Team Lake Nona Retains Tavistock Cup Title With Commanding Victory

Mar 15, 2011, 19:29 ET from Tavistock Group

ORLANDO, Fla., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Team Lake Nona dominated Round 2 of the Tavistock Cup capturing its third consecutive win and fourth World Golf and Country Club Championship title in the tournament's eight-year history.

With a score of 43-under par, Team Lake Nona overtook Team Isleworth on their home turf in the singles stroke-play format.

As the low medalist for Day Two, Lake Nona's Oliver Wilson helped lead his team to victory with a score of -7 (65).  Wilson took home the Payne Stewart Salver Award and the $200,000 prize. Team Isleworth's Robert Allenby was runner-up with a score of -6 (66).

Team Albany came in 16 shots behind Lake Nona at 27-under par. Isleworth came in third place with a score of 25-under par. Queenwood finished fourth at 18-under par.

Team Lake Nona's Graeme McDowell won the closest to the pin challenge on Hole 2, Team Queenwood's David Howell on Hole 5, Team Isleworth's Stuart Appleby on Hole 11 and Team Queenwood's Adam Scott on Hole 15.

The annual two-day tournament will be held at Lake Nona Golf & Country Club next year in March.

ABOUT TAVISTOCK GROUP

Tavistock Group is an international private investment company founded by Joe Lewis. With investments in 175 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

Albany is a new 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 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 features generous, undulating and fast greens and is consistently ranked one of the longest and toughest in Florida. 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

Lake Nona Golf & Country Club is a 600-acre private residential golf club community set amidst pristine freshwater lakes and tall oaks, pines and native cypress trees. Located in southeast Orlando, Lake Nona Golf & Country Club features a Tom Fazio-designed 18-hole championship golf course, which is recognized as one of the top residential courses in the world. Lake Nona Golf & Country Club boasts a splendid array of neighborhoods and residences, priced from $1 million to more than $7 million, constructed by some of the leading custom builders in the south. Lake Nona Golf & Country Club forms a cornerstone holding to the Tavistock Group's 7,000-acre mixed-use development plan highlighted by a life sciences cluster becoming known as Lake Nona Medical City. For more information, visit www.lakenona.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.

SOURCE Tavistock Group



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