Ernie Els-designed golf course, a fitness center and spa, an adult pool and bar, a family water park, a kids' clubhouse, and casual and fine dining restaurants. Albany's deep-water marina is being designed and built to aesthetically rival the great resort ports of the world. For more information, visit www.albanybahamas.com.

ABOUT ISLEWORTH GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB
Nestled amongst the Butler Chain of Lakes in southwest Orlando, Isleworth Golf & Country Club is a 600-acre private residential community with more than seven miles of shoreline and a championship golf course. Conceived by Arnold Palmer, designed by Ed Seay and enhanced by Steve Smyers, Isleworth's course is consistently ranked one of the longest and toughest in the nation for its generous, undulating and fast greens and has been a regular host of the PGA TOUR-sanctioned Tavistock Cup. Isleworth is home to an 89,000-square-foot Mediterranean-style clubhouse where members have access to multiple dining venues and a fitness center. Members also enjoy tennis facilities, a year-round children's program, concierge services and 24-hour gated security. Isleworth's natural setting lends the perfect backdrop for its collection of monumental sculptures. Elegant estate homes, priced from $2 million to more than $20 million, are afforded commanding golf to water views. For more information, visit www.isleworth.com.

ABOUT LAKE NONA GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB
Offering world-class education, exceptional family experiences and outstanding amenities, Lake Nona Golf & Country Club has delivered the highest quality of living in Central Florida for more than 25 years. A vibrant, international population of members and residents enjoy an active lifestyle along with a full social calendar for recreation, celebration and entertainment. Lake Nona's Tom Fazio-designed championship golf course is world-ranked and has been a regular host of the PGA TOUR-sanctioned Tavistock Cup. Lake Nona also features a newly renovated fitness center, guest lodge, tennis courts and pool, year-round children's programming, as well as a trio of pristine lakes providing freshwater fishing and boating opportunities. Just outside the gates of this private sanctuary lie numerous parks and trails, diverse workspaces, as well as forthcoming retail and entertainment choices beside a cluster of hospitals, universities and research institutions setting new benchmarks in medical education, patient care and scientific research. For more information, visit www.lakenona.com.

ABOUT OAK TREE NATIONAL
Oak Tree National Golf Club is a 640-acre private, members-only golf club with an 18-hole championship course, a state-of-the-art teaching facility led by noted golf instructor E. J. Pfister, and a nationally recognized fitness center specializing in fitness programs and injury rehab for golfers. Located in the countryside of Edmond, Oklahoma, Oak Tree National was founded in 1976 by Ernie Vossler and Joe Walser. Oak Tree National was conceived by Pete Dye, who designed the course to be the most challenging in the United States. Characterized by hilly terrain and strong winds, the par-71 inland course has been host to several major tournaments. For more information, visit www.oaktreenational.com.

ABOUT PRIMLAND
Located in southwest Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains, Primland is a 12,000-acre eco-conscious mountain resort offering championship golf, a distinctive lodge and cottages, refined dining and an array of outdoor activities. Primland features 26 lodge rooms and suites, mountain homes, cottages, and the one-of-a-kind Golden Eagle Tree House. In 2006, Primland became home to the Highland Course, a championship golf course designed by renowned links architect Donald Steel. The par-72, mountaintop course measures 7,053 yards and weaves its way through the surrounding landscape across ridgetops and over valleys. Primland offers an array of outdoor and indoor amenities, including fishing, hiking, hunting, tennis, a Native American-inspired spa, fitness center, movie theater, and formal and casual dining spaces that serve seasonal farm-fresh products. For more information, visit www.primland.com.

ABOUT QUEENWOOD GOLF CLUB
Queenwood Golf Club is a traditional private golf club nestled in the heart of the rolling Surrey countryside near London. Founded by American entrepreneur Frederick D. Green, Queenwood features a heathland course, extraordinary clubhouse facilities and a limited membership. Queenwood's course is the creation of David Kidd, widely known for his work at Bandon Dunes in Oregon. Providing sophisticated tranquility for members and their guests, Queenwood's clubhouse offers a wide array of services available throughout the year, including fine dining experiences and luxurious guestrooms. For more information, visit www.queenwood.co.uk.

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